Public Health and Community Nursing: Frameworks for Practice

Author: Dianne Watkins


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  • ISBN: 9780702029479
  • Author: Dianne Watkins
  • Publ Date: 2009-10-23
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6853

Table of Contents :

Contents Section 1 The changing landscape of public health 1. Recent health and social policy developments 2. Developments in primary care 3. Innovation and change in public health Section 2 Public health frameworks 4. Epidemiology and its application to practice 5. Social capital and health 6. Needs assessment, public health and commissioning of services 7. Promoting health: Frameworks for practice 8. Developments in promoting workplace health Section 3 The family as a framework for practice 9. The family: a sociological perspective 10. The family: a psychological perspective 11. Violence within the family 12. Safeguarding children from physical abuse Section 4 Shifting the boundaries of public health and community practice 13. practice nursing 14. district nursing 15. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: health Visiting 16. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: school Nursing 17. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: Occupational Health Nursing 18. Community mental health nursing 19. community learning disability nursing 20. community children's nursing Section 5 Challenges for the future 21. Partnership working in health and social care 22. Alternative ways of working 23. Advancing public health in nursing practice Index


The third edition of this popular and useful text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many major changes that have taken place in community nursing, making it an invaluable and up-to-date reference for all community nursing courses. The book covers the current public health landscape, epidemiology, frameworks for practice, with sections on family, and on the different community public health nurse specialists.


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