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Ham, Christopher

Overview
Works: 155 works in 509 publications in 3 languages and 5,121 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: RA395.G6, 362.10941
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Ham
Health policy in Britain : the politics and organisation of the National Health Service by Christopher Ham( Book )

73 editions published between 1982 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systematically updated throughout, the fifth edition of this leading text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive account of health policy in the UK. The book describes and analyses the organization and politics of the NHS, and examines both in light ofLabour government policy since 1997
The policy process in the modern capitalist state by Christopher Ham( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revised edition of this text covers theoretical approaches to the study of policy making and implementation. The book is essentially a study of the policy process, reviewing and comparing various approaches to its understanding
Reasonable rationing : international experience of priority setting in health care by Christopher Ham( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health care rationing is a reality in much of the world, and priority setting is an issue of increasing importance. Choices about the use of health care budgets are inescapable and difficult. This study look at priority setting in the health services of several countries
The global challenge of health care rationing by Angela Coulter( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book 'aims to add to the debate on priority setting by drawing on experience from around the world. Summarizes the latest thinking in this area and provides a unique resource for those searching for a guide through the maze.'
Health policy in Britain by Christopher Ham( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fully-updated sixth edition offers a clear and thorough introduction to the history of the NHS, its funding and priorities, and to the process of policy making
Health care reform : learning from international experience by Christopher Ham( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an up-to-date review and analysis of health care reform in five countries: Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. It reviews the experience of introducing competition into the health service as well as policies to strengthen management and change methods of paying hospitals and doctors. The experience of each country is described by experts from the countries concerned. In this lucid introduction, Chris Ham sets out the context of reform, and in the conclusion identifies the emerging lessons. The book provides an authoritative introduction to health care reform in Europe and North America at a time of increasing political and public interest in this field. It has been designed for students of social policy and the full range of health service practitioners on courses of professional training
Management and competition in the NHS by Christopher Ham( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines lessons learned since the NHS reforms and indicates what needs to be done to take reform forward. Health service reform
Policy-making in the National Health Service : a case study of the Leeds Regional Hospital Board by Christopher Ham( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new National Health Service : organization and management by Christopher Ham( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts. An introduction to the NHS with basic information about the organization and financing of health services, management arrangements and health care policies
Medical leadership : from the dark side to centre stage by P Spurgeon( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health check : health care reforms in an international context by Christopher Ham( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book review developments in the US, Canada, Sweden, West Germany Holland to provide a context for the NHS reform programme
The politics of NHS reform, 1988-97 : metaphor or reality? by Christopher Ham( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reports on the results of research into the role of health secretaries between 1988 and 1997. It is based on interviews with Kenneth Clarke, William Waldegrave, Virginia Bottomley and Stephen Dorrell
Contested decisions : priority setting in the NHS by Christopher Ham( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on original research, this study of five contested treatment decisions forms a sequel to the King's Fund publication Tragic Choices in Health Care: the Case of Child B
Total purchasing : a model for locality commissioning by Rod Smith( )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is based on the practical experience of pilot schemes which have identified a variety of opportunities and innovative ideas which others can adopt and developages This book is a reference for principals and managers of fundholding practices, those thinking about becoming fundholders, and for the managers of provider units seeking to expand their services, including the commissioning authorities
Priority setting in action : purchasing dilemmas by Frank Honigsbaum( )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of purchasers exposes the weaknesses of conventional thinking on the costs and benefits of priorities. Health policy analysts now have to develop rational criteria to support decisions in a process which may be inherently intuitive. This authoritative and practical text points the way towards clear choices in resource allocation and the implications of these choices on expenditure diverted among different health care programmes
Tragic choices in health care : the case of child B by Christopher Ham( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public, private or community : what next for the NHS? by Christopher Ham( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing health services : health authority members in search of a role by Christopher Ham( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical negligence : compensation and accountability by Christopher Ham( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priority setting processes for healthcare : in Oregon, USA, New Zealand, the Netherlands ; Sweden, and the United Kingdom by Christopher Ham( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the face of the relentless rise in health costs, many countries have had to set priorities so that maximum benefit can be made of limited funds. This book shares the experience of those which have taken a lead in this field, and draws on models being developed in Oregon, New Zealand and Sweden as well as the UK. It discusses and strengths and weaknesses of each system from which healthcare planners and managers can draw their own conclusions and apply to the situation for which they are responsible
 
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Reasonable rationing : international experience of priority setting in health care
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The policy process in the modern capitalist stateReasonable rationing : international experience of priority setting in health careThe global challenge of health care rationingHealth policy in BritainHealth care reform : learning from international experienceManagement and competition in the NHSPolicy-making in the National Health Service : a case study of the Leeds Regional Hospital BoardMedical leadership : from the dark side to centre stage
Alternative Names
Chris Ham Politicial scientist

Christopher Ham

Ham Chris

Ham, Chris 1951-

Ham, Christ 1951-

Ham, Christopher

Ham, Christopher 1951-

Крис Хэм

كريس هام

함, 크리스 1951-

함, 크리스토퍼 1951-

Languages
English (257)

Italian (9)

Korean (2)