Community Health Promotion

Challenges for Practice


  • Joanne Kerr, MSc, RGN, RHV, RNT, CertEd, Fellow, Health Service Management Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester; formerly Community Nurse Tutor, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester

This book addresses the practical issues of community health promotion for a range of clients. Using examples from clinical practice, it demonstrates ways in which health professionals can be more responsive to patients' needs.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2284-5

Table of Contents

BACKGROUND TO COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION · Promoting the Health of Communities · Community, Health Promotion and Empowerment · CHALLENGES IN PRACTICE · Pre-conceptual Care · Empowerment and Childbirth · Teenage Pregnancy · Promoting Child and Family Health through Empowerment · Youth Health Promotion in the Community · Homeless Women and Primary Health Care · Mental Health Promotion · Men's Health: Concepts, Criticisms and Challenges · Health Promotion and Ethnic Minority Groups · Queer Health: Health Promotion the Hard Way · Health Promotion for Older People · Health Promotion and Community Care: The Neighbourhood Health Strategy