Publications

library booksHSMC have published a significant body of material in relation to clinical and strategic commissioning. The following are some of our key publications. Our HSMC department pages have a full list of Publications including our Newsletters and policy papers.

2014

Miller, R, Williams, Allen, K, Glasby, J (2014) Evidence, insight or intuition? Investment decisions in the commissioning of prevention services for older people. Journal of Care Services Management DOI: 10.1179/1750168714Y.0000000027.

Robert, G, Harlock, J, Williams, I (2014) Disentangling rhetoric and reality: an international Delphi study of factors and processes that facilitate the successful implementation of decisions to decommission healthcare services. Implementation Science 9: 123.

Smith, N, Mitton, C, Davison, A, Williams, I (2014) A politics of priority setting: Ideas, interests and Institutions in Healthcare Resource Allocation. Public Policy and Administration 29(4): 331-347.

Williams, I, Phillips, D, Nicholson, C, Shearer, H (2014) Evaluation of a deliberative approach to citizen involvement in health care priority setting. Leadership in Health Services 27(1): 5-19.

2013

Daniels, T, Williams, I, Robinson, S, Spence, K (2013), Tackling Disinvestment in Health Care Services: the views of resource allocators in the English NHS. Journal of Health Organisation and Management 27(6): 762-780.

Williams, I (2013) Institutions and health care rationing: the example of health care coverage in the English National Health Service. Policy and Politics 41(2): 223-239.

Williams, I, Bovaird, T, Brown, H, Allen, K, Dickinson, H, Kennedy, J, Glasby, J (2013) Designing whole-systems commissioning: lessons from the English experience. Journal of Care Services Management 6(2): 83-92.

2012

Lafi, R, Robinson, S, Williams, I (2012) Economic evaluation and health care rationing in Jordan: a study of national-level priority setting. Value in Health 15(5): 771-776.

McCafferty, S, Williams, I, Hunter, D, Robinson, S, Donaldson, C, Bate, A (2012) Implementing world class commissioning competencies. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 17: 40-48.

Robinson, S, Williams, I, Dickinson, H, Freeman, T, Rumbold, B (2012) The practice of priority setting and rationing in health care: the English Experience. Social Science and Medicine 75(12): 2386-2393.

Robinson, S, Dickinson, H, Freeman, T, Rumbold, B, Williams, I (2012) Structures and processes for priority setting by healthcare funders: a national survey of primary care trusts in England. Health Services Management Research 25(3): 113-20.

2011

Dickinson, H, Freeman, T, Robinson, S and Williams, I (2011) Resource scarcity and priority-setting: from management to leadership in the rationing of health care? Public Money and Management, Sept 2011.

Dickinson, H, Williams, I, Freeman, T, Robinson, S (2011) Resource scarcity and priority setting: from management to leadership in the rationing of health care? Public Money and Management 31(5): 363-370.

Williams, I, Dickinson, H, Robinson, S (2011) Disinvestment: cutting with care. The Health Service Journal 121 (6256): 24-25.

Williams, I, Dickinson, H, Robinson, S (2011) Joined-up rationing? An analysis of priority setting in health and social care commissioning. Journal of Integrated Care 19(1): 3-11.

2010

Williams, I, Dickinson, H and Robinson, S (2010), Joined-up Rationing? An analysis of priority setting in health and social care commissioning, Jounal of Integrated Care, Volume 19, Issue 1.

2008

Ellins, J, Ham, C and Parker, H (2008)
Choice and competition in primary care - much ado about nothing? Birmingham, HSMC Policy Paper.

Ham, C (2008)
World class commissioning: a health policy chimera. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 13, 116-121.

Ellins, J and Glasby, J (2008)
Implementing joint strategic needs assessment: Pitfalls, possibilities and progress. Leeds: Integrated Care Network.

Ham, C (2008)
Health care commissioning in the international context: lessons from experience and evidence. Birmingham: HSMC.

2007

Powell, M (ed) (2007)
Understanding the mixed economy of welfare. Bristol: Policy Press.

Ham, C (2007)
When politics and markets collide: reforming the English National Health Service. Birmingham: HSMC.