Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Editor(s): David Sines, Mary Saunders, Janice Forbes-Burford

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247

About this Book

Review of previous edition:
"An extremely popular and valuable resource to students, practitioners and managers in community health care nursing." Journal of Advanced Nursing

Community Health Care Nursing has become established as an essential source of reference for all those working in the primary care and community health care domain. The Fourth Edition of this successful text focuses on new emergent agendas which affect primary care and public health education and service delivery/improvement.

Comprehensive and accessible, this well established text draws on a wide range of subject experts all aiming for excellence in service delivery, to produce a resource that addresses the key aspects of community health delivery reflecting the reality of the new community/primary care agenda in the United Kingdom. Integrated throughout the book are themes relevant to contemporary community healthcare nursing, including Self Managed Care/Managed Care Pathways, Long Term Conditions, Palliative care and End of Life Care, Urgent and Unscheduled Care, Offender Care, and Continuing/Intermediate Care.  The result is a book which focuses on new opportunities for contemporary practice, service delivery/improvement and education response within the context of the modernised primary and public healthcare service

Key features:

  •  New edition of a well-established and successful text
  • Written by experts in the field
  • Examines competencies in practice
  • Includes evidence-based guidelines and integrates national service framework requirements
  • Includes new chapters on Advanced Nursing Practice and competence assessment, modernised primary healthcare workforce and workforce change, Commissioning, and user and public engagement

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Social Policy (pages 17–32)

      Linda Burke, Jane Lopez and Elizabeth Treadwell

    3. Chapter 18

      Non-Medical Prescribing (pages 284–295)

      Helen Ward, Dr Jaya Ahuja, Amanda Tragen and Sandra Horner

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