Ethics, Power and Policy: The Future of Nursing in the NHS

Ethics, Power and Policy: The Future of Nursing in the NHS

by Stephen Wilmot


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333948248
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 10/29/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

STEPHEN WILMOT is Senior Lecturer in Health Care in the Department of Health and Community Studies at the University of Derby. He has recently completed a research project focusing on practice nurse perceptions of their training needs and he is particularly interested in ethics, social science and health studies, and social psychology.

Table of Contents

Health Care as a Project.- The Role of Nursing in the Project.- Nurses, Government and State.- Nurses, Patients and People.- Nurses and Organisations.- Professional Groups in Health Care.- Overlapping Consensus.- Issue 1: Nursing in the Politics of Health Care.- Issue 2: Distribution of Resources.- Issue 3: Loyalty and Obligation.

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The book is distinguished by the level and quality of debate. The chapters are well structured and, although many of the issues are complex, the reader is guided through each in a clear and...concise manner.' - Chris Chaloner, Nursing Standard

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