Multidisciplinary Public Health

Understanding the Development of the Modern Workforce

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

224 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2014
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447300335 Published October 2014 For sale in North and South America only
This book is the most comprehensive and detailed look ever taken at the development and makeup of the public health workforce in England. It traces the history of public health in England through to the present day, covering policy changes and alterations in status and public recognition, as well as offering a reflection on the newest changes to the public health system in England and making useful comparisons with the rest of the UK. The result will be of use to scholars and practitioners alike.
Contents

Introduction and methods
Developing the specialty of public health
The multidisciplinary public health movement of the 1990s
Changes for specialists I: Setting up a multidisciplinary public health senior appointments process
Changes for specialists II: The new regulatory system for specialists
Changes for specialists III: The establishment of multidisciplinary higher specialist training in public health
The focus on practitioners and the wider workforce
Where we are now? The new public health system in England from April 2013
Experience across the other UK countries
Conclusion

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