If you are looking for a succinct overview of the ideas and debates that shape the field of interagency working, then this is the book for you. Jon Glasby and Helen Dickinson's A-Z of Interagency Working provides an expertly organised source of clear explanation and astute commentary on a topic that is of importance to anyone working in the health and social care field today. Capturing key policies, concepts and perspectives across the fields of adult and children's services, the book distils a complex subject into 70 pivotal ideas. Cross-references cleverly aid navigation and help the reader see how ideas connect up. This flexible source book makes sense of current policy, explains the latest terminology and engages with the evidence base for what is happening on the ground. It is also packed with excellent recommendations for further reading. This is an ideal starting-point for students needing to get to grips with current debates, and a perfect point of reference for practitioners and policy-makers engaged in collaboration and partnership day to day.
Jon Glasby is Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham, UK. The author of numerous textbooks on health and social services, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Integrated Care. Helen Dickinson is Associate Professor of Public Governance at the Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne, Australia. She edits the Journal of Health Organization and Management and Journal of Integrated Care.
1. Accountability 2. Acute care 3. Area-based initiatives 4. Assessment 5. Carers 6. Care Trusts 7. Children and young people 8. Children's Trusts 9. Clinical networks 10. Clinical pathways 11. Commissioning 12. Communication 13. Community services 14. Continuing care 15. Co-location 16. Co-production 17. Culture 18. Data protection 19. Devolution 20. Elected members 21. Evaluation 22. Foundation Trusts 23. Governance 24. Health Act flexibilities 25. Health Boards (Wales) 26. Health and Social Care Trusts (Northern Ireland) 27. Health and Well-being Boards 28. Hierarchies 29. Hospital discharge 30. Intermediate care 31. Inter-professional education 32. Joint appointments 33. Joint commissioning 34. Joint Futures (Scotland) 35. Joint strategic needs assessment 36. Leadership 37. Learning difficulties 38. Local government 39. Long-term conditions 40. Markets 41. Mental health 42. Mergers and acquisitions 43. Mixed economy of care 44. National Commissioning Board 45. Networks 46. New Public Management 47. Older people 48. Personalisation 49. Physical disability 50. Power 51. Primary care 52. Public health 53. Regulation and inspection 54. Safeguarding 55. Social care 56. Social enterprise 57. Social model 58. Strategic planning (Wales) 59. Teamwork 60. Theory 61. Trust 62. Values
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