Participatory Mapping of Health Indicators and Services as a Tool for Anticipatory Co Planning
: Finding the local vioce in the rural context

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)


A key factor to the Scottish Governments' Public policy and public service reconfiguration is collaborative working between service providers and service users in a framework of co-production. Despite this rhetoric of co-production of health services having been used for some time in health policy, and considering the numerous interpretations of the meaning of both co-production and 'place' in the academic and professional literature, how rural dwellers experience rurality in terms of places and space, and how this may in turn affect health and interactions with co-production, remians underrepresented in health policy planning.
Date of Award30 May 2018
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Aberdeen
SupervisorFrank Rennie (Supervisor), Gareth Davies (Supervisor) & Philomena De Lima (Supervisor)

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