Citizens' views on health care

J Manag Med. 1995;9(4):17-23. doi: 10.1108/02689239510090042.


Considers the importance and relevance of taking into account the views of the public in the provision of health care. Identifies the salient questions and explores some of the broader issues. Aims to describe how far countries have been concerned to take into account citizens' views, the mechanisms and channels through which these views are represented and their effectiveness for influencing decision making.

MeSH terms

  • Community Participation*
  • Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Europe
  • Finland
  • Health Care Reform / trends
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Patient Advocacy / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Poland
  • Policy Making
  • Public Opinion*
  • State Medicine / organization & administration
  • United Kingdom