Health Policies 2023-24
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 1
Comparative health policy
Comparing health care systems
Global patterning of health
Social determinants of Health
Spatial patterning of health
Unemployment and Health
Rationing and Health Policy
History of Health Policy in Britain I
History of Health Policy in Britain II
The Privatisation and Marketisation of Health Care The Changing Divide between Health and Social Care Devolution and Health policy Mental Health Policy Governance and Health Care Language, Culture and Health Policy
-threshold -Provide an account of the origins of the principles and practices of health policy; demonstrate an awareness of the main health policy models; provide a basic account of economic, social and political factors influencing health policy; present spoken and written material clearly, focusing on major points relevant to the question or argument; locate basic sources of information and produce appropriately formatted and referenced work -good -Provide a comprehensive account of the historical development of health policy and the NHS in particular; describe the various agencies involved in the development of health policies; explain and evaluate the main health policy models; explain and appreciate the ways in which economic, demographic, sociological and political factors in general and in particular have impacted upon the development of health policy; speak and write in fluent prose, summarising material and arguments competently; search databases efficiently, contribute effectively within a group. -excellent -Provide a comprehensive account of the historical development of health policy in the UK; examine the effect of devolved government on the development of health policy; provide an evaluative account of theoretical concepts in relation to policy and apply these theories to specific examples of policy questions; make oral and written presentations of relatively complex material in a clear and competent manner, identifying and focusing on some of the major relevant issues; work independently to locate a wide range of sources of information, and produce properly referenced written work that is of a good standard.
- Demonstrate an understanding of recent and current policy debates on the organization and delivery of health services
- Show a working knowledge of the historical development of the NHS.
- Thoroughly understand the main implications of devolved government for health care in the light of comparisons with other countries and regions.
- Understand and be able to apply analytical skills to assess evidence and different arguments for organizational change in health at regional, national and international levels.