Financing Medicine: The British Experience Since 1750
Martin Gorsky, Sally Sheard
Routledge, 2006 - Business & Economics - 258 pages
Financing Medicine brings together a collection of essays dealing with the financing of medical care in Britain since the mid-eighteenth century, with a view to addressing two major issues:
The book also goes on to explore the 'lessons' and legacies of the past which bear upon developments under the NHS.
The contributors to this volume provide a sustained and detailed examination of the model of health care which preceded the NHS - an organization whose distinctive features hold such fascination for the scholars of health systems - and their insights illuminate current debates on the future of the NHS.
For students and scholars of the history of medicine, this will prove essential reading.