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Health Needs Assessment In Practice



Health Needs Assessment In Practice

John Wright (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-727-91270-1 August 1998 BMJ Books 112 Pages


This is a practical introduction to understanding and undertaking health needs assessment, a key issue in primary care. The different assessment methods, including surveys and patient views, are given a straightforward analysis and there is invaluable advice on how to measure their effectiveness.
Epidemiological issues.

The development of practical approaches.

Needs assessment in primary care.

Whose priorities?.

Listening to patients and professionals.

Health needs assessment in developing countries.

Clinical and cost effectiveness issues

"The authors should be congratulated for providing such a tool to assist professionals in improving the health of their local populations" - Health Services Journal