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Public hospitals in China: Privatisation, the demise of universal health care and the rise of patient-doctor violence

Faunce, Thomas; Johnston, Kellie; Zheng, Pingan


Ensuring the safety of staff and patients has become a major problem for hospitals in China. This article examines whether one of the reasons for this violence may be the emerging injustice and inequality that have manifested in the Chinese health care system as a result of privatisation reforms since the early 1980s. It considers approaches to these issues that may assist the Chinese Government, and other nations contemplating similar policy changes, to create efficient but equity-based health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Medicine


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