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Multidisciplinary public health : understanding the development of the modern workforce

Author: Jenny Wright; Fiona Sim; Katie Ferguson, (Public health officer)
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting in the 1970s, with a brief overview of earlier periods, this book charts the events leading to the unique achievement from 2003 of specialist status, equivalent to public health medical consultants, for those from non-medical backgrounds. Setting these changes in context, it discusses later implications, changes and developments for practitioners and for the wider UK public health workforce. A lively and  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Wright; Fiona Sim; Katie Ferguson, (Public health officer)
ISBN: 9781447311690 1447311698 9781447322719 1447322711
OCLC Number: 903508720
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 221 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction and methods; Developing the specialty of public health; The multidisciplinary public health movement of the 1990s; Changes for specialists I: Setting up a multidisciplinary public health senior appointments process; Changes for specialists II: The new regulatory system for specialists; Changes for specialists III: The establishment of multidisciplinary higher specialist training in public health; The focus on practitioners and the wider workforce; Where we are now? The new public health system in England from April 2013; Experience across the other UK countries; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim and Katie Ferguson ; foreword by Sir Liam Donaldson.

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