Public value and priority setting in health care (Completed 2010)

The main aims of this project are:

  • To review the literature on 'public value' and its application to health care
  • To implement and evaluate a 'public value' approach to PCT priority setting
  • To design and produce a public value resource pack for NHS priority setters

Data collection for this project has now been completed and the research team are in the process of producing academic and practice outputs.


Toolkit and literature review on ‘Public Value and priority Setting in Health Care’

Williams, I. & Shearer, H. (2011) Appraising Public Value: past, present and futures. Public Administration 89(4): 1367-1384.

A further academic article will be available shortly.

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Date: 2008-2010
Funders: Warwick Business School (Warwick University) and the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
Research lead: Professor John Benington (Warwick Business School)
HSMC researchers: Dr Iestyn Williams