Self-help organizations have an increasingly important role in helping patients, so that doctors can concentrate on those who need their medical skills. This guide details the service provided by each self-help organization, and is designed so that local information can be added by the user. It is a valuable source of reference to GPs, practice managers, practice and community nurses, community health councils and health service managers.
Introduction. Fatherhood in general. The legal framework. Fathers involved in the child protection process. Messages from research. Examples of services. Appendix: Studies in the Department of Health Research Programme. Resources. References.