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Development of guidelines to facilitate improved support of South Asian carers by primary health care teams
(BMJ Quality & Safety, 2001-04-09)
Background—Evidence based guidelines are regarded as an appropriate basis for providing effective health care, but few guidelines incorporate the views of users such as carers. Aim—To develop guidelines to assist primary ...
Supporting South Asian carers and those they care for: the role of the primary health care team
(Royal College of General Practitioners, 2002)
Demographic and socioeconomic changes have increased policy interest in informal carers. However, despite the multicultural nature of British society, most research in this field has been in majority communities. AIM: ...
The Impact of a Short-Term Iyengar Yoga Program on the Health and Well-Being of Physically Inactive Older Adults
(International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), 2011)
Background: With the current challenge of rapidly aging populations, practices such as yoga may help older adults stay physically active, healthy, and fulfilled. Methods: The impact of an 8-week Iyengar yoga program on the ...
Impact evaluation of a health promotion-focused organisational development strategy on a health service’s capacity to deliver comprehensive primary health care
A comprehensive primary health care approach is required to address complex health issues and reduce inequities. However, there has been limited uptake of this approach by health services nationally or internationally. ...
The war on obesity: a social determinant of health
The weight-centred health paradigm is an important contributor to the broader cultural paradigm in which corpulence is eschewed in favour of leanness. The desirability to reduce body fat or weight or to prevent gaining ...
Values and principles evident in current health promotion practice
Issue addressed: Modern health promotion practice needs to respond to complex health issues that have multiple interrelated determinants. This requires an understanding of the values and principles of health promotion. Method: ...
The maligned healer: The ‘hakim’ and western medicine
(Taylor and Francis Online, 1992)
Over the past decade Britain has seen an unprecedented increase in ‘alternative’ or ‘complementary’ therapies and yet concern has been expressed in particular about the practices of one type of healer, the hakim. Here I ...
A perspective on changes in values in the profession of health promotion
(NCBI "PubMed", 2007)
Locating ethnicity and health: exploring concepts and contexts
(Wiley Online Library, 2007-09)
With the rapid development of ethnicity and health as a field of sociological research, this paper seeks to re-evaluate the development of ideas around ethnicity, ‘race’ and culture and consider how they have been applied ...
Ethnicity and Health: Key Themes in a Developing Field
Ethnicity is a social division that is increasingly difficult to ignore. Ethnicity has to be considered alongside other social divisions including socioeconomic status which is crucial to explaining minority disadvantages ...