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Brocklehurst, Paul; Tickle, Martin – Health Education Journal, 2012
Background: The two most common models of workforce planning are the "stock and flow" and the demographic approach. The former balances future losses from a system against recruitment and retention, whilst the latter simply "grosses up" current provision based on changes to population demographics. However, such approaches…
Descriptors: Health Services, Agency Cooperation, Dentistry, Foreign Countries
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Robertson, Steve; Galdas, Paul M.; McCreary, Donald R.; Oliffe, John L.; Tremblay, Gilles – Health Education Journal, 2009
The issue of "men's health", and how best to promote it, has been gaining increasing attention in both academic and media arenas across the globe. Whilst commentaries on the state of health promotion for men have been provided in countries including Australia and the United Kingdom, no corresponding Canadian-specific insights have yet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Wimbush, Erica; Tannahill, Carol; Hanlon, Phil – Health Education Journal, 2004
Scotland has the worst health in the United Kingdom; worse than comparable areas like the industrial North East of England. Scotland's health also lags behind comparable European countries. In fact, the nearest neighbours in the health "league table" of European nations are Slovenia and Portugal. One has only a limited understanding of…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Public Health, Drinking, Foreign Countries