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exploratory study of health visitors" perceptions of their public health role

J. Goodman-Brown

exploratory study of health visitors" perceptions of their public health role

by J. Goodman-Brown

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in [Oxford] .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, 2002.

StatementJ. Goodman-Brown.
ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Health Care.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19243951M

The study participants included: Family Planning Service Providers from the 2 Union Councils of Korangi town. They included 2 physicians, 4 Lady Health Visitors, 2 Lady Health Workers and 2 medical store drug providers. Lady Health Workers working in the area facilitated the identification of family planning service by: 3. to learn or teach. MethodSemistructured interviews were conducted in July, , with nine health care professionals from the University of Namibia School of Medicine. Questions revolved around participants’ perceptions of benefits, harms, and ethical impressions of a health care professional visiting from a developed country. Interviews were tape-recorded, transcribed, .

  Each year medical providers from wealthy countries participate in short-term medical volunteer work in resource-poor countries. Various authors have raised concern that such work has the potential to be harmful to recipient communities; however, the social science and medical literature contains little research into the perceptions of short-term medical volunteer Cited by:   We present qualitative data from a exploratory study, recently published studies, and an analysis of the Department of Health's strategic plan to highlight the need for a broader policy debate on health-care access for migrants in South Africa. We conducted in-depth interviews with 15 Zimbabwean women living in inner-city Johannesburg to document the Cited by:

The convention and visitors bureau executive plays a number of managerial roles. Selecting the right person to perform these roles necessitates identifying the skills, abilities, training, and experiences that lead to success as a convention and visitors bureau executive. This exploratory study reports data from both a survey of roles and interviews with 22 convention and visitors Cited by: 4.   Immediate access to patients’ complete health records via electronic databases could improve healthcare and facilitate health research. However, the possible benefits of a national electronic health records (EHR) system must be balanced against public concerns about data security and personal privacy. Successful development of EHR requires better understanding of the views of the public Cited by:


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Exploratory study of health visitors" perceptions of their public health role by J. Goodman-Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

This small exploratory study in one local area in Scotland aimed to identify health visitors' perceptions of public health nursing and the factors that influenced their capacity to adopt a broad public health role in line with current policy direction in Scotland.

Aim: This study explored health visitors' perception of their role in the universal childhood immunisation programme with particular emphasis on. Abstract The present study gives an insight into the health visitors' perceptions on their role in assessing, managing, and supporting mothers with postpartum depression (PPD).

The study. An exploratory study on the public health role of health visitors found different perspectives, which resulted in confusion over what this part of their role really meant (Smith, ). The title “public health nurse” can be seen as positive for health visiting as it puts health visitors squarely in the public health arena within primary care (DH, a).

Studies examining health care professionals’ perception and integration of these devices in preventive medicine practices also highlight the obstacles to their use [66–71] and the need to train both users [72, 73] and health care professionals [74–80] or even the creation of new medical specialties at the interface between information Cited by: The aim of this study was to question a geographically-based sample of the general public about their views on the role and function of the health visitor, including the training required, employing authority, status, clients and type of advice given, together with details of the respondents themselves, including whether or not they had any previous contact with the health visiting Cited by: 5.

In the UK, midwives are usually a woman's primary health care professional throughout pregnancy and up to the 14th postnatal day, when most women are discharged to their GP and health visitor (NICE, ).The current UK guidelines for managing antenatal and postnatal mental health recommend midwives first assess women's emotional wellbeing using the two.

Objective To investigate the perceptions and attitudes of patients to the built environments of NHS Trust hospitals, in order to inform design excellence so as to make future hospitals places and spaces responsive to patient needs.

Design An exploratory study of patients perceptions based on qualitative semi‐structured personal interviews.

Setting and participants Fifty Cited by: Improving outcomes for children and families in the early years5 Health visitors are registered nurses or midwives who have completed extra training in specialist community public health nursing.

They lead or form part of a wider health visiting team that can also include nursery nurses, health care assistants and other. Health Visitors, being community and public health focused are involved in multi‐agency work, practice development and policy formulation. District Nurses work with individual patients/carers and the nursing team, thus their involvement in strategic developments tends to focus at the patient care level, such as protocol and practice Cited by:   Redsell et al () studied how 30 health visitors identified and intervened where children were at risk of obesity, and what they thought their role was in obesity prevention.

Health visitors were aware of some of the modifiable risks and felt they had a role advising parents on diet. a hybrid between HMO and a PPO. Subscribes pay an established amount to see preferred providers, but they are also covered (at a higher rate) if they see providers not on the list.

if a health organization receives a set fee to care for a patient over a particular amount of time, regardless of how much care the patient requires. The author reports on a study of the perspectives of public health nurses (PHNs) on the nature of their health promotion practice in the Canadian province of Manitoba, highlighting their perceptions about barriers to population-focused health by:   Introduction This study aimed to describe Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses’ (MCaFHNs) perception of their role across Australia.

MCaFHNs deliver services to positively influence the growth and development of children in the early years. Little is known about their role as they deliver care to children and families in by: 5.

Climate change is taking a toll on human health, and some leaders in the public health community have urged their colleagues to give voice to its health implications. Previous research has shown that Americans are only dimly aware of the health implications of climate change, yet the literature on issue framing suggests that providing a novel frame - such as human health Cited by: International Journal of Perceptions in Public Health.

Current Archives Announcements About Search Register Login Current Issue Vol 3 No 4 (): IJPPH Published: Articles Awareness and knowledge level on eye health among students of government school of Udaypur district, Nepal A descriptive cross sectional study Sami ur.

Gypsy/Travellers have poor health and experience discrimination alongside structural and cultural barriers when accessing health services and consequently may mistrust those services. Our study aims to investigate which approaches to community engagement are most likely to be effective at enhancing trust between Gypsy/Travellers and mainstream health services.

This multi-method month study Cited by: 1. Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health threat worldwide. Some authors have suggested that end-users of nursing homes have an influence on antibiotic prescribing. The objective of this study is to describe the views of end-users and professionals on residents’ behavior towards antibiotic therapy in terms of knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes towards this drug class Cited by: 4.

perceptions of their risk for hereditary hemochromatosis. In line with research norms, all six variables were analyzed for their additive impact on risk perceptions.

Thus, despite a large body of research supporting the influence of HBM variables on health behavior, ambiguity still exists concerning which variables are most impor-File Size: KB. There is a rich tradition of using qualitative methods in mental health services research, most notably represented in the ethnographies of populations with mental health problems (e.g., Estroff, ; Hopper, ), and the institutions that serve them (e.g., Caudill, ; Goffman, ; Rhodes, ).Nevertheless, as in other areas of scientific research (Kuhn, ;.

Ethical tensions associated with the promotion of public health policy in health visiting: a qualitative investigation of health visitors’ views - Volume 14 Issue 2 - Julie Catherine Greenway, Vikki Ann Entwistle, Ruud terMeulenCited by: 9.Learning Objectives By the end of this chapter you should appreciate that: n health psychologists study the role of psychology in health and wellbeing; n they examine health beliefs as possible predictors of health-related behaviours; n health psychology also examines beliefs about illness and how people conceptualize their illness; n a health professional’s beliefs about the File Size: KB.

Such knowledge can inform a bottom-up approach to improve public campaigns and interventions to help parents better understand the impact of antibiotic use for their families.

24, 25 This study explores parents’ perceptions and understanding of antibiotic use and resistance in the context of their young child with an acute RTI and explores Cited by: 5.