Modernisation as a professionalising strategy: the case of critical care in England.

@article{Green2011ModernisationAA,
  title={Modernisation as a professionalising strategy: the case of critical care in England.},
  author={Judith Green and Mary Alison Aine Durand and Andrew Hutchings and Nick Black},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={819-36}
}
There has been broad agreement about how to characterise the processes of 'modernisation' of the public sector in welfare societies, but rather less consensus on the impact of this modernisation on professionals. This paper takes critical care in England as a case study to explore how professionals in one setting account for the changes associated with modernisation. In contrast to reports from other arenas, critical care professionals were positive about the processes and outcomes of… CONTINUE READING

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