Alliances in Health Promotion: Theory and Practice by Angela Scriven

By Angela Scriven

A concise and available account of the theoretical matters on the subject of intersectoral collaboration, and the range of wellbeing and fitness advertising partnerships which were proven. The booklet comprises contributions from a distinct crew of teachers, researchers practitioners, from quite a lot of settings - the future health provider, universities, professional health and wellbeing merchandising businesses, neighborhood gurus, voluntary firms and schooling.

The booklet will entice a large number of readers, together with scholars of healthiness promoting and practitioners confronting the realities of collaborative operating.

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Social processes are a vital ingredient in the success of healthy alliances. The sociological and social psychological literature has been reviewed by Markwell in the previous chapter. The intention here is to show how some of these theoretical issues' are experienced in the practical workings of a healthy alliance. The chapter is in three main sections. First, there is a description of the main task of the alliance, which was to develop and produce a new Scottish health promotion training resource, Promoting Health Through Teamworking in Primary Care.

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