Mentoring - health improvement

Thompson, Janet and Kenward, Linda ORCID logo ORCID: (2012) Mentoring - health improvement. In: Kilgallon, Kate and Thompson, Janet, (eds.) Mentoring in nursing and healthcare: a practical approach. Wiley Blackwell, Chichester, UK, pp. 194-215. Full text not available from this repository.

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This chapter starts by defining the term 'health improvement' and describes policies that underpin the assertion that health disciplines are ideally placed to promote health improvement. Health education, promotion, and improvement are firmly established within the curriculum; this statement is challenged. Finally, suggestions are provided as to how the education/practice gap can be bridged. Chapter sections: Introduction; Health improvement; Health improvement policies; Partnership working; Empowerment; Portraying or enactment of the health promoter role; Health inequalities; Ethical considerations; Education and practice gap; Summary.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
ISBN: 9781444336542
Departments: Academic Departments > Nursing, Health & Professional Practice (NHPP)
Additional Information: Chapter 8 within book.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 16:05
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 10:46
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