This book is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. Chapters discuss and evaluate:
1. The Geographical Basis of Organisation 2. Regional Variations in Need and Provision 3. The Location of Primary Care 4. The Location of Hospitals 5. Transport to Health Services 6. Health Care in Rural Areas 7. Health Care in the Inner City 8. Health Services for All.