Chapter 3. England

  1. Prof. John Rapoport2,
  2. Prof. Philip Jacobs3 and
  3. Prof. Egon Jonsson4
  1. Adam Oliver

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622962.ch3

Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison

Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison

How to Cite

Oliver, A. (2008) England, in Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison (eds J. Rapoport, P. Jacobs and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622962.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mount Holyoke College, Department of Economics, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA

  2. 3

    Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

Author Information

  1. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Egon Jonsson

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527321100

Online ISBN: 9783527622962

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Keywords:

  • NHS;
  • efficiency;
  • internal market;
  • NICE;
  • performance management;
  • choice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Structural Characteristics of the NHS

  • The Efficiency Initiatives

  • Conclusions

  • References