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Title: A study of the development of consultancy in diabetes nursing
Author: Pennington, Jane
ISNI:       0000 0001 3483 0246
Awarding Body: University of Salford
Current Institution: University of Salford
Date of Award: 2005
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This thesis describes learning, organisafiond change and personal development in a context of Action Learning whilst establishing consultative approaches in diabetes nursing. The main contention of the thesis is that many people with diabetes have complex needs and these needs are often not met by conventional care delivery approaches. However, using established research methods with a foundation of Action Learning I desigrfed, tested, implemented and evaluated a new paradigm of diabetes care delivery. This paradigm is an Innovative model of diabetes care delivery which is patient centred, orientated and driven, and which uses motivational interviewing philosophy as its guide. It brings the patient and health care provider into a close working partnership that Is attractive and mutually beneficial.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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