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Hungry in hospital, healthy in Prison

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This Power Point presentation gives a comparative study of the foodservice that is offered in hospitals and the foodservice offered in the prison system.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | prison system | hospital | foodservice | comparitive study | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Patient Voices Programme

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Collection of digital stories about health and social care. This collection has videos, sample workbooks, papers and other supporting materials.

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phorus | ukoer | public health | empathy | compassion | service user involvement | patient-centred | reflection | interprofessional education | e-learning | digital stories | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Antiretroviral treatment programmes in Nepal: Problems and barriers.

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The main aim of this study is to identify barriers and obstacles to providing and expanding ARV programmes in Nepal. Materials and methods: A qualitative approach consisting of in-depth interviews with three groups of stakeholders: policy makers, ARV service providers and ARV recipients were carried out. The transcripts were analysed using a thematic approach. Results: The estimated number of people in need was high compared with people currently receiving ARV in Nepal. With regards to the proper distribution of the ARVs, the main problems identifi ed in the interviews were: lack of infrastructure, lack of human resources, financial constraints, programmatic problems, weak leadership and management at national level, poor cooperation between management structures, geographical barriers, la

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phorus | public health | ukoer | asia | nepal | programme management | hiv/aids | antiretroviral treatment | service provision | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Lost in Translation: Reflecting on a Model to Reduce Translation and Interpretation Bias.

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This paper reflects on the language and translation challenges faced and interventions used whilst undertaking cross-cultural public health research in Nepal using translators. Background: The growth in cross-cultural studies and international research highlights the use of translators and the associated challenges for researchers with regard to cultural and linguistic issues when collecting data in one language and analysing and reporting in another. The specific challenges when using translators are frequently overlooked in the research literature and translators and the interpretation processes omitted from the research methodology and/or discussion. The methods used: The experiences and challenges for an English-speaking nurse researcher working with a team of translators in a cross-cu

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ukoer | public health | phorus | translation | interpretation bias | health sciences and practice | nepal | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Review of Barriers to Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Physical Activity in the United Kingdom.

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Conclusion: The search yielded 391 studies and 18 were finally included in the review. Our review identified 20 barriers clustered among four broad themes of: (a) perceived personal barriers; (b) socio-economic barriers; (c) cultural barriers; and (d) environmental barriers. Overcoming these barriers in these broad areas is important in development of sensitive multicultural health promotion addressing physical inequalities.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | health sciences and practice | south asian african | physical activity | black minority ethnic groups | health promotion | systematic review | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Homely Remedy Protocols: A solution to the supply and administration of non-prescription medicinal products and dietary supplements.

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Patient Group Directions, although widely used since their introduction in the late 1990s, are not widely reported in the literature. However, when described, it is recognised that their use are inappropriate for non prescription medicinal products or for use outside NHS settings. This paper thus describes a suitable alternative to Patient Group Directions, for use in research participants requiring non-prescription medicinal products in their own homes, the Homely Remedy Protocol.

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research participants | phorus | public health | ukoer | nurse prescribing | health sciences and practice | patient group directions | homely remedy protocols | non-nhs settings | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Sports soft tissue injury

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A presentation given to highlight types of injuries that can happen to soft tissue and the underlying factors that can lead into other related incidents.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | sports injury | soft tissue | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Patient Experience and Satisfaction with Hospital Food Service

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Outlining patient experience and satisfaction with hospital foodservice.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | hospital | patient | nutrition | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Health promotion, health education and HIV/AIDS

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This article will focus on the role that health promotion can play in preventing the transmission of HIV. The school setting is taken as an example and a range of effective methods and approaches focusing on young people are identified. It gives an outline of the nature of health promotion, followed by consideration of school-based efforts, which aim to protect the future generation, and a summary of some of the strategies that have been effective in this setting. Finally, issues related to health and monitoring health status are then very briefly addressed.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | health promotion | health education | health sciences and practice | hiv/aids | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Dissertation Handbook 2008-9

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A detailed guide to producing a dissertation in health promotion/public health for the 2008/9.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | handbook | dissertation | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Guidance to Attachment Agencies

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Handbook for agencies offering attachments to Masters students

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ukoer | phorus | public health | handbook | guide | health sciences and practice | attachment agencies | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Handbook Principles Perspectives and Practice in Health Promotion

