Allocating resource challenges


Undertake a search and identify a range of different areas where healthcare budgets are explicitly debated. Make some notes
Spend some time on reading around and thinking about questions such as: what ethical justification is there for priority-setting in healthcare?
Read this article concerning funding for cancer drugs (Hughes 2010). Think about if it is possible, taking into consideration the needs of all members of society, to make a ‘fair’ decision in cases such as this. Discuss this with your Learning Set.