Doyle examines the role of local and national politics on hospitals. Ultimately, Doyle argues that social and economic diversity created a number of models for future health care which rested on a combination of voluntary and municipal provision.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Leeds and Sheffield: Economic, Social and Political Change; Chapter 2 Hospital Provision: Voluntary and Municipal; Chapter 3 Patients and Access; Chapter 4 Specialization and the Challenges of Modern Medicine; Chapter 5 Finance; Chapter 6 The Politics of Hospital Provision; Chapter 7 Co-operation, Competition and the Development of Hospital Systems; Conclusion;
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