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Emerging Values in Health Care

The Challenge for Professionals

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Professional values in healthcare are in a state of constant and increasingly rapid change. While all professions now emphasise teamwork and collegiality in practice, fewer are inclined to consider shared or differing values across professions. This interdisciplinary volume explains how health care professions and their values have changed over the last forty years, charting where they have come from, where they are now, and how they might develop in the future. There is coverage of a wide range of different professions within healthcare, from GPs, mental health nurses, adult nurses and pharmacists, to NHS managers and chaplains. Chapters are followed by critical responses from senior healthcare practitioners. This original and insightful book will be a valuable resource for academics, researchers, senior healthcare professionals and healthcare managers.

Author Biography

Stephen Pattison is Head of School at Cardiff University's School of Religious and Theological Studies, and has previously lectured in theology at the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh, among others, and in health and social welfare at the Open University. He is a prolific author of articles and books on the subject of practical theology. Derek Sellman qualified first as a mental health and then as a general adult nurse before studying for a BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies at Manchester Polytechnic and a Master's Degree and PhD at the Institute of Education, University of London. He practiced as a nurse for many years before moving into nurse education in the late 1980s. He is the Editor of Nursing Philosophy and is now Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, Canada. Ben Hannigan is a senior lecturer in the Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University. He previously worked as a community mental health nurse in an inter-professional team in East London.
Release date Australia
February 15th, 2010
Contributors
Contributions by Brian Hurwitz Contributions by Bronwen Davies Contributions by David Badcott Contributions by Kieran Sweeney Contributions by Paquita De Zulueta Contributions by Paul Ballard Edited by Ben Hannigan Edited by Huw Thomas Edited by Roisin Pill Edited by Stephen Pattison
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages
256
Dimensions
154x229x17
ISBN-13
9781843109471
Product ID
3679684

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