Poland's broken promises

Watson, N. (2004) Poland's broken promises. Lancet, 363(9430), pp. 235-238.

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Abstract

Discusses how the health care system in Poland is failing the population despite repeated attempts at reform. Plans for a new health care system by the Polish government; Description of the turmoil in Poland; Reasons why the system has not been able to reform itself; History of the health care system as it has developed since the end of communism in 1989; How the system of informal payments has become widespread in the Polish health service

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Health, Health Care Reform, Medical Care, Poland, Public Health
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Watson, Professor Nicholas
Authors: Watson, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Social Scientists working in Health and Wellbeing
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Journal Name:Lancet
ISSN:0140-6736

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