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Public Policy and Health


Professor D J Hunter - all publications

Authored book

Book review

Chapter in book

  • Hunter, DJ (2016). Public health policy and practice: facing the future. In The Health of the Nation: Averting the demise of universal healthcare. Stubbs, Edmund Civitas. 149-163.
  • Hunter, D.J. (2013). Getting knowledge on 'wicked problems' in health promotion into action. In Health Promotion and the Policy Process. Clavier, Carole & De Leeuw, Evelyne Oxford: Oxford University Press. 131-153.
  • Wood,C, Hunter, DJ, Jeffreys, B, Britnell, M, Abrahams, D, Bambra, C, Wind-Cowie, M & Hudson, R (2013). Health in Austerity. In Demos.
  • Hunter, David J (2009). The British NHS: back to the future? In Thinking about almost everything > new ideas to light up minds. Amin, Ash, O'Neill, Michael, Brown, Donna-Marie & Daya, Shari London: Profile Books Ltd. 207-209.
  • Hunter, David J (2008). Speaking Truth to Power: On the Discomforts of Researching the Contemporary Policy Process. In Organizing and Reorganizing: Power and Change in Health Care Organisations. McKee, L, Ferlie, E & Hyde, P Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 87-98.
  • Dooris, M & Hunter, David J (2007). Organisations and settings for promoting public health. In Policy and practice in promoting public health. Lloyd, C E, Handsley, S, Douglas, J, Earle, S & Spurr, S London: Sage Publications in association with The Open University. 95-125.
  • Hunter, David J (2007). Public Health Policy. In Public Health for the 21st Century: New Perspectives on Policy, Participation and Practice. Orme, Judy, Powell, Jane, Taylor, Pat & Grey, Melanie Maidenhead: Open University Press. 24-41.
  • Hunter, David J (2007). Public health: historical context and current agenda. In Public Health: social context and action. Scriven, A & Garman, S Maidenhead: Open University Press. 8-19.
  • Hunter, David J (2007). Values and Health Policy in the European Union. In Devolving Policy, Diverging Values? The Values of the United Kingdom's National Health Services. Greer, Scott L & Rowland, David London: The Nuffield Trust. 69-85.
  • Hunter, David J (2006). Efficiency. In Constructive Conversations about Health: Policy and Values. Marinker, M Oxford: Radcliffe.
  • Hunter, David J (2006). From tribalism to corporatism: the continuing managerial challenge to medical dominance. In Challenging Medicine. Kelleher, D, Gabe, J & Williams, G London: Routledge. 1-22.
  • Hunter, David J, Shishkin, S & Taroni, F (2005). Steering the purchaser, stewardship and government. In Purchasing to Improve Health Systems Performance. Figeuras, Josep, Robinson, Ray & Jakubowski, Elke Cambridge: Open University Press. 164-181.
  • P. Degeling, R. Iedema, M. Winters, S. Maxwell, B. Coyle, J. Kennedy & D.J. Hunter (2003). Leadership in the Context of Health Reform: An Australian Case Study. In Leading Health Care Organizations. Sue Dopson & A. L Mark Palgrave Macmillan. 113-133.
  • Hunter, David J (2003). Public Health Policy. In Public Health for the 21st Century: New perspectives on policy, participation and practice. Orme, J., Powell, J, Taylor, P, Harrison, T & Grey, M Maidenhead: Open University Press. 15-41.
  • Hunter, David J (2002). A Tale of Two Tribes: the tension between managerial and professional values. In Hidden Assets: Values and decision-making in the NHS. New, B & Neuberger, J London: King's Fund.
  • Hunter, David J (2002). England. In Health Targets in Europe: Polity, progress and promise. Marinker, M London: BMJ Books.
  • Hunter, David J (2002). Management and public health. In Oxford Textbook of Public Health. Detels, R, McEwen, J, Beaglehole, R & Tanka, H London: Oxford University Press. 2: The Methods of Public Health.: 921-935.
  • Hunter, David J (2001). A call to action. In What Determines Health and Quality of Life? Health as good economics. Rubin, E R Washington DC: Association of Academic Health Centers.
  • Hunter, David J (2001). Management Science and Planning. In Oxford Textbook of Public Health Medicine. Holland, W et al Oxford: Oxford Univesity Press.
  • Hunter, David J (2001). Rationing, priorities and targeting. In Textbook of Community Psychiatry. Thornicroft, G & Szmukler, G Oxford: Oxford Univesity Press.

Edited book

  • Hunter, David J (2008). Perspectives on Joint Director of Public Health Appointments. london: Improvement and Development Foundation.
  • Hunter, David J (2007). Managing for Health. Routledge Health Management. Oxon: Routledge.
  • Griffiths, S & Hunter, David J (2007). New Perspectives in Public Health. Oxford: Radcliffe.
  • Hunter, D, Berg M, Jioks,am R & Ovretveit J (2005). Health Management Series. Routledge Business.

Journal Article


Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Hunter, D.J. & Goodwin, N. (2014). Context is everything in health leadership. Health service journal Feb: 16-17.
  • Hunter, DJ (2014). The Public Health Shift Is Not Simple. Health service journal 124(6410): 16.
  • Hunter, DJ (2013). To Market! To Market!.
  • Hunter, D.J. (2009). Be bold with the NHS - be inspired by Cuba. Public Servant 10-11.
  • Hunter, David J (2001). Control freaks in the firing line. Health service journal 111: 16.

Other (Print)


Working Paper

  • Hunter, David J (2010). Getting to grips with health inequalities at last?. British Medical Journal
  • Calman, K, Hunter, David J & May, A (2004). Lost in Translation: a commentary on the implementation of the NHS Plan.
  • Calman, K, Hunter, David J & May, A (2002). Make or Break Time for Health under New Labour? a commentary on Labour's health policy two years into the NHS Plan.
  • Calman, K, Hunter, David J & May, A (2001). Things Can Only Get Better: a commentary on implementing the NHS Plan.