1. Welcome to this unit reading list

     

    Guides

    Advice

    • Remember to check the library catalogue for the previous edition of a book if necessary; you can also use the library catalogue to search more widely on your current topic of interest

    Assistance

  2. General Reading 22 items
    1. Understanding the sociology of health - Barry, A-M and Yuill, C. 2016

      Book Essential

    2. Medical power and knowledge - Barry, Anne-Marie, Yuill, Chris 2012

      Chapter Essential

    3. Communication and interpersonal skills for nurses - Shirley Bach, Alec Grant 2011

      Book Essential This text provides useful background reading to this unit. It also provides clear links with NMC competencies which will help you to identify the relevance of theory to practice.

    4. Communication and interpersonal skills in nursing - Shirley Bach, Alec Grant 2015

      Book Essential

    5. Communication and interpersonal skills in nursing - Alec Grant, Benny Goodman, Shirley Bach 2019

      Book Essential

    6. The humanization of healthcare: A value framework for qualitative research - Les Todres, Kathleen T. Galvin, Immy Holloway 01/2009

      Article  This humanizing values framework is embedded through all aspects of the BSc (Hons) adult nursing programme, and as such students are expected to be aware of this and to understand the relevance and meaning of each element of the framework.

    7. Understanding the sociology of health - Anne-Marie Barry, Chris Yuill 2012

      Book Essential

    8. Essential communication skills for nursing and midwifery - Sully, P., and Dallas, J. 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    9. Essential communication skills for nursing and midwifery - Sully, P. and Dallas, J. 2010

      Book 

    10. Work psychology: understanding human behaviour in the workplace - Arnold, J. and Randall, R. 2010

      Book  Pages 498-548 "Groups, teams and teamwork" are a relevant read (available below)

    11. Groups, teams and teamwork - Arnold, J. and Randall, R. 2010

      Chapter 

    12. Organizational behaviour - David A. Buchanan, Andrzej Huczynski 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book  Part 3, pages 312-448 "Groups and teams within an organisation" are a relevant read

    13. Organizational behaviour - David A. Buchanan, Andrzej Huczynski 2017

      Book  Part 3, pages 312-448 "Groups and teams within an organisation" are a relevant read

    14. Communication skills for nursