Chapter 5. Partnerships for Public Health: User Involvement to Improve Health and Wellbeing

  1. Lesley Coles BA, RN, DN, RM, RHV, RNT, Cert Ed2 and
  2. Elizabeth Porter BA, MPhil, PGCEA, RN, RM, RHV, PT Programme Leader for MSc/BSc (Hons)3
  1. Steve Tee RMN, DPSN, BA, MA, PGCEA, D. ClinP Associate Director

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch5

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

How to Cite

Tee, S. (2008) Partnerships for Public Health: User Involvement to Improve Health and Wellbeing, in Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners (eds L. Coles and E. Porter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Deputy Award Leader Pre Qualifying Nursing Programme, University of Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Public Health Practice, University of Southampton, UK

Author Information

  1. Post Graduate Education and Clinical Skills Development, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155199

Online ISBN: 9781444302578

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Keywords:

  • partnership working skills;
  • partnerships for public health;
  • power issues in partnerships;
  • openness towards partnership;
  • trust in partnership working;
  • engaging service users and statutory, voluntary agencies;
  • methods supporting partnership working;
  • working in partnership and FASST project

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Skills of Partnership Working

  • Case Study Example: The Family and School Support Team (FASST)

  • What are the Key Learning Points from the FASST Project for the Public Health Nurse?

  • Conclusion

  • References