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Challenging health inequalitiesFrom Acheson to choosing health

Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More

Citizens at the centreDeliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Citizens at the centre: Deliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Celia Davies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348029
eISBN:
9781447301851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348029.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Involving citizens in policy-decision-making processes – deliberative democracy – has been a central goal of the Labour government since it came to power in 1997. But what happens when members of the ... More

Community health and wellbeingAction research on health inequalities

Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, and Gareth Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Improving health in populations in which it is poor is a complex process. This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough ... More

The Future for Health Promotion

The Future for Health Promotion

Colin Palfrey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Does health promotion have a lasting and positive effect on people? With mounting pressure to reduce costs to the NHS and increasing scepticism of the so-called nanny state, health promotion ... More

Governance, commissioning and public health

Governance, commissioning and public health

Linda Marks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447304944
eISBN:
9781447311775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304944.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Drawing on in-depth case studies across England, this book argues that governance and population health are inextricably linked. Using original research, it shows how these links can be illustrated ... More

Governing health and consumptionSensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Clare Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol ‘epidemics’. To do so, it uses US and UK case ... More

The health debatePolicy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

David J. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health care systems across the world are in a state of permanent revolution as they struggle to cope with multiple pressures arising from changing demography, new technologies and limited resources. ... More

Healthcare in the UKUnderstanding continuity and change

Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Ian Greener

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The National Health Service (NHS) is undergoing a period of significant reform, with the reintroduction of the internal market, a focus on patient choice and the controversial introduction of ... More

Leadership for healthcare

Leadership for healthcare

Jean Hartley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

It is vital for healthcare leaders to have a clear sense of which leadership ideas and practices are rooted in sound theory and convincing evidence, and which are more speculative. This book provides ... 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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