Through examples and case studies drawn from across Europe, Managing for Health explores the management challenge in public health policy and offers pointers to equip students of health management and public health managers with the necessary perspectives and skills to function effectively in the twenty-first century. This book takes a comparative perspective on the issues of health improvement and the struggle between the needs of acute care providers, such as hospitals and those that provide preventative measures to promote health.
The key issues addressed by this book include:
the concept of managing for health, or public health management the importance of public health management the skills and frameworks required of managers and practitioners working in health systems the implications for training and development.
This comprehensive and balanced textbook is an essential read for students and those engaged with health management, public health and public management .
* the end of the workhouse
* professional education and training of midwives
* HIV and Aids
* birth control
* the role of the community pharmacist
* pioneers of geriatric medicine
* oral history and the history of learning disability.
There is a general consensus that the current view of nursing's regulatory body will culminate in a major shake up of the way the nursing profession is governed and in which the UKCC will be radically transformed. This publication of the history of the UKCC will mark the close of a very significant period in nursing's history and the opening of wider debates about ensuring the safety of the public through regulation of health professionals.
This is an important text for all those who teach on professional and policy issues in nursing, giving them a factual background that has never been brought together before, enabling them to bring discussion of post-registration education, discipline and other professional matters more firmly into the curriculum.