Policy Horses Still Running Around Healthcare Courses: A Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type : Correspondence


Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK


We wish to begin by expressing our appreciation to the authors of the commentaries for their constructive engagement with our editorial – Modelling the Health Policy Process: One Size Fits All or Horses for Courses?1 We apologise that it is impossible in the space provided to respond to all of the individual points made by the seven commentaries containing over 100 references. Each commentary adds to the scholarly conversation surrounding health policy processes and we are pleased to have opened up a debate where it seems that the authors have views that are similar in some cases (where later commentators agree with earlier ones) and different in other cases. ...(Read more...)

  • Receive Date: 03 February 2024
  • Revise Date: 08 February 2024
  • Accept Date: 13 February 2024
  • First Publish Date: 17 February 2024