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Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Ellen Kuhlmann and Mike Saks (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book opens up new perspectives in the health policy debate, examining the emerging international trends in the governance of health professions and the significance of national contexts for the ... More


Professionalism meets entrepreneurialism and managerialism1

Rosalie A. Boyce

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter concludes the first part of the book by examining the implications of the new public management (NPM) reforms related to entrepreneurialism and managerialism for professional culture and ... More


Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Mike Saks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This edited text is the second in the series entitled the Sociology of Health Professions: Future International Directions, published by Policy Press. It consists of eleven chapters covering several ... More


The allied health collective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the concept of allied health as a confederation of constituent professions. We examine: the way that different jurisdictions define the allied health collective; the rationale ... More


Introduction: Support workers and the health professions

Mike Saks

in Support Workers and the Health Professions in International Perspective: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The introduction highlights the growing global importance of support workers and the need for further social scientific analysis of their developing role in relation to health professions, especially ... More


Introduction

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter introduces how the book compares the allied health professions, both as a collective and as individual disciplines, in Australia and the UK. Australia and the UK were chosen as a basis ... More


Regulation, risk and health support work

Mike Saks and Judith Allsop

in Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The limited regulation of support workers as compared to health professional workers and the ensuing risks are discussed in this chapter from a neo-Weberian standpoint. It is argued from the example ... More


Diversity in the allied health professions

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is dedicated to an analysis of diversity within the allied health professions, including the intersectional relationships between gender, class, ethnicity, interprofessionality and ... More


Health professionals, support workers and the precariat

Mike Saks and Katherine Zagrodney

in Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Following a neo-Weberian theoretical perspective, with reference to neo-Marxist analyses, this chapter considers the position of health support workers in the market in neo-liberal societies – with a ... More


Conclusion

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter considers the policy and practice implications of the preceding chapters. Despite the prolific use of the term 'allied health', the analysis brings the reader no closer to a ... More


Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

John Martyn Chamberlain, Mike Dent, and Mike Saks (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There are significant variations in how healthcare systems and health professionals are regulated globally. One feature that they increasingly have in common is an emphasis on the value of including ... More


How Health Professional Training Will and Should Change

Alan Dow and Scott Reeves

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

With health-related challenges changing healthcare delivery, the healthcare workforce needs to be transformed to meet the current and impending needs. Education in the health professions is the most ... More


Emerging allied health professions

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter draws on the examples of the professionalisation of operating department practitioners (ODPs), pedorthists and developmental educators (DEs) to examine the pathway to professionalism in ... More


The established allied health professions

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

in The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores in detail using the examples of optometry and radiography the early development of the well-established and more mature allied health professions who have had to negotiate their ... More


Power and Public Services: for Customers or Citizens?

David Donnison

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the changing balance of power since World War II between elites and citizens in respect of the health professions. The chapter offers a personal account of the decline of ... More


The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Timothy J. Hoff, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, and Gary J. Young

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book examines major transformations in the U.S. health professions workforce, and how various professionals are being affected by a myriad of industry and societal trends as well as new policies ... More


The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The allied health professions have gained legitimacy through the pursuit of research evidence and the standardisation of practice. Yet there remains very little analysis or understanding of these ... More


Damage to Trust

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 focuses on the harm that conscientious refusals cause when they diminish the trust that patients have in health care professionals and professions. The author argues that damage to trust ... More


Challenges and Choices

Jeff Levin

in Religion and Medicine: A History of the Encounter Between Humanity's Two Greatest Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190867355
eISBN:
9780190867386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867355.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Chapter 9 outlines the many ongoing challenges to establish and maintain alliances and partnerships between the faith-based and medical sectors. These include serious questions that remain to be ... More


The Professionalization of Sustainability

Tee L. Guidotti

in Health and Sustainability: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325337
eISBN:
9780190238803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325337.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

As sustainability matures and the field expands, there are more and more full-time career opportunities. Private-sector interest has created a market for managers educated in the principles of ... More


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