Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Divergence or convergence? : Health inequalities and policy in a devolved Britain

By Katherine E. Smith, David J. Hunter, Tim Blackman, Eva Elliott, Alexandra Greene, Barbara E. Harrington, Linda Marks, Lorna McKee and Gareth H. Williams

Abstract

Peer reviewedPostprin

Topics: Britain, critical discourse analysis, devolution, health inequalities, policy divergence, social-policy, Scotland, document, Wales, RA Public aspects of medicine, RA
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1177/0261018308101627
OAI identifier: oai:aura.abdn.ac.uk:2164/734
Journal:

Suggested articles

Citations

  1. (1998). A first class service: Quality in the new NHS. London: Department of Health.
  2. (2004). Analysing documentary realities. In
  3. (2006). Beyond Boundaries - Citizen-Centred Local Services for Wales (Beecham Review). Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.
  4. (2005). Building a Health Service fit for the Future. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.
  5. (1987). Community Care in Britain: Variations on a theme. London: King's Fund Publishing Office.
  6. (2007). Comparative British Central-Local Relations: Regional Centralism, Governance and Intergovernmental Relations. Public Policy and Administration,
  7. (2004). Convergence and Divergence Following Devolution in Scotland: An Implementation Agenda,
  8. (2005). Delivering choosing health: making healthier choices easier. London: Department of Health.
  9. (2005). Designed for Life - Creating World Class Health and Social Care for Wales in the 21st Century. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.
  10. (2001). Divergence and Devolution. London: The Nuffield Trust.
  11. (2005). Exploring Social Policy in the 'New'
  12. (2006). Forging new ‘ways of life’? Social policy and nation building in devolved Scotland and Wales.
  13. (2004). Four way Bet - How Devolution has led to four different models for the NHS. London: The Constitution Unit.
  14. (2001). From Vision to Reality.
  15. (2005). Governance and Social Policy in the Devolved Scotland.
  16. (2004). Health Challenge Wales. Retrieved
  17. (1997). Health Gain Targets for Wales (DGM (97)50). Cardiff: The Welsh Office.
  18. (2002). Health Improvement Strategy Division.
  19. (2004). Health inequalities: concepts, frameworks and policy (Briefing Paper).
  20. (2007). Health Policy in Wales: Making a Difference in Conditions of Difficulty.
  21. (2001). Health Secretary announces new plans to improve health in poorest areas.
  22. (2003). Health: how far can Wales diverge from England? In
  23. (2001). Improving Health in Wales - A Plan for the NHS with its Partners. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.
  24. (1998). Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health. London: The Stationary Office.
  25. (2006). Introduction: Rethinking social policy through devolution.
  26. (1999). Making it Work Together - Dewar Outlines Timetable for Delivery Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.
  27. (1997). Meanings in Policy: A textual analysis of Canada's "Achieving Health for All"
  28. (2001). National Assembly for Wales.
  29. (2003). Partnership for Care - Scotland's Health White Paper. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.
  30. (2006). Performance Assessment and Wicked Problems: The Case of Health Inequalities. Public Policy and Administration,
  31. (2003). Poor Health - Social Inequality before and after the Black Report.
  32. (2001). Promoting health and well being: Implementing the national health promotion strategy. Cardiff: Health Promotion Division, The National Assembly for Wales.
  33. (2003). Public Health Policy.
  34. (2003). Review of Health and Social Care in Wales. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.
  35. (2004). Scottish solutions to Scottish problems'? Social welfare in Scotland since devolution. In doi
  36. (2004). Securing Good Health for the Whole Population [final report].
  37. (2002). Securing our Future Health: Taking a Long-Term View [Final Report]. London: HM Treasury.
  38. (2003). Social Inclusion Policy-Making in Scotland: Assessing the 'Capability–Expectations' Gap. The Political Quarterly, doi
  39. (2006). Socioeconomic inequalities in health: evidence on patterns and determinants.
  40. (2004). Spending Review: Public Service Agreements
  41. (2007). Statins, saving lives, and shibboleths.
  42. (2003). Tackling Health Inequalities: A programme for action. London: Department of Health.
  43. (2002). Technical Note for the Spending Review
  44. (2004). The Civil Service and Intergovernmental Relations.
  45. (2003). The Elections in Scotland and Wales: What’s at Stake?
  46. (1971). The inverse care law. doi
  47. (2003). The Measuring Inequalities in Health Working Group.
  48. (2000). The NHS Plan: A plan for investment, a plan for reform. London: The Stationary Office.
  49. (2004). The Primacy of Ideology: Social policy and the first term of the National Assembly for Wales. In
  50. (2003). The Scottish Executive and the Challenges of Complex PolicyMaking.
  51. (1997). The Scottish Parliament and Social Policy.
  52. (2005). The Territorial Bases of Health Policymaking in the UK after Devolution. Regional and Federal Studies, doi
  53. (2003). The utilisation of health research in policy-making: concepts, examples and methods of assessment. doi
  54. (2006). The Work the Document Does: Research, Policy, and Equity in Health. doi
  55. (2006). U.S. Policy on Health Inequities: The Interplay of Politics and Research. doi
  56. (2007). Using Devolution to Set the Agenda? Venue Shift and the Smoking Ban in Scotland.
  57. (2006). Venue Shift Following Devolution: When Reserved Meets Devolved in Scotland. Regional and Federal Studies,
  58. (2002). Well Being in Wales. Cardiff:

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.