Learning from New Labour's health reforms

Posted on Wednesday 28th September 2011

A chapter in a new book recently published by the King's Fund, Understanding New Labour's market reforms of the English NHS, draws heavily on the research findings of a three-year collaborative research project between the University of Birmingham and the King's Fund.

The original research report entitled, Comparative case studies of health reform in England, draws on a case study analysis of six regions in England. The findings are based on a series of in-depth interviews carried out between 2008-2009 with a range of stakeholders including Board Directors, senior clinicians and service managers, the aim being to understand how different policies with different characteristics interact at local levels.

Full report: Comparative case studies of health reform in England: Report submitted to the Department of Health Policy Research Programme (PRP) - (pdf, opens in new window)