By Marjorie Gott
This booklet is a superb mix of wellbeing and fitness coverage and nursing perform. It identifies the forces that experience ruled switch within the nationwide wellbeing and fitness structures of industrialised nations - the shift of priorities from health facility to ambulatory care, the significant enlargement in sleek know-how, the increase in charges and efforts at cost-containment, the renewed emphasis on disorder prevention and future health merchandising. even as, this e-book brings to existence the influence of those forces and the particular perform of nursing, demonstrating how 'technology' and 'caring' could be harmonised. It exhibits via foreign case stories methods for nurses to maximize their contribution to sufferer care and to give a contribution to the enhanced effectiveness of nationwide healthiness systems.' Milton I Roemer, within the Foreword
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Budgets for hospital and community have been uni®ed. There are ®nancial incentives for areas that perform well and PCGs are able to use savings to improve services. Another criteria that was introduced as part of the introduction of business management into the NHS was clinical audit of eectiveness. Unlike other changes, health service workers generally welcomed this move and doctors and nurses now, increasingly, audit their work. In addition, national standards are now being set and a National Institute for Clinical Excellence has been established (1999) to issue guidance on best practice to achieve clinical and cost-eectiveness.
Prompt if necessary): in healthcare generally? in PHNing in particular? (prompt) What about involvement of PHNs in policy making at locality level: does it exist, why/not? (push them to cite an explanatory vignette) Do you think that PHNs are prepared for involvement in health policy making? (prompt) academically experientially What kinds of skills would be useful? (If not mentioned, prompt): . managing change (record if they oer individual behaviour or community context/conditions) . working with others to promote change; does any shared (non-nurse) learning/ working occur/ratio?