Chapter 2. The Practice Development Unit Concept and Structure

  1. Steve Page RGN, BA (Hons), MSc,
  2. David Allsopp RGN, BSc (Hons), MA and
  3. Sally Casley RGN, RM, DMS, FETC
  1. Steve Page,
  2. Debbie Lee and
  3. Hugo Mascie-Taylor

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699249.ch2

The Practice Development Unit: An Experiment in Multidisciplinary Innovation

The Practice Development Unit: An Experiment in Multidisciplinary Innovation

How to Cite

Page, S., Lee, D. and Mascie-Taylor, H. (1998) The Practice Development Unit Concept and Structure, in The Practice Development Unit: An Experiment in Multidisciplinary Innovation (eds S. Page, D. Allsopp and S. Casley), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470699249.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 FEB 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861560520

Online ISBN: 9780470699249

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Keywords:

  • practice development;
  • health service management;
  • nursing development unit;
  • health service organisation;
  • multidisciplinary teamwork

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The PDU Concept

  • The Philosophy of the PDU

  • Essential Components of the PDU

  • The Structures and Systems of the PDU

  • Project Focus of the PDU

  • Conclusion