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Emotional Intelligence in Health and Social Care: A Guide for Improving Human Relationships

Paperback, 22/11/2011, £36.99
This book adopts a fresh approach to personal and professional development in healthcare. Highly recommended for all healthcare educators and students.

Global Health

Paperback, 03/12/2015, £34.99
A concise introduction to the contexts, theories and practicalities of health provision in a globalised world.

Global Challenge Health Care Rationing

7, 01/02/2000, £26.99
Explains about priority setting. This work, a useful read for general readers as well as specialists, is written by people involved in priority setting, either as decision makers or researchers. It shows how different countries and disciplines are approach the allocation of resources between competing claims.

Global Change and Health

Paperback, 01/11/2005, £24.99
Global health is a relatively new but rapidly expanding field as public health practitioners recognize the important challenges that global changes are posing for human health. This title covers issues such as: food, tobacco and pharmaceuticals; emerging infectious diseases; climate change; economy and trade; and security and governance.

Managing the Business of Healthcare

Paperback, 19/06/2001, £23.99
Focuses on the importance of business awareness for health care professionals. This title provides an overview of key aspects of business planning, financial and personnel issues. It covers the policy context, operational aspects of delivering health care and quality as a management agenda in the context of clinical governance.

Alcohol and Drug Misuse: A Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals 2ed

Paperback, 11/12/2017, £38.99
This new edition of an invaluable comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to working with substance misusers. Fully updated, topics include: evidence-based pharmacological interventions; recent global strategies in alcohol and drug; dual diagnosis and women; shisha smoking; and current statistics on prevalence of drug and alcohol misuse.

Nursing in Partnership with Patients and Carers

Paperback, 12/05/2011, £26.99
This book provides a timely guide to enabling patient and carer participation in nursing care, made relevant for nursing students.

Health Communication: A Media and Cultural Studies Approach

Paperback, 02/12/2014, £32.99
Using a unique cultural studies approach to assess the world of health promotion and public health policy, and with clear links between media theory and health communication in practice, this timely book examines the influence of both traditional and emerging forms of media on international public health.

Public Health: Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice 4ed

Paperback, 02/03/2019, £28.99
This highly anticipated new edition of Glenn Laverack's Public Health: Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice has been fully revised throughout to provide readers with a practical understanding of how to help others to empower themselves in public health practice.

Sexual Health of Men: Dealing with Conflict and Change, Pt. 1

Paperback, 20/03/2008, £32.99
Explores constraints and opportunities for addressing and promoting the sexual health of men. This title redresses the balance between society's traditional views and expectations of men's sexual health, compared to the sexual health of women. It considers various aspects of sexual health, including historic developments and social considerations.

Models and Frameworks for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: Linking Evidence to Action

Paperback, 23/04/2010, £40.95
The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and mirrors the remit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassing clinical practice, administration, research and public policy.

Communicable Diseases: A Global Perspective 6ed

Paperback, 15/11/2019, £40.99
This well-established textbook provides a comprehensive account of diseases and their transmission, covering epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations. Reviewing the major diseases established, new, and emerging, this new edition includes updates on human endogenous viruses, zika, monkeypox, vaccination, melioidosis and more.

Scared to Death: From BSE to Coronavirus: Why Scares are Costing Us the Earth

Paperback, 06/08/2020, £14.99
This book tells the inside story of each of the major 'scares' of the past two decades, showing for the first time how they have followed a remarkably consistent pattern, and demonstrating how they left us completely unprepared for the most disruptive and dangerous event of all: COVID-19.

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice 4ed

Paperback, 23/04/2020, £34.99
This is the quick, go-to-reference book for public health trainees and practitioners. It distils information from the core disciplines of public health into one concise volume. It is also packed with practical tips on professional competencies and skills development, as well as new emerging topics.

Spillover: the powerful, prescient book that predicted the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £10.99
First, a horse in Brisbane falls ill: fever, swelling, bloody froth. Then thirteen others drop dead. The foreman at the stables becomes ill and the trainer dies. This title tracks these infections to their source and asks what we can do to prevent some new pandemic spreading across the face of the earth.

Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Paperback, 00/11/2020, £22.49
Whose Health Is It, Anyway? outlines why health is truly our most untapped opportunity for prosperity and happiness in the 21st century, individually and jointly as whole nations.

Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live

Hardback, 27/10/2020, £20.00
A deep, science-backed look at how the coronavirus pandemic will change the way we live forever -- from renowned physician and sociologist Nicholas Christakis.

The Rome Plague Diaries: Lockdown Life in the Eternal City

Hardback, 04/02/2021, £14.99
A warm and affectionate portrait of a city and a people under lockdown during the Covid-19 crisis, from the award-winning and Sunday Times bestselling author of Rome: A History in Seven Sackings.

How to Make a Vaccine: An Essential Guide for Covid-19 and Beyond

Paperback, 22/03/2021, £12.00
Eminent expert in vaccine development John Rhodes offers an essential, up-to-the-minute primer on how scientists test and distribute vaccines.

Immunization: How Vaccines Became Controversial

Paperback, 12/04/2021, £9.99
A history of immunization practices, from Louis Pasteur to vaccine scepticism and Covid-19.

Perimenopause Solution: Take control of your hormones before they take control of you

Paperback, 22/07/2021, £14.99
You are not going mad - it's your hormones! The perimenopause (the time leading up to the menopause) is often misunderstood.

State of Fear

Paperback, 15/08/2005, £14.99
The Number One international bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Congo and Sphere takes on global warming in this gripping and critically acclaimed thriller.

Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics 2ed

Paperback, 28/08/2013, £15.00
Drawing on the work of authors such as Oliver Sacks, Anatole Broyard, Norman Cousins, and Audre Lorde, as well as the people he met during the years he spent among different illness groups, the author recounts a collection of illness stories.

The Science and Politics of Covid-19: How Scientists Should Tackle Global Crises

Paperback, 29/06/2021, £24.99
This book is a fresh and readable account of the Covid-19 pandemic and how scientists and medical doctors are helping governments to manage the crisis.

Stopping the Next Pandemic: How Covid-19 Can Help Us Save Humanity

Paperback, 07/09/2021, £9.99
An accessible, authoritative book about the coronavirus pandemic by a leading journalist on the subject

Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

Hardback, 16/11/2021, £20.00
Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind. Determining whether the virus came from nature or from a lab will help us to safeguard against the next pandemic.

The Year the World Went Mad: A Scientific Memoir from the Pandemic

Hardback, 24/02/2022, £16.99
Professor Mark Woolhouse, advisor to the Scottish and UK governments, gives his account of the pandemic period, explains what was done wrongly and why, and warns that pandemics will recur.

Life Support: The state of the NHS in an age of pandemics: 2022

Hardback, 08/03/2022, £20.00
"Insightful and thought-provoking" - Rt Hon. Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health, 2018-21 "Brilliant" - Sir Stephen Bubb, director of Charity Futures and the Oxford Institute of Charity "A tour de force" - Niall Dickson CBE, former chief executive of The King's Fund, the General Medical Council and the NHS Confederation

The Reluctant Carer: Dispatches from the Edge of Life

Hardback, 23/06/2022, £16.99
An irresistibly moving and deeply urgent memoir about a life of caring.

Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Paperback, 10/01/2008, £47.49
A classic preventive medicine text reissued with additional material and a modern perspective by two leading figures in public health and epidemiology.

Positively Purple: Build an Inclusive World Where People with Disabilities Can Flourish

Paperback, 03/10/2022, £12.99
Develop an inclusive culture where people can flourish in the world of business while navigating the experience of ill health, disability, accident or injury.

Introduction to Epidemiology

Paperback, 02/12/2017, £32.99

Essential Epidemiology: An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals

29/11/2019, £58.99
Now in its fourth edition, Essential Epidemiology is an engaging and accessible introduction to the foundations of epidemiology. It addresses the study of infectious and chronic diseases, public health and clinical epidemiology, and the role of epidemiology in a range of health monitoring and research activities.

Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance 2e

Paperback, 05/08/2016, £30.95
Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance is a highly visual introduction to the key concepts and major themes of population health.

Key Topics in Public Health: Essential Briefings on Prevention and Health Promotion

Paperback, 24/05/2005, £25.99
Provides information about twelve key topics in public health, such as diabetes, cancer, smoking and teenage pregnancy, and how prevention and health promotion should be tackled at community and one-to-one levels. The twelve topics are the 'must-dos' of public health action.

Workplace Learning in Health and Social Care: A Student's Guide

Paperback, 01/02/2011, £24.99
Provides some great tips on learning within a work environment. This book is bursting with helpful knowledge on formulating action plans, working with mentors, personal development plans and the importance of career planning. It includes concepts that are useable and applicable to all student nurses.

Health Policy and Nursing: Influence, Development and Impact

Paperback, 25/10/1999, £34.99
Nursing has a crucial role to play in the necessary review of today's health care systems. This book explores the ways in which nurses can engage with and influence the formation of health policy now, and for the future.

Key Concepts in Public Health

Paperback, 18/11/2008, £33.99
Focuses on 50 key issues across the public health discipline. Readers can dip into the book to find a snapshot of the definition of the concept, or read it through like a regular textbook from start to finish.

Politics of Healthcare in Britain

Paperback, 18/12/2007, £35.99
`This is an excellent textbook for which there is currently a niche in the market. [It] will be invaluable to students of health policy, health studies and health service research' - Professor Michael Calnan, University of Bristol Written by leading academics in their field this book provides a clear and considered overview of the politics of health care in Britain. Bringing together a wide range of material on both past events and recent developments, the chapters cover issues such as the politics of health professionalism, clinical knowledge and organisation and management. Each chapter offers a a unique combination of theory, historical detail and analysis of contemporary events. It features case studies to illustrate how policy has evolved and developed in recent years, and the implications these changes have for practice. Written in an accessible style the chapters also include comprehensive introductions, summaries and further reading sections.

Health and Medicine in Britain since 1860

Paperback, 06/12/2000, £33.99
Since 1860, life expectancies and standards of general health have improved dramatically in industrialized societies. This work sets out to examine the relationship between health and medicine and how it has changed in Britain over a period of 150 years.

Critical Practice in Health and Social Care

Paperback, 26/01/2000, £40.99
This major textbook will take a fresh look at professions and professionalism - what these terms mean and what they need to mean in the future in the health and social care field. This a course text for The Open University course Critical Practice in Health and Social Care (K302).

Health Policy and European Union Enlargement

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £25.99
While there may be consensus on the broader issues of the core objectives of the health care system, expectations differ between EU countries, and European national policy-makers. This book seeks firstly to assess the impact of the enlargement process and then to analyse the challenges that lie ahead in the field of health and health policy.

Purchasing to Improve Health Systems Performance

7, 01/03/2005, £32.99
This book addresses the gap of areas of the central role the purchasing function plays in many health system reforms and provides an up-to-date analysis of the evidence on different approaches to purchasing and support for policy-makers and practitioners as they formulate purchasing strategies.
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