Community Nursing: The Ethical Issues

  • Rosie Tope
  • June Smail
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Abstract

During recent years many of the countries forming the continent of Europe have become more closely integrated in terms of health and social policy. Inevitably this integration of policy has influenced the mode of management, organization and delivery of patient care. Most European countries have adopted the WHO philosophy of ‘Health for All by the Year 2000’ and have been working with varying degrees of success towards achieving this aim. In 1993, the Council of Europe concluded that the adoption of a common strategy in the fields of public health and welfare would achieve a greater unity between its members. The adoption of this strategy enabled professionals involved in health and social care to train and work throughout Europe in the country of their choice.

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© June Smail and Rosie Tope 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosie Tope
    • 1
  • June Smail
  1. 1.University of GlamorganUK

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