Description - Managing for Health by David J. Hunter
This exciting new addition to the Routledge Studies in Health Management series concentrates on the management of the public health function and how it differs from the management of clinical work. This text provides a profound analysis, illustrated with up-to-the-minute case studies of public health management in action. Taking examples from across Europe, the authors provide a unique comparative perspective on this important issue. The key issues the book addresses include: * the concept of managing for health, or public health management * the importance of public health management * the implications of public health management for health policy * describing the skills and frameworks required of managers and practitioners working in health systems * implications for training and development This unique text covers an area that is of vital importance to the field, but is as yet uncharted territory. Combining the very best of theory and practice Managing for Health will be essential reading for all those studying or working in public health management.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - David J. Hunter
David J. Hunter is Professor of Health Policy and Management, School for Health, Durham University where he heads up the Centre for Public Policy and Health. He is Chair of the UK Public Health Association. His research interests are in public health policy and implementation. He is author of Public Health Policy (Polity) and co-editor with Sian Griffiths of New Perspectives in Public Health (Radcliffe), now in its second edition.