Public Health in Practice

  • Editors
  • Andrew Watterson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Andrew Watterson
    Pages 1-23
  3. Andrew Watterson, Jenny Watterson
    Pages 24-51
  4. John Middleton
    Pages 80-106
  5. Yvonne Dalziel
    Pages 107-131
  6. Isobel Anderson, Aileen Barclay
    Pages 158-183
  7. John Wildsmith, Paul Belcher, Gary Mumford, Colin Powell
    Pages 184-209
  8. Andrew Watterson
    Pages 210-235
  9. Andrew Watterson, Thomas Gorman, James Mccourt, Maureen Dennis
    Pages 257-262
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 263-271

About this book


This introductory text examines the public health practice of a range of professionals and includes case studies that span a variety of public health disciplines. Key issues covered include the exploration of inter-professional collaboration, the implementation of current policies, and the ways in which public health professionals address the root causes of ill health in areas such as poverty, housing, pollution, unemployment and social exclusion.


care employment health health promotion poverty Public Health unemployment

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2003
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-94617-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-21421-7
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