Picture of two heads

Open Access research that challenges the mind...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including those from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health - but also papers by researchers based within the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Can the public sector learn? The importation of patient focused care in an NHS hospital trust

Harvey, C. and Howorth, C. and Mueller, F. (2004) Can the public sector learn? The importation of patient focused care in an NHS hospital trust. In: Questioning the New Public Management. Ashgate, Aldershot, United Kingdom. ISBN 0754633977

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

This chapter discusses the importation of patient focused care in an NHS hospital trust. It has been published in the title 'Questioning the New Public Management' which contains a wealth of detailed and fascinating case studies of New Public Management (NPM) in practice in the UK, exploring the enactment of NPM in its specific organizational contexts.