The performance paradigm in the English NHS: potential, pitfalls, and prospects.

@inproceedings{Exworthy2010ThePP,
  title={The performance paradigm in the English NHS: potential, pitfalls, and prospects.},
  author={Mark Exworthy},
  year={2010}
}
Over the past two decades, in many countries, the performance paradigm has become firmly established by governments seeking to manage public services, to control professionals, to contain costs and to accommodate rising public expectations.1,2,3 It is not surprising, therefore, that notions of performance have been central to the way in which health policy has developed. The National Health Service (NHS) in England is no exception; indeed, it has arguably been at the forefront of developments… CONTINUE READING

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