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Nursing and Social Change

3rd Edition

By Monica F. Baly


414 pages

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Nursing and Social Change is essential reading for nurses who wish to understand how their profession had developed from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Now in its third edition the book has been completely revised to take into account the challenges facing nurses. Ten new chapters include contributions from senior members of the nursing profession who have been closely involved in the most recent health service reorganisation and the radical changes to nurse education.

Students and practitioners will find Nursing and Social Change invaluable as a comprehensive source of reference which offers a unique combination of scholarship and readability.


`Very readable, concise and jargon free, yet of sufficient academic rigour to appeal to the post-graduate nursing student.' - Nursing Times

`This upbeat and comprehensive text…is unique in detailing the profound effect that the socio-political climate has and will continue to have on the development of the profession.' - Journal of Neonatal Nursing

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Nursing / General