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Routine Blood Results Explained

Paperback, 01/07/2013, £25.00

Community Emergency Medicine

Paperback, 14/02/2008, £30.99
Guides the decision-making process using a system of assessment that identifies those patients who need immediate life saving treatment and those who need hospital care. This book connects emergency care with the community and secondary care and places it in the context of patient care pathways.

Clinical General Practice Volume 1

Paperback, 29/10/2003, £44.99
Offers coverage of the clinical management in primary care. This title is based on the curriculum of "Update" (a primary care journal), in which topics are approached on a structured, modular basis.

Minor Ailments in Primary Care: An Evidence-Based Approach

Paperback, 10/03/2005, £43.99
Describes several frequently encountered complaints and disorders that do not pose a serious health threat, often have a good prognosis, and have not been paid much attention during medical education or in scientific papers. This book provides information on minor ailments, as far as possible based on scientific evidence.

A Fortunate Woman: A Country Doctor's Story

Hardback, 09/06/2022, £16.99
A moving, evocative account of a rural GP in a remote rural location.

Inner Consultation: How to Develop an Effective and Intuitive Consulting Style 2ed

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £36.99
The Inner Consultation, Second Edition sets out the author's thoughts on how consulting skills, and methods of teaching them, have evolved in the 17 years since the book's first publication

First Do No Harm: Being a Resilient Doctor in the 21st Century

7, 01/12/2009, £16.99
Aims to encourage medical practitioners to recognize and discuss the challenges facing them, promote self care as an integral and accepted part of the professional life of medical practitioners, and assists medical practitioners to develop useful strategies for self care.

Notes on Nursing: A Guide for Today's Caregivers

Paperback, 27/05/2009, £9.99
Suitable for caregivers in the home, this book intends to complement the work of Florence Nightingale, extending her reach to various generations committed to caring for the people they love.

Integrating Primary Healthcare: Leading, Managing, Facilitating

7, 01/04/2006, £42.99
Combines models, theory and advice that guides clinicians, managers and facilitators to lead integrated primary health care. Using case studies and examples, this work contains practical sections that are cross-referred to theoretical sections that show how theories of whole system learning and change can be applied in different situations.

Teaching and Learning in Primary Care

7, 01/11/2005, £12.99
Provides a combination of both practical advice and theory covering day-to-day teaching and learning in the real world. This book provides vital guidance and support to general practitioners with teaching responsibilities, undergraduate healthcare lecturers and tutors, and healthcare professionals in primary care.

Primary Care Training and Development: The Tool Kit

Paperback, 28/02/2003, £12.99
Providing practical advice on how to develop training strategies, policies and plans for primary care organizations, this manual provides a tool kit for identifying, planning and meeting the current and future training needs of primary care.

Time Limited Therapy in Primary Care: A Person-Centred Dialogue

Paperback, 30/06/2003, £31.99
Full of practical advice and insights into the counselling relationship in primary care, this book examines the effectiveness of time-limited therapy. It uses fictitious dialogue throughout to illustrate its points from a person-centred perspective.

Understanding Behaviour and Development in Early Childhood: A Guide to Theory and Practice

Paperback, 09/09/2010, £28.99
Maria Robinson discusses behaviour in a developmental context providing a way of thinking about and understanding behaviour that follows the shifts and changes over time as the baby and young child grow and mature.

Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

Paperback, 01/05/1998, £39.99
This text examines the potential of nurses to provide a first-point-of-contact consultation service as an alternative to going to see the doctor. It analyzes the different nurse practitioners models around the world and presents a proposal for the UK.

Listening as Work in Primary Care

7, 01/06/2005, £35.99
Although based on a study of doctors in primary care this book has lessons about listening for anyone in the caring profession. It combines theoretical argument, anecdotal evidence and analysis.

Fortunate Man: Story of a Country Doctor

Paperback, 04/02/2016, £9.99
Berger's exploration of what it means to heal, now inducted into the Canons series nearly fifty years after its first publication


Paperback, 12/10/2004, £24.99
This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services.

Supporting Self Care in Primary Care

Paperback, 20/09/2006, £44.99
Designed around the Department of Health's Working in Partnership Programme, this book encourages professional learning and development, both individually and within a team, and highlights the importance and benefits of self care in the workplace. It is useful for healthcare professionals involved in commissioning or providing primary care.

There's a Lot of it About: Acute Respiratory Infections in Primary Care

Paperback, 20/08/2006, £35.99
Presenting the evidence on the epidemiology, causes and management of the common acute respiratory infections, this book gathers together a wealth of scattered original research and information and offers solutions for practical application. It is intended for primary care professionals, including doctors, nurses and health visitors.

Contemporary Primary Care

Paperback, 01/03/2000, £30.99
Produced in order to bring together critical pieces on the challenges in primary care, by authors from a range of disciplines, including anthropology, clinical psychology, disability studies, public health, sociology, as well as general practice. This book is meant for those involved in the study or development of primary health care services.

Patient Participation in Health Care Consultations: Qualitative Perspectives

Paperback, 01/04/2007, £29.99
This comprehensive new book provides answers to these questions by exploring interconnections between theory, research and practice. It draws on different disciplinary perspectives in the health and social sciences and invites comparisons between different health care settings.

Keeping the Baby in Mind: Infant Mental Health in Practice

Paperback, 24/02/2009, £32.99
Examines a range of psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions that are being used to support parents and their infants. This book brings together interventions and ways of working that can be used both universally to support parents during the transition to parenthood.

Nursing Care: An Essential Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Workers in Primary and Secondary Care 2ed

Paperback, 03/12/2010, £36.99
Designed to help students develop a proactive approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care they give, the contents of the book can be applied to all branches of nursing and to all environments where patients are nursed, whether in hospital, at home or care homes.

Essential Handbook for GP Training and Education

Paperback, 15/03/2012, £74.99

Managing Long-Term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care: A Guide to Good Practice 2ed

Paperback, 29/06/2015, £34.99
Reflecting recent changes in treatment, the nurse's role and the patient journey and including additional content on rehabilitation, palliative care, chronic pain, and non-medical prescribing, this fully updated new edition highlights the key issues in managing long-term conditions. It is ideal reading for both pre- and post-registration nursing students.

Leadership for Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Paperback, 01/03/2009, £28.99
The book demystifies the key elements of leadership, highlights the difference between leadership and management and identifies the essential components for successful leadership amongst health care professionals.

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment : What Works

Paperback, 15/01/2010, £24.99
Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring.

Community Public Health in Policy and Practice: A Sourcebook 2ed

Paperback, 31/10/2007, £30.99
Deals with the field of community public health. This book reflects the positive emphasis on developing and describing various services in relation to their purpose and client/user group.
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