This article examines the continuing debate about, and inter-relationship between, the NHS, decentralization and local participation. The focus of the article is the experience of decentralization and participation over the past 25 years and, drawing on a new conceptualization of decentralization, it identifies the extent to which the NHS supports decentralized approaches to participation.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Public Money & Management|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2005|