Long term care & community care

Pollock AM. Multinational care companies are the real winners from Johnson’s new tax. The Guardian 14 Sep 2021.

Pollock AM. Spending cuts and privatisation have left us without a functioning social care system. New Statesman 01 Jul 2020.

Pollock AM. They died alone and frightened, victims of a broken system that shames us all. Daily Mail. 11 Jun 2020.

Harrington C, Pollock AM, Sutaria S. Privatization of nursing homes in the United Kingdom and the United States. In Armstrong P, Armstrong H (eds). The privatization of care: the case of nursing homes, Routledge 2019.

Harrington C, Jacobsen FF, Panos J, Pollock AM, Sutaria S, Szebehely M. Marketization in long-term care: a cross-country comparison of large for-profit nursing home chains. Health Services Insights. 2017;10:1–23. download

Sutaria S, Roderick P, Pollock AM. Are radical changes to health and social care paving the way for fewer services and new user charges? BMJ. 2017;358:j4279. download

Ronald LA, McGregor MJ, Harrington C, Pollock AM, Lexchin J. Observational evidence of for-profit delivery and inferior nursing home care: when is there enough evidence for policy change? PLOS Med. 2016;13(4):e1001995. download

Harrington C, Armstrong H, Halladay M, Havig AK, Jacobsen FF, MacDonald M, et al. Comparison of nursing home financial transparency and accountability in four locations. Ageing International. 2015 Nov 19;1–23. download

Roderick P, Pollock AM. A wolf in sheep’s clothing: how Monitor is using licensing powers to reduce hospital and community services in England under the guise of continuity. BMJ. 2014;349:g5603. download

Godden S, McCoy D, Pollock AM. Policy on the rebound: trends and causes of delayed discharges in the NHS. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2009;102:22–8. download

Godden S, McCoy D, Pollock AM. Using SitReps performance data to monitor the delayed discharge process. Health Services Management Research 2008;21:155–60. download

McCoy D, Godden S, Pollock AM, et al. Carrot and sticks? The Community Care Act (2003) and the effect of financial incentives on delays in discharge from hospitals in England. Journal of Public Health 2007;29:281–7. download

Rowland D, Pollock A. Choice and responsiveness for older people in the ‘patient centred’ NHS. BMJ 2004;328:4–5.  download

Pollock AM, Price D. In place of Bevan? Briefing on the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill 2003. London: Catalyst 2003.  download

Janzon K, Law S, Watts C, et al. Lost and confused. Health Service  Journal 2000;26–9.

Godden S, Pollock AM. The use of acute hospital services by elderly residents of nursing and residential care homes. Health & Social Care in the Community 2001;9:367–74.  download

Kerrison SH, Pollock AM. Absent voices compromise the effectiveness of nursing home regulation: a critique of regulatory reform in the UK nursing home industry. Health & Social Care in the Community 2001;9:490–4. download

Kerrison S, Pollock A. Caring for older people in the private sector in England. BMJ 2001;323:566–9. download

Kerrison SH, Pollock AM. Complaints as accountability? The case of health care in the United Kingdom. Public Law 2001:115–33. download

Kerrison SH, Pollock AM. Regulating nursing homes: Caring for older people in the private sector in England. BMJ 2001;323:566–9. download

Player S, Pollock AM. Long term care: from public responsibility to private good. Critical Social Policy 2001;21:231–55. download

Pollock AM. Scotland the brave: collective responsibility for personal care for the elderly and for the young disabled. The Lancet 2001;357:412. download

Pollock A. Social policy and devolution. BMJ 2001;322:311–2. download

Pollock AM. Is rationing the only way forward for the NHS? No. Nursing Times 2001;20.

Godden S, Pollock AM, Pheby D. Information on community health services. BMJ. 2000 Jan 29;320(7230):265. download

Loux A, Kerrison SH, Pollock AM. Long term nursing: social care or health care? BMJ 2000;320:5–6. download

O’Dea G, Kerrison SH, Pollock AM. Access to health care in nursing homes: a survey in one English Health Authority. Health & Social Care in the Community 2000;8:180–5. download

Pollock AM. Will intermediate care be the undoing of the NHS? BMJ 2000;321:393–4. download

Harrington C, Pollock AM. Decentralisation and privatisation of long-term care in UK and USA. The Lancet. 1998 Jun;351(9118):1805–8. download

Godden S, Leicester M, Pollock A. Community information for planning and needs assessment. Information and management Group. London: Department of Health 1997.

Pollock AM. The politics of destruction. Rationing in the UK health care market. In: Harrington C, Estes C, eds. Health policy and nursing. Crisis and reform in the US health care delivery system. London: Jones and Bartlett 1997. 391–403.

Pollock AM, Godden S. Can we open the black box of care assessment? In: Gould N, Moultrie K, eds. Effective policy, planning and implementation. London: SSRADU. Information Management in Social Services: 1997. 74–91.

Leicester M. Community care in South Thames (West) Region: is needs assessment working? Public Health 1996;110:109–13. download

Pollock AM. The creeping privatisation of community care. Health Matters 1995;20:9–11.

Pollock AM, Majeed A. Community oriented primary care. BMJ 1995;310:481–82.