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Linsley, Kane, & Owen: Nursing for Public Health

Web links

Web sites with reliable statistical data

The Association of Public Health Observatories:
http://www.apho.org.uk/

The Office for National Statistics:
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/hub/

The NHS Information Centre:
http://www.ic.nhs.uk/

The Health Protection Agency:
http://www.hpa.org.uk/

The Poverty Site:
http://www.poverty.org.uk

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence:
http://www.nice.org.uk/

NHS Scotland:
http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/index.aspx

The Department of Health (Ireland):
http://www.dohc.ie/

The Department of Health:
http://www.dh.gov.uk

General online links on public health and nursing / good journal home pages. 

Public Health:
http://www.publichealthjrnl.com/

International Journal of Public Health:
http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/38

Health Education Journal:
http://hej.sagepub.com/

Health Education:
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=he

Quality in Primary Care:
http://www.radcliffe-oxford.com/journals/j10_quality_in_primary_care/

Culture, Health, and Sexuality:
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713693164

The Journal of Adolescent Health:
http://jahonline.org/

The British Medical Journal (BMJ):
http://www.bmj.com/

The Lancet:
http://www.thelancet.com/

The Journal of Advanced Nursing:
http://www.journalofadvancednursing.com/

Journal of Clinical Nursing:
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0962-1067

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health:
http://jech.bmj.com/

Social Science and Medicine:
http://journals.elsevier.com/02779536/social-science-and-medicine/

Ethnicity and Health:
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/13557858.html

Journal of Public Health:
http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org

European Journal of Public Health:
http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org

Health Promotion:
http://heapro.oxfordjournals.org/

Public health ethics:
http://phe.oxfordjournals.org

International Journal of epidemiology:
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org

Internet resources:

BMC Public health:
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcpublichealth/

Community Health Profiles:
http://www.communityhealthprofiles.info/

Department of Health:
http://www.dh.gov.uk

East Midlands Public health Observatory:
http://www.empho.org.uk/

Health Poverty Index:
http://www.hpi.org.uk/indicators.php

Health Protection Agency:
http://www.hpa.org.uk/

NHS Choices:
http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/index.html

National Electronic Library for Health:
http://www.library.nhs.uk/Default.aspx

National Statistics on line:
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/

The Nursing and Midwifery Council:
http://www.nmc-uk.org/

Skills for Health:
http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/

World Health Organisation:
http://www.who.int/topics/en/

Usual to read before going into clinical practice

The Ten Essential Shared Capabilities: A Framework for the Whole of the Mental Health Workforce (DH 2004) lists the core skills and knowledge of those working within mental health regardless of their profession and can be accessed via the following website:
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_4087169