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The focus on practitioners and the wider workforce

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter widens the history from consideration of specialists to outline key changes from 2005 for public health practitioners from all backgrounds, as well as the attention given to others in ... More


Human resources and the health sector

Barbara McPake

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health workforce is the component of the health sector that determines the efficiency with which all others function. Conceived broadly to include all those who are ‘primarily engaged in actions ... More


Global Public Health: A New Era

Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides an account of the international state of public health, including an agenda for improving the practice of the discipline across the world. It addresses three major issues, ... More


One Introduction and methods

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the context of public health, what it is, how it has been and is defined and categorised in the UK, its functions as well as how the workforce has changed and ... More


The interface of health support workers with the allied health professions

Susan Nancarrow

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/9781447352105.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter begins by describing the allied health workforce, before exploring from a neo-Weberian perspective the development of the support workforce associated with the allied health professions ... More


Birth of the hydra-headed monster: a unique antipodean model of health workforce governance

Fiona Pacey and Stephanie Short

in Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explicates the multi-profession scheme in Australia that incorporates medical practitioners, nurses and twelve other professional groups.  It considers the origins and establishment of ... More


Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines archetypes of health care systems, from various European national health systems to the centrally planned model of the former Soviet Union and the market-driven US model. The ... More


Introduction: A workforce solution is within our grasp

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

No country today manages its health workforce and workforce needs particularly well. Neither rich nor poor countries are prepared to tackle the problems facing their health workforce, even though ... 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


Changing the Lens: Indigenous Perspectives on Psychological Literacy

Pat Dudgeon, Dawn Darlaston-Jones, and Yvonne Clark

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

An essential form of psychological literacy that is required in all psychology courses is an understanding of and ability to work with the many cultural groups that make up a given society. ... 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


Educating generalists: flexibility and identity in auxiliary nursing in Finland1

Sirpa Wrede

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/9781861349569.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter directs attention to new professional groups positioned at the bottom of the health care workforce, considering the dilemmas posed by changing governance and the discourse of ... More


Conclusion—why some rabbits outrun foxes

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this chapter Mark Britnell brings together his ideas for solving the global workforce shortage in healthcare. He argues for a total reimagination of how we conduct healthcare and construct ... More


Transformation of the Nonphysician Health Professions

Joanne Spetz, James F. Cawley, and Jon Schommer

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/9780190215651.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Policymakers and healthcare leaders have highlighted the potential for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists to play a larger role in meeting healthcare needs. Each of these ... More


Public Health Surveillance and the Opioid Crisis

Jeffrey P. Engel, Valerie N. Goodson, Megan Toe, and Michael Landen

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The roles for public health surveillance are well established in the infectious disease surveillance literature; however, as they relate to noninfectious diseases and more specifically the current ... More


Professionals in transition: physicians’ careers, migration and gender in Lithuania

Elianne Riska and Aurelija Novelskaite

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/9781861349569.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter uses survey and interview data to analyse the views of female and male physicians in Lithuania on intentions to migrate, and to highlight the gendered mobility track of the health ... More


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