• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

"I order to improve health in the primary care setting you need to work collaboratively with others" discuss.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Introduction "I order to improve health in the primary care setting you need to work collaboratively with others" Throughout the discussion I will analyze the above statement highlighting the professional issues raised, involving the nurse working in the primary care setting. Within this I will distinguish exactly what primary care is and the relation to the importance of collaboration in this particular setting. Leading onto how we/nurses collaborate in primary care. I will also investigate what a clients roll is in the promotion of the populations health. Included within this are recent policies applicable to this setting. To conclude I will critical analyze examples of my own personal experience in the primary care situation, analyzing the competencies and inequalities that I feel occurred, linking to the appropriate theories to practice. ...read more.

Middle

" Working within the primary care setting offers the opportunity for professionals to work with individuals and families holistically on a regular basis" White(2003). There is then the opportunity to provide individuals with advice and support to promote prevention. The jobs have also evolved within primary care creating a very diverse client group and needs, this is mainly due to "Hospital stays being shorter so patients are being discharged into the community requiring more acute technical care than previously" Parham(2003). Where acute care within the community is concerned these are such incidents as palliative care within the home. Due to the recognition of the importance of primary care, primary groups were created in 1999, this was post implementation of the White paper: The new NHS modern and dependable (Department of Health,1997). ...read more.

Conclusion

It is the working together of agencies to provide a whole service. According to DOH (2002) primary care should aim to work within a collaborative model "This approach is a proven method of spreading and adapting existing knowledge to multiple sites to achieve a common aim". Working within a collaborative practice provides participants with a set of principles, ideas and actions that will lead to improvements. "Collaboration is not only useful but essential to providing high quality, seemless health care" Stated Cook (2002). According to Steel (1999) "Collaboration implies partnership". From these statements it is possible to conclude that a basic meaning for collaboration is teamwork. In the health profession it is the multi disciplinary team working together to meet the needs of a individual whether these needs are social, physical or emotional. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Child Development section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Child Development essays

  1. China's history and population policies timeline.

    The rapid population growth that occurred after the Communist Party came to power (in 1949) had put a strain on the government's efforts to help its people. So in an attempt to combat the widespread poverty and improve the overall quality of life of the Chinese people, the one-child policy was gradually implemented.

  2. Why family structures are changing.

    One more effect on the family could be a very the child could be very protective about any one finding out about the situation leading to secrets. As teenagers grow up the effects this violent environment can have can lead to a number of problems for the children in the

  1. Health, Social Care and Early years provisions.

    If the home was to have no radiators, then under floor heating will need to be installed, so the home would still be heated. Also, in the case of a elderly resident falling over, and not able to get help, the under floor heating will keep them warm in this incident.

  2. Health and Social care

    by contacting the right people. The doctor may then look up any information they think the patient may require at a later date. * The doctor would then update the patient notes as required and leave the surgery. A typical day at the surgery would start at around 8.30am.

  1. Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision

    Jane needs to take into consideration the entire care value base and needs to have good communication skills and be good with people. Whereas Bob must be good with money, IT and be patient and organised. He must still be able to communicate with people but on all levels.

  2. Good Practice Within the Legislative Framework.

    This was later implemented within the Children's Act 1989 and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states that all children have a 'right to protection from abuse and neglect.' It therefore gives a responsibility to those working with children to ensure that all are protected.

  1. Ways in which the individual can be motivated and supported to maintain or improve ...

    When she is out at nights drinking in pubs or night clubs, and she drinks more than usual, she will have Impaired judgement and poor coordination, so she may fall and is more likely to have accidents. As my client on some weekends will binge drink, she may experience memory

  2. Communicational skills in a health and social care setting

    law given right to every care receiver in the Commonwealth that stands under United Kingdom jurisdiction. Effective communication is very important if staff are hoping to achieve the ability to foster people's equality, diversity and rights; if any worker is not looking to achieve this or is going against the

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work