Health Visiting, 2nd Edition

Health Visiting

2nd Edition

By Anne Robotham, BA, MEd, PhD, DipN(Lond), CertEd(FE)Formerly Principal Lecturer in Community Health, University of Wolverhampton, UK; and Marion Frost, BA(Hons), MSc, PGCEA, DipSoc, RGN RHV Principal Lecturer and Health Visitor Course Director, Faculty of Health and Social Care, South Bank University, London, UK


The profession of health visiting in the 21st century;
Public health and health visiting;
Models for Health visiting in specialist public community health nursing;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting;
working with individuals and families;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting; working with social groups and communities;
Working with socially excluded groups;
Quality improvement through leading and managing change;
Contemporary influences in safeguarding children;
Safeguarding children: issues and dilemmas;
Violence - debating the issues;
Reflective practice;
Ethical issues in ill health and health promotion;
Nurse prescribing;
Complementary therapies and health visiting;
The use of health informatics in practice;
Health economics of public health practice;
Specialist community public health nursing: opportunities and challenges for the heath visiting