Health Budgets

An excellent paper written by Francesca Pozzoli ‘Health Budgets: A critical analysis of the NHS vision’ in the current edition of Research, Policy and Planning (2019) 33(2),69-84 includes the memorable passage:

The mantra of choice and control is so powerful, and so widespread within both health and social care, that it is now very difficult, both at a policy and practice level, to challenge such concepts or to substitute them with others.

For the full paper click here and scroll down to page 69.