Agenda-setting in health reform:the role of community

Rosemary Aldrich, Gavin Mooney
2001 Australian Health Review  
This paper presents a number of issues surrounding the setting of agendas for health care reform. We argue the need for increased community involvement, as well as the necessity to wrest health-care decision-making from health care professionals, or at least to ensure that such decision-making is informed by community values. We attempt to answer a few questions: who sets the health reform agenda and who should set it, how is the agenda set and why is this critical, when and where is the agenda
more » ... set, and how should the agenda be set in the future?
doi:10.1071/ah010161 pmid:11357732 fatcat:vr3ekm7nbvgefedpscomfo7zme