Public Health: Building Innovative Practice

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Pub Date: 12/12/2011
ISBN: 9781446207741
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Quick overview Public health is high on government agendas thanks to the increasing burden lifestyle related illness places on healthcare providers. This book answers the need for a comprehensive text covering the core knowledge, competencies and skills taught to the growing public health workforce.
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"Public Health: Building Innovative Practice" examines the main challenges facing public health today and fosters an informed and creative response by practitioners. It explores effectiveness in team working, communication, managing change and inter-agency working, ethics and reflective practice. It addresses the key areas of public health practice including: analysis and use of information to improve health and wellbeing; collaborative working to plan and implement programmes and interventions; assessing evidence of effectiveness; managing risk and reducing health inequalities; and, reviewing and influencing public health policy. "Public Health: Building Innovative Practice" provides students with knowledge and skills from which to build innovative practice. It is an ideal text for courses on public health and health promotion.

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