Chapter 1. The Context of Primary Health Care Nursing

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean1,
  2. Mary Saunders Head1 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager2
  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch1

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Sines, D. (2009) The Context of Primary Health Care Nursing, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 2

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • primary health care nursing context;
  • changing context of service provision;
  • focus on health promotion and public health - a necessity;
  • primary care vision for next decade;
  • Professor Ara Darzi's fundamental review for NHS;
  • health and alliance building promotion - professionals and service users;
  • focused primary care services and local practice population needs;
  • impact of primary care policy changes on primary care nurse role;
  • primary care nursing practice within context of changing workforce;
  • international influences on health care agenda

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The changing context of service provision

  • The primary care vision for the next decade

  • The impact of primary care policy changes on the role of the primary care nurse

  • The scope of primary care nursing practice within the context of a changing workforce

  • International influences on the health care agenda

  • Conclusion

  • References