Practising Health Promotion: Dilemmas and Challenges

Practising Health Promotion: Dilemmas and Challenges

by JaneWills (Author), JennieNaidoo (Author)


Adopting the same readable and engaging style of their previous book, this text looks at the key challenges of health promotion practice and the problems practitioners face in translating theory and research into their practice. The text uses an innovative reflective approach, to encourage readers to use their own practice as a way of exploring HP theory and research. The book also includes contributions from practitioners exploring key areas of practice (Accidents, CHD, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Cancer) illustrating how theory and research can inform the development of evidence-based practice. Features: * Focuses on how theory and practice link in health promotion * Contributions from HP Practitioners illustrate practice issues * Reflection and discussion points, activities and case studies encourage critical response * Clearly written chapters explore and explain dilemmas and challenges in HP * Grounded in current practice while identifying how reader can work towards evidence-based Health Promotion practice


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 396
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
Published: 23 Apr 1998

ISBN 10: 0702021229
ISBN 13: 9780702021220

Author Bio
Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK