Dempsey Benton

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BACKGROUND The incidence and projected rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a significant global public health threat. Nurses as health educators are well positioned to support health promotion and prevention efforts. The intent was to understand nurses' interest, challenges and enabling factors in carrying out this important role in addressing the(More)
counties are presented in tabular and narrative forms with more than 7,000 calculations depicting patterns of births, deaths, abortions, diseases, health care resources, and other data from state and national reporting systems and surveys. This composite of information, contained in a compact foldout, will serve the needs of many health data users. For the(More)
counties are presented in tabular and narrative forms with more than 7,000 calculations depicting patterns of births, deaths, abortions, diseases, health care resources, and other data from state and national reporting systems and surveys. This composite of information, contained in a compact foldout, will serve the needs of many health data users. For the(More)
  • D Benton
  • 1999
WITH THE establishment of an assembly for Wales and a parliament for Scotland, the If possibility to lever change in health W W policy has been increased significantly. A great opportunity - but it also places a huge responsibility on the current generation of nurses and midwives. The way we respond in the early years of the parliament and the assembly will(More)
The changing nature of today's employment environment means that nurses must be prepared to develop within roles and through lateral career moves. To coincide with the establishment of the Health Care Practice Research Centre at the University of Northumberland, this report describes the innovative approaches to career management being developed there.
The purchaser/provider system has brought the dynamic association between quality, volume and cost into clear focus. Any consideration of this tri-partite relationship is incomplete, however, unless the additional dimensions of research and ritual are also included. This article analyses how the monitoring systems now in place offer nurses a unique(More)