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.

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.

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.

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.

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.