Professionalism : the UK perspective
Irvine, Donald, Johnson, Neil, Thistlethwaite, Jill and Hundt, Gillian (2010) Professionalism : the UK perspective. In: Bhugra, Dinesh and Mailk, Amit, (eds.) Professionalism in Mental Healthcare : Experts, Expertise and Expectations. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 48-61. ISBN 9780521131766Full text not available from this repository.
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In mental health, as in other medical disciplines, the role of the professional is changing. The availability of information, enhanced roles of other healthcare professionals and changes in training have altered the doctor-patient relationship and left professionals accountable to the needs of clients, politicians, policy makers and funding agencies. This book seeks to redefine the professional role of the specialist mental health worker by bringing perspectives from leading experts from both developed and developing countries, and also from a wide range of professionals in the field of law, medical ethics, education and medical leadership. Uniquely, it also looks at the views of patients and next-generation psychiatrists. It will be of interest to those involved in providing mental healthcare as well as those responsible for health policy initiatives and training.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Studies
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences > Social Science & Systems in Health (SSSH)
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Social Work|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Cambridge, UK ; New York|
|Book Title:||Professionalism in Mental Healthcare : Experts, Expertise and Expectations|
|Editor:||Bhugra, Dinesh and Mailk, Amit|
|Number of Pages:||208|
|Page Range:||pp. 48-61|
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