The Sociology of Quality and Accountability – Virtual Special Issue of Sociology of Health and Illness

By | 24th October 2016

The Sociology of Quality and Accountability is the third Virtual Special Issue of Sociology of Health and Illness, examining the Francis Reports into the failures of care at North Staffs Hospital. Robert Dingwall’s editorial introduces the challenges of developing appropriate regimes for quality and accountability in health care. The editorial also reviews 18 papers previously published in the journal between 1988 and 2016 that contribute to sociological thinking about this problem. The papers are available as a collection through this link.

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