Health Practice and Relationships

  • Diane Tasker
  • Anne Croker
  • Narelle Patton
  • Joy Higgs
Part of the Practice, Education, Work and Society book series (PEWS)


Health practice is essentially a human experience that is underpinned by relationships. These relationships form particularly between health practitioners and people who seek health services, between health practitioner colleagues, and between health practitioners and organisational managers. This social dimension of health practice is important because it draws attention to the significance of how health practice is experienced (by both health practitioners and individuals seeking health services) and to health outcomes. In recent years, information and communication technologies have expanded considerably and have many and varied influences on health practice and practice relationships.


Health Practice Health Practitioner Healthcare Practitioner Healthcare Practice Health Service User 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane Tasker
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anne Croker
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Narelle Patton
    • 6
    • 7
  • Joy Higgs
    • 8
    • 9
  1. 1.Mountain Mobile Physiotherapy ServiceWentworth FallsNSWAustralia
  2. 2.The Education For Practice InstituteCharles Sturt UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Rural HealthThe University of NewcastleAustralia
  4. 4.Adjunct Research AssociateAustralia
  5. 5.The Education For Practice InstituteCharles Sturt UniversityAustralia
  6. 6.The Education For Practice InstituteAustralia
  7. 7.Charles Sturt UniversityAustralia
  8. 8.The Education For Practice InstituteAustralia
  9. 9.Charles Sturt UniversityAustralia

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