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Active Citizenship and Community Learning
Active Citizenship and Community Learning explores the role of the worker in facilitating participation, learning and active engagement within communities. Focusing on recent government initiativesExpand
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Stress, social support, and stopping smoking after myocardial infarction in England.
STUDY OBJECTIVE--To examine the effect on mortality of stopping smoking after myocardial infarction and the psychosocial factors that influence the decision to stop. DESIGN--Analysis of smokers in aExpand
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Can primary care groups learn how to manage demand from fundholders? A study of fundholders in Nottingham.
BACKGROUND Primary care groups (PCGs) will commission care for their patients and may be increasingly required to manage clearly defined resources. Existing general practice fundholders alreadyExpand
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Coronary heart disease: a review of the role of psychosocial stress and social support.
BACKGROUND The role of psychosocial factors in the aetiology of coronary heart disease continues to be debated. Despite public perception of a major role for their effect, scientific opinion on theirExpand
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A survey of notified travel-associated infections: implications for travel health advice.
  • C. Packham
  • Medicine
  • Journal of public health medicine
  • 1 June 1995
BACKGROUND Travel-associated illness affects at least 25 per cent of UK residents who travel abroad each year. Notified cases form only a small proportion of the total community burden of disease butExpand
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How do economic status and social support influence survival after initial recovery from acute myocardial infarction?
There is much interest in the influence of psychosocial factors and social deprivation on health. This study investigates the influence of economic status (as measured by car-ownership) and socialExpand
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Needs of elderly people in residential homes: comparison of records held by carers and general practitioners.
  • C. Packham
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Royal College of General…
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Fifty patients from one practice who were resident in private nursing homes or residential local authority homes for the elderly (part 3) have been studied. The main carers in the residential homesExpand
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Community Development, Community Organising and Third Sector-University Research Partnerships
This book sets out to explore the contributions that research can provide, supporting Third Sector organisations concerned with community development.
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Providing welfare rights advice in primary care.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the introduction of dedicated open access welfare rights advice sessions in a general practice setting. DESIGN A retrospective study of 416 client visits over a 11 monthExpand
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