Chapter 4. Community Development in Public Health and Primary Care

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

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch4

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Wills, J. (2009) Community Development in Public Health and Primary 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.ch4

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:

  • community development in public health and primary care;
  • NHS Plan - vision of service and care and concerns of patients, carers and public;
  • policy context for community development and approaches to health improvement;
  • defining community development;
  • key issues in successful community development;
  • LEAP evaluation framework;
  • community health professional's role;
  • skills required for community development;
  • primary care organisations and public involvement;
  • public involvement and skills and community health practitioner role

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The current context for community development practice

  • Defining the terms

  • Making it work – key issues in successful community development

  • The role of community health professionals

  • Conclusion

  • References