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  1. Austerity and Professionalism: Being a Good Healthcare Professional in Bad Conditions.John Owens, Guddi Singh & Alan Cribb - 2019 - Health Care Analysis 27 (3):157-170.
    In this paper we argue that austerity creates working conditions that can undermine professionalism in healthcare. We characterise austerity in terms of overlapping economic, social and ethical dimensions and explain how these can pose significant challenges for healthcare professionals. Amongst other things, austerity is detrimental to healthcare practice because it creates shortages of material and staff resources, negatively affects relationships and institutional cultures, and creates increased burdens and pressures for staff, not least as a result of deteriorating public health conditions. (...)
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