Health Policy and Practice in Ireland
University College Dublin Press, 2006 - Medical - 267 pages
This textbook features contributions from academics, administrators and practitioners which provide a framework for understanding the relationship between the Irish health care system and the society in which it operates. Sections cover a macro perspective of health, the role of nursing and lay health beliefs.
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Overview of the health services
Mental illness in Ireland and its management
a sociological analysis
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