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Comparing Health Systems

Comparing Health Systems

Ian Greener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447356929
eISBN:
9781447356967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356929.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book compares the health systems of 11 countries to find out what the most successful, in terms of health outcomes, health equity and other measures, having in common. It considers patterns of ... More

Care at Home for People Living with DementiaDelaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia: Delaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Christine Ceci and Mary Ellen Purkis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359289
eISBN:
9781447359326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359289.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is an account of an ethnographic study designed to learn more about how families handle everyday life in the context of dementia, with the idea that if what families were already doing was ... More

Dementia and PlacePractices, Experiences and Connections

Dementia and Place: Practices, Experiences and Connections

Richard Ward, Andrew Clark, and Lyn Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447349006
eISBN:
9781447349051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349006.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book engages with the realities of life for people living with dementia at home and within their neighbourhoods while giving voices to the lived experiences of people with dementia across the ... More

Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Health ResearchHard to Reach'? Demystifying the Misconceptions

Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Health Research: Hard to Reach'? Demystifying the Misconceptions

Natalie Darko

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447359128
eISBN:
9781447359166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359128.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Recently, there has been a surge of interest in addressing ethnic health inequalities. However, there are misconceptions about Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups that focus on them as being hard ... More

Clients, Consumers or Citizens?The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Bob Hudson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Adult social care was the first major social policy domain in England to be transferred from the state to the market. There is now a forty-year period to look back at to consider the thinking behind ... More

The Allied Health ProfessionsA Sociological Perspective

The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The allied health professions have gained legitimacy through the pursuit of research evidence and the standardisation of practice. Yet there remains very little analysis or understanding of these ... More

Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Adrian Bonner (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As many social inequalities widen, this is a crucial survey of local authorities' evolving role in health, social care, and wellbeing. The book reviews structural changes in provision and ... More

Support Workers and the Health ProfessionsThe Invisible Providers of Health Care

Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Mike Saks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This edited text is the second in the series entitled the Sociology of Health Professions: Future International Directions, published by Policy Press. It consists of eleven chapters covering several ... More

Commissioning Healthcare in EnglandEvidence, Policy and Practice

Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Pauline Allen, Kath Checkland, Valerie Moran, and Stephen Peckham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together selected research on commissioning healthcare in the English NHS carried out by national policy research unit in commissioning and the healthcare system (PRUComm) between ... More

Living DataMaking Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Living Data: Making Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Maggie Mort, Celia Roberts, and Adrian Mackenzie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348665
eISBN:
9781447348689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348665.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Biosensors and biosensing practices collect and share living data, data concerning changes in body states. Health biosensing emerges where devices, health experience, scientific and medical ... More

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