Author Orme, Judy
Title Public Health For The 21st Century
Imprint Buckingham : McGraw-Hill Education, 2007
©2007
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Descript 1 online resource (425 pages)
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Note Front cover -- half title -- Title -- Copy right -- Contents -- List of figures and tables -- Notes on contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part 1 Policy for 21st century public health -- Chapter 1 Judy Orme, Jane Powell, Part Taylor And Melanie Grey -- What is public health? -- A public health for the 21st century -- An evidence base for public health -- Historical perspectives on public health -- Who contributes to public health? -- Building capacity in public health -- Where does public health take place? -- The international context -- Devolution -- The regional context and 'powers of well-being' -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 David j. hunter -- Introduction -- The state of public health policy -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Chris miller Public health in the local authority context: more opportunities not to be missed? -- Introduction -- The policy context -- Cross-cutting themes for public health -- Public health in alliance with a restructured local government? -- Local Strategic Partnerships -- Local Area Agreements -- Public Service Agreements -- 'Double' devolution -- Conclusion -- Part 2 Participation and partnerships in 21st century public health -- Chapter 4 stephen peckham -- Introduction -- What are partnerships? -- Why partnerships for public health? -- The nature of public health -- Joined-up governance -- The collaborative dimension -- Types of partnership -- Who are the partners in public health? -- Partnerships with communities -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Gillian barett, jennie naidoo and judy orme -- Introduction -- The public health workforce -- Public health skills and competencies -- The public health professional project -- Conclusion -- Case study: asylum seekers -- Chapter 6 Pat Taylor The lay contribution to public health -- Introduction -- Structure of this chapter
What is lay involvement and why is it important to public health? -- The changing nature of public involvement in the NHS -- Lay perspectives in the history of public health -- Understanding lay perspectives -- Medical perspectives on lay involvement -- Promoting an effective lay contribution to public health -- Conclusion - challenges and opportunities -- Chapter 7 Selena gray The contribution of health services to public health -- The contribution of health care to population health -- The three domains of public health practice -- Quality improvement -- Heath improvement -- Organizational structures for delivery of the three domains of public health practice -- Sustainability -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 Alison Gilchrist Community development and networking for health -- Introduction -- Community development for health -- Promoting health 'in the community' -- The 'community' dimension to health and well-being -- Informal networks and health -- The concept of social capital -- Networks and community participation -- Building relationships, sharing power -- Indirect outcomes of social networks -- Networking in practice -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- Part 3 Major contemporary themes in public health -- Chapter 9 David evans New directions in tackling inequalities in health -- Introduction -- The evidence for socio-economic inequalities in health -- The UK policy response -- UK policy effectiveness -- Potential policies for reducing inequalities in health -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10 Murray stewart Neighbourhood renewal and regeneration -- Urban policy and neighbourhood renewal: historical context -- The development of the neighbourhood focus -- Neighbourhood policies and health inequalities -- Public health and the neighbourhood -- Chapter 11 Colin fudge Implementing sustainable futures in cities -- Introduction
Urbanization, urban change, development and policy -- Ecological modernization -- Strategic issues for the future of sustainability -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 12 Stuart Mc Clean Globalization and health -- Introduction -- The globalization debate -- Globalization - a contested term -- Key features of globalization in relation to public health -- The Janus faces: positive and negative impacts on public health -- The promoters of economic globalization and other key players -- Global trade policy and the UK health care context -- Global inequalities in health: the local impact of global divisions -- Globalization and emerging public health risks -- Health care organizations -- Conclusion: the challenges for public health in a global era -- Chapter 13 Melanie grey, Mike Studden and joyshri sarangi Protecting the public's health -- Health threats and emerging health protection policy -- The organizational framework for protecting health -- Health protection: principles and practice -- Overview: the challenges -- Part 4 Evaluation evidence and guidance in 21st century public health -- Chapter 14 Tony Harrison Evidence-based multidisciplinary public health -- Introduction -- Defining evidence-based multidisciplinary public health -- The development of evidence-based public policy and public health -- Main problems of evidence-based systems for multidisciplinary public health -- The role of theory in evidence-based public health -- Conclusion -- Chapter 15 Jon pollock Epidemiology for 21st century public health -- Defining the scope -- Identifying appropriate epidemiological approaches for contemporary public health -- Epidemiology: changes to support 21st century public health -- Future developments in public health epidemiology: concepts and methods -- Conclusion -- Chapter 16 Jane Powell Health economics and public health
Key concepts in health economics for public health professionals -- Incorporating health economics in public health guidance -- Economic evaluation methods -- A case study example: the economic evaluation of family and child alcohol services -- Strengths of economic evaluation -- The ethical stance of public health professionals -- The ethical stance of economists -- Efficiency and equity - the trade-off and ethical dilemma -- Conclusion -- Chapter 17 Stuart Hashagen and susan paxton Frameworks for evaluation of community health and well-being work -- Introduction -- Powers of well-being in Scotland -- The Scottish Community Development Centre: Learning Evaluation and Planning framework -- Case study - Building Healthy Communities in Dumfries and Galloway -- Conclusion -- Chapter 18 Gabriel scally Sustainable development and public health: arm in arm -- Introduction -- Recapturing the common ground -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back cover
Analyses and reflects upon the influence of history, research and procedures upon contemporary public health practice. This book explores the debates surrounding the meaning of public health and looks at the policy changes that are reshaping its context. It examines the contributions that epidemiology and health economics make to public health
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Orme, Judy Public Health For The 21st Century Buckingham : McGraw-Hill Education,c2007 9780335222070
Subject Public health -- Great Britain.;Medical policy -- Great Britain
Electronic books
Alt Author Powell, Jane
Taylor, Pat
Grey, Melanie