Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 August 2007

184 Pages | 32 b/w line illustrations

ISBN: 9780198508533

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Public Health and Primary Care

Sian Griffiths, Alison Hill, and Stephen Gillam

  • Written to allow the reader to understand the complexity of public health
  • Based around the three domains of public health - health improvement, health care and health protection - with core chapters describing the contribution of primary care
  • Provides a practical public health toolkit, giving tips, tools and signposts to sources of evidence and information
  • Uses case studies to show how public health policies make an impact on people's lives
  • Uses NHS policy in England to illustrate public health processes in primary care, but the universality of knowledge behind health care systems allows it to have international relevance
  • Cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbooks of General Practice and Public Health Practice, Second Editions
  • Includes reference to the recent government White papers, Choosing Health, and Our Health Our Care Our Say

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