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Nursing in Context

Policy, Politics, Profession

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23 October 2013

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09 October 2013

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Want a sophisticated, witty and engaging introduction to the nursing profession? Based on over 20 years of research and experience, Nursing in Context offers a critical discussion of the nursing profession, with frank and...

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Want a sophisticated, witty and engaging introduction to the nursing profession? Based on over 20 years of research and experience, Nursing in Context offers a critical discussion of the nursing profession, with frank and honest answer to 'What is nursing?' - making it thoroughly absorbing reading. It addresses core topics which underpin nursing education including history, values, evidence-based practice, caring, compassion, policy and politics. This book will truly prepare students of nursing for the complexities of their chosen career, giving them the confidence to practice in modern healthcare settings.

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Engaging writing drawing on research, findings and debates from the author's vast experience and those of his colleagues


Offers discussion of all the main topics which underpin the nursing profession, introduces the NMC's role, interprofessional working, critical thinking and evidence based practice, health policy, caring and compassion, politics, empowerment and change

Provides a critical historical and political insight into the issues that affect nurses

1. The Changing Face of Nursing: Who are Today's Nurses?
2. Nursing Education: In and Out of the University
3. Who Regulates Nursing and Why?: The NMC and its Predecessors
4. Nursing's Neighbours: Doctors and Healthcare Support Workers
5. 'Evidence-based Everything': The Use and Limits of Research
6. The Mystery of Poor Care: Why?
7. Health Policy and Politics: Targets, Managerialism and Funding
8. How to Influence Policy: Interviews with People Who Have.

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Michael Traynor is Trevor Clay Professor of Nursing Policy at Middlesex University, London, UK. He has been working as a researcher in healthcare and nursing policy since 1989. He worked in the research unit at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in London from 1991 to 1996 on a national research project. After this Michael co-inaugurated nursing's only policy research centre based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine until 2004 when he was appointed to his current post. He has practised as a nurse and then health visitor in Cambridge and London. He is also Editor of the journal Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, and European Editor of...

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Michael Traynor is Trevor Clay Professor of Nursing Policy at Middlesex University, London, UK. He has been working as a researcher in healthcare and nursing policy since 1989. He worked in the research unit at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in London from 1991 to 1996 on a national research project. After this Michael co-inaugurated nursing's only policy research centre based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine until 2004 when he was appointed to his current post. He has practised as a nurse and then health visitor in Cambridge and London. He is also Editor of the journal Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, and European Editor of Nursing Inquiry.

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