Leading for Health and Wellbeing (Transforming Public Health Practice Series)

Leading for Health and Wellbeing (Transforming Public Health Practice Series)

By: Steve Whiteman (editor), Rhonda Ware (editor), Susie Sykes (editor), Vivien Martin (editor), John Harvey (editor), Vicki F. Taylor (editor)Paperback

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Building on the core competences for public health, this book focuses on key areas of leadership and collaborative working to improve health and wellbeing. Aimed at those undertaking Masters courses in public health and health promotion, it looks at leading and managing teams and individuals, building alliances, developing capacity and capability, working in partnership with other practitioners and agencies, and using the media effectively to improve health and wellbeing. Case studies, activities and research summaries are used throughout the book to help the reader to understand how to apply the theory to practice.

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Vicki has worked in the NHS since 1985 in a number of public health roles and is now a freelance consultant. She currently is project manager for the Public Health Practitioner Training Scheme based at NHS Education South Central. She has over 20 years experience in health promotion and public health and has taught on a number of Master's programmes in public health and health promotion (including London Southbank University, Kings College) and is also a Director of the Roundhouse Consultancy MK Ltd.


Introduction - Vicki Taylor Leadership: What Is It? - Vicki Taylor Leadership as a Social Process - Vicki Taylor Working in and with Organisations - Vicki Taylor Leading Strategic Partnerships - Steve Whiteman and Vicki Taylor Skills for Leading - Vicki Taylor Leading Communities Collaboratively - Susie Sykes Leading at a Local Level - John Harvey and Rhonda Ware Leading and Managing Projects - Vicki Taylor and Vivien Martin Leading and Managing Change - Vicki Taylor

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780857252906
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780857252906
  • weight: 353
  • ISBN10: 0857252909

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