Managing for Health (Routledge Health Management)

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Expertly mixing theory with practice, this text makes a unique and important contribution to the area of health management.

Through examples and case studies drawn from across Europe, Managing for Health explores the management challenge in public health policy and offers pointers to equip students of health management and public health managers with the necessary perspectives and skills to function effectively in the twenty-first century. This book takes a comparative perspective on the issues of health improvement and the struggle between the needs of acute care providers, such as hospitals and those that provide preventative measures to promote health.

The key issues addressed by this book include:

  • the concept of managing for health, or public health management
  • the importance of public health management
  • the skills and frameworks required of managers and practitioners working in health systems
  • the implications for training and development.

This comprehensive and balanced textbook is an essential read for students and those engaged with health management, public health and public management .

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David J. Hunter is Professor of Health Policy and Management, School for Health, Durham University where he heads up the Centre for Public Policy and Health. He is Chair of the UK Public Health Association. His research interests are in public health policy and implementation. He is author of Public Health Policy (Polity) and co-editor with Sian Griffiths of New Perspectives in Public Health (Radcliffe), now in its second edition.

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'Timely and very authoritative.' Robert Adams, Critical Public Health

'This is an enjoyable and worthy book, and a useful resource.' - Sara Garland for Nursing Standards

'In this timely and highly readable book, David Hunter and his colleagues demonstrate the importance of leadership in achieving better health in an increasingly complex world. It will be essential reading for those delivering better health but it also deserves to be read, and hopefully understood, by their political masters.' - Martin McKee CBE, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

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