Process factors explaining the ineffectiveness of a multidisciplinary fall prevention programme: a process evaluation
- 'Barefoot doctors' come to Liverpool. Rand, Jackie // GP: General Practitioner;4/3/2009, p57
The article discusses the idea of training local people in the basics of healthcare to help others in the community in Liverpool, England. It states that these health trainers are being placed in the surgeries of general practitioners (GPs) to assist in discussing the lifestyle problems of...
- Health Evaluation: research and training for improved health care systems. Felisberto, Eronildo // Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil;nov2010 suplemento, Vol. 10 Issue 1, pS13
The author reflects on the improvement of health care systems. He emphasizes on the collaboration of teaching and research institutions, and health services to impart health care skills among trainees. He also gives importance to the implementation of training processes to instill technical...
- Our health, our care, our say: the government's new vision for health care. // Nurse Prescribing;Feb2006, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the introduction of a community health care services entitled "Our Health, Our Care, Our Say," also known as White Paper in Great Britain. This White Paper identifies five key areas of change, including more personalized care, services closer to people's homes, better...
- A mixed-methods study on perceptions towards use of Rapid Ethical Assessment to improve informed consent processes for health research in a low-income setting. Addissie, Adamu; Davey, Gail; Newport, Melanie J.; Addissie, Thomas; MacGregor, Hayley; Feleke, Yeweyenhareg; Farsides, Bobbie // BMC Medical Ethics;2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background Rapid Ethical Assessment (REA) is a form of rapid ethnographic assessment conducted at the beginning of research project to guide the consent process with the objective of reconciling universal ethical guidance with specific research contexts. The current study is conducted to assess...
- Cross-boundary working: a generic worker for older people in the community. Hek, Gill; Singer, Lorna; Taylor, Pat // British Journal of Community Nursing;Jun2004, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p237
The care of older people often crosses the boundaries of health and social care. The new role of a health and social care-trained generic worker was developed to provide comprehensive care for older people living at home. The role is a cross between a nursing auxiliary, health care assistant and...
- A kinder, gentler age. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/16/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7496, p866
Reports that Liberal Democrats, in Great Britain, are promising to extend free personal care to all elderly people. Details of Great Britain's health care system.
- An Aging Nation Presents New Challenges to the Health Care System. Windom, Robert E. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p1
The article comments on the benefit of the investment in health research and medical care to the population of older people in the United States. The Public Health Service has launched a campaign to educate the people about healthy habits and lifestyles. With the increase of the population of...
- Elderly people and the public health service: a much desirable marriage. Mariotto, A.; Dello Buono, M.; De Leo, D. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2003, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p525
Examines the health care access of the elderly people in Italy. Public health service; Equal rights for youth and elderly people in the health domain; Longevity index.
- My re-generation. Finch, Stephanie; Ware, Michael // Public Finance;11/8/2002, p26
Highlights the successful aged health care system in the London Borough of Ealing, England through a Private Finance Initiative. Details of the system; Range of health care and community service offered by the borough; Planning and implementation of the plan.