Need for redefining needs

  title={Need for redefining needs},
  author={Mohsen Asadi-lari and Chris Packham and David Gray},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  pages={34 - 34}
Defining needs is difficult due to the inherent complexity of the concept of 'need', so it is not surprising that numerous definitions have been proposed. 'Health' consists of a wide range of characteristics so 'health needs' ought to include personal and social care, health care, accommodation, finance, education, employment and leisure, transport and access. Target-driven standards in areas of health care with a high political profile appear to be replacing the concept of universal provision… CONTINUE READING

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