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Health Expectations

Health Expectations

Edited By:Carolyn Chew-Graham

Online ISSN: 1369-7625 Impact Factor: 2.173


Health Expectations promotes critical thinking and informed debate about all aspects of public participation in health care and health policy, including:

  • Patient-centred care and quality improvement

  • Patients' participation in treatment decisions

  • Public perceptions of health services

  • Citizen involvement health care policy making and priority-setting

  • Methods for monitoring and evaluating participation

  • Empowerment and consumerism

  • Patients' role in safety and quality

Health Expectations is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, review articles and critical commentaries. It includes papers which clarify concepts, develop theories, and critically analyse and evaluate specific policies and practices. The Journal provides a multi-disciplinary and international forum in which researchers from a variety of backgrounds can present their work to other researchers, policy makers, health care professionals, managers and consumer advocates.