This concise textbook provides an introduction to health policy and planning. Aimed at students of nursing, medicine and other health disciplines, as well as practitioners, the book examines key concepts and models of health policy and planning in such a way that they can be applied to any national context. The final result should stimulate discussion amongst students of health care management in a context free from ethnocentric limitations.
COLIN PALFREY is an Education Consultant working as a Lecturer in Health Care Policy and Planning and as a Researcher for a Housing Trust. He has worked in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and the Far East, running Health Care Planning courses. AE(00): Colin Palfrey is an Education Consultant with many years experience of teaching health policy. He teaches extensively overseas in the UK and draws upon the needs and experience of his students worldwide in order to create this text.