Allan McNaught

The late Allan McNaught worked in health administration, health planning and development in the UK and in transitional, lower and middle income countries, and as a university lecturer. He taught at London South Bank, Greenwich and Keele Universities, as well as universities in Bosnia, Serbia and Zimbabwe. Most recently he was an Associate Professor, teaching hospital management and public health, at Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was responsible for developing a research group to analyse the impact of the private health sector on health policy and health outcomes in the UAE.

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Understanding Wellbeing

Understanding Wellbeing is an accessible introduction to the concept of wellbeing and its relevance to areas of health and social policy.

Each chapter considers an aspect of wellbeing with an emphasis on conceptual clarity and the importance of reflective practice in this field.

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Wellbeing: Policy and Practice details the contemporary research evidence base for health and wellbeing within the global context.

The book discusses how this improved knowledge can be applied to both healthcare policy and practice.

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