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Free-to-View | Health and Social Care Titles

We are pleased to announce that we've just made 12 of our Health & Social Care textbooks completely free to view online from 15th April until 15th June 2017.

Please take time to review our books for course adoption! 

Once you find a title within this collection that you would like to review simply click on the 'Look Inside' icon found on it's individual product page to open the book for free.

If you decide to adopt any of these texts for your upcoming courses email Laura Holliday (laura.holliday@tandf.co.uk) directly with course information and shipping address and we will have a copy sent out.

Free-to-View Textbooks

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility Awareness is key to understanding sexual and reproductive health at all life stages. It can be used to either plan or avoid pregnancy. Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs) are highly effective when motivated couples are taught by trained practitioners. These methods are in demand for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Nurse

    Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Derek Sellman, Paul Snelling

    The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Children and Young People's Mental Health

    Essentials for Nurses and Other Professionals

    Edited by Tim McDougall

    Children and Young People’s Mental Health equips nurses and healthcare professionals with the essential skills and competencies needed to deliver effective assessment, treatment and support to children and young people with mental health problems and disorders, and their families. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Disaster Health Management

    A Primer for Students and Practitioners

    Edited by Gerry FitzGerald, Mike Tarrant, Peter Aitken, Marie Fredriksen

    Disaster health is an emerging field that focuses on developing prevention, preparation, response and recovery systems for dealing with health problems that result from a disaster. As disasters worldwide differ in their nature, scope and cultural context, a thorough understanding of the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Youth Work Process, Product and Practice

    Creating an authentic curriculum in work with young people, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Ord

    Youth Work Process and Practice provides an overview of the central concerns in youth work today, exploring what youth work actually consists in and developing an authentic theoretical framework for practice. This accessible textbook places the role of the curriculum and idea of practice as a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge

  • Supporting Women for Labour and Birth

    A Thoughtful Guide

    By Nicky Leap, Billie Hunter

    Fear of childbirth, the increasing use of epidurals and soaring caesarean section rates are the focus of much apprehension, debate, and controversy in contemporary maternity care. Across the world, support in labour has been shown to reduce obstetric interventions and improve outcomes for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Social Work in Context

    2nd Edition

    By Nick Gould

    This new edition of Mental Health Social Work in Context continues to be an authoritative, evidence based introduction to an area of specialism chosen by many social work students. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Pierson

    In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services. At the same time, spending cuts and welfare reform have changed the context within which services are delivered. The third edition of this unique textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Biological Basis of Mental Health

    3rd Edition

    By William T. Blows

    This book explores the underlying biology associated with the pathology of mental health disorders and the related nervous system. Fully revised for this third edition, each chapter has been updated to include the latest research, ideas and concepts in each field, and includes a new chapter on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Reflection for Nursing Life

    Principles, Process and Practice

    By John McKinnon

    Over the past decades, reflection has taken centre stage in nursing education but it is easy to get stuck in a superficial cycle of storytelling and self-examination, without getting any further insights into your own practice and abilities. Reflection for Nursing Life starts with a basic…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Social Policy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Dickens

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

Once you find a book you would like to look over simply click on the 'Look Inside' icon on the product page to open your book!

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All these titles have been opened for inspection for lecturers wishing to consider these titles for course adoption. If you are able to confirm adoption and would like a desk copy, please email laura.holliday@tandf.co.uk with the following details, and shipping address:

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