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Module Handbook for a core health promotion module

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ukoer | phorus | public health | module | handbook | health promotion | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Public Health Masters Course Handbook 2010-2011

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A course handbook for the Masters in Public health at the University of Bedfordshire. This handbook can be used with the MSc in Public Health for both full time or part-time study. It focuses on giving student an insight as to what to expect on the public health taught course and also the distance learning course as well.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | handbook 2010-2011 | distance learning | health sciences and practice | university of bedfordshire | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Smoking in pregnancy

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A Power Point Presentation including lecture and activities, looking at smoking in pregnant women. These slides look at the physiology of smoking and the general behaviour of women who smoke while pregnant.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | pregnancy | smoking | maternal health | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Post-natal contraception

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This power point presentation looks at and discusses the role of the midwife during contraception. It provides a lecture and also activities that will consider important considerations for women relating to contraception.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | post-natal | contraception | family planning | maternal health | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Ethics and Midwifery Research

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A power point presentation providing a lecture and activities that will look at the orgins of modern ethical thinking. It describes the system of ethical governance in the UK and looks to introduce the main ethical research issues and explore some of the dilemmas that researchers face.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | research | ethics | midwifery | maternal well-being | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Global Perspectives in Public health and Health Promotion

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9 Powerpoint slide sequences based on MSc lectures from a global prespecitves module that, adoting a social science perspective, explores the trends, issues and context of global public Health and Health Promotion.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | global | globalisation | health promotion | demographic | epidemiology | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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A planning guide: health inequalities and the voluntary and community sector

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A guide to the issues and advice on how to address health inequalities, produced by the Royal Society for Public Health. This resource was prepared following extensive field work with experts, and can also be downloaded here: http://www.ngoforum.org.uk/Inequality%20Guide%2026.10.09.pdf

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ukoer | phorus | public health | inequalities | voluntary | community | third sector | poverty | social determinants | health sciences and practice | wellbeing | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Inequities In Health: A Global Perspective

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Inequalities in health are: “Differences in the prevalence or incidence of health problems between individual people of higher and lower socio-economic status”. Inequities in health are these differences but articulated as being preventable, unjust and wrong. This presentation gives a global perspective of these inequalities.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | inequalities | global | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Inequities In Health and Well Being; The Evidence Base for Children Centres

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Inequalities in health are: “Differences in the prevalence or incidence of health problems between individual people of higher and lower socio-economic status”. Inequities in health are these differences but articulated as being preventable, unjust and wrong. This presentation gives a perspective into the Evidence Base for Children Centres.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | children centres | inequalities | evidence base | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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The Historical Origins of Public Health

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A presentation giving the Historical origins of Public Health from the definition of public health through to the different perspectives that various civilisations have had over the years.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | health sciences and practice | historical origins | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Improving Health: Public Health - Getting back to basics

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This workshop presentation has been adapted from the Improving Health diploma level module designed by Education For Health. (Find out more about Improving Health at: http://www.educationforhealth.org/courses/44)

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ukoer | phorus | public health | improving health | education for health | initiative | health professionals | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Training’

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This is a unique business case toolkit around Improving Health offering any professional in health and social care a simple, effective way to produce business cases to successfully secure funds for their continuing professional development. It contains an evidence based, module specific business proposal for health professionals to use to establish their current levels of knowledge, understanding and experience, and plan development of their competencies within the framework of the health needs of their practice population in a way which is meaningful to the QoF, KSF and National Workforce Competencies.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | business case toolkit | nurses | competencies | health sciences and practice | education for health | improving health | health professionals | social care | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Guidelines for Writing at Masters Degree Level

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This document gives general guidelines for writing at a Masters Degree Level for students in Social Sciences and the examples are from Applied Linguistics. It gives a break down of how to write various papers at masters level with the correct structure and styling.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | guidelines | masters degree level | social sciences | applied linguistics | health sciences and practice | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Finding and Appraising the Evidence

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The ability to find and appraise published research is fundamental in our ability to provide effective and efficient healthcare. These modules take you through the process of how to find the evidence and then understand how to assess the validity and reliability of the research found. Online interactive learning resource from HealthKnowledge website, for Public Health practitioners, healthcare workers and all those wishing to increase their public health skills.

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ukoer | phorus | public health | appraising | evidence | health sciences and practice | healthknowledge | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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