Chapter 3. The Origins of Contemporary Primary Health Care

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean2,
  2. Mary Saunders Head2 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager3
  1. Professor Ann Taket Head

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch3

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Taket, A. (2009) The Origins of Contemporary Primary Health Care, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia

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:

  • origins of contemporary primary health care;
  • concept of primary health care (PHC) and PHC–Alma Ata concept;
  • PHC-based health services - key features;
  • primary health care and NHS;
  • removing barriers to joint working and supporting partnership;
  • primary care trusts;
  • primary health care in community – key issues and initiatives;
  • health and regeneration;
  • domestic violence - contribution that heath service make to CDRPs;
  • challenges facing PHC in future

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Primary health care – the concept

  • Primary health care and the NHS

  • Primary health care in the community – key issues and initiatives

  • Looking to the future

  • References