Promoting Teamwork in Primary Care: A Research-Based Approach

Promoting Teamwork in Primary Care: A Research-Based Approach




Promoting Teamwork in Primary Care addresses the issues central tot he concept of primary care-led NHS. It uses recent research on primary care to examine some of the ways in which teamwork can be promoted to achieve high quality care. Examples are drawn from rural and urban settings, individual practices and health districts and include management-centred approaches, educational initiatives and practice-based developments.

This edited text will be essential reading for postgraduate students of general practice and community nursing. Undergraduates of nursing, medicine and social work will alsofind this book an invaluable aid to their understanding of research in primary care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340652442
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/29/1997
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

The primary health care team: an overview
Primary health care teams - in a league of their own
The changing composition of primary health care teams
Working in the wider team
Teamcare valleys - a multifaceted approach to teambuilding in primary health care
Promoting teamwork through health promotion
The practice manifestos - a vehicle for promoting teamwork?
Achieving focused teamwork
Multidisciplinary clinical audit and primary health care teams
Evaluating teambuilding
Defining and measuring effectiveness for primary helath care teams
Outcome measures for teamwork in primary care
The Liverpool intervention to promote teamwork in general practice - an action research approach
Action research - a vehicle for change in primary care?
Primary health care - visions and agends

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