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The evaluation of partnership working in the delivery of health and social care

Citation
Ball R, Forbes T, Parris M & Forsyth L (2010) The evaluation of partnership working in the delivery of health and social care, Public Policy and Administration, 25 (4), pp. 387-407.

Abstract
Recent Government policy in the UK has resulted in a rapid growth of partnership working. This has lead to a need for the evaluation of partnership performance, particularly in the area of health and social care partnerships. Methodologies were developed to evaluate progress on both ‘process’ and ‘outcome’ aspects of partnership working and this was applied to evaluating the performance of three Community Health Partnerships in Central Scotland. Results obtained demonstrate that the methodology is capable of discriminating between the performance of different partnerships and also between different aspects of partnership working.

Keywords
evaluation; outcomes; partnership; process

Subject headings
Partnerhsips; Community-based social services Central Region (Scotland) Evaluation; Medical partnership Central Region (Scotland) Evaluation

StatusPublished
AuthorsBall Robert, Forbes Thomas, Parris Maxine, Forsyth Lynn
Publication date10/2010
URLhttp://ppa.sagepub.com/content/25/4/387.abstract
PublisherSage / Public Administration Committee
ISSN 0952-0767
LanguageEnglish

Journal
Public Policy and Administration: Volume 25, Issue 4 (2010-11)

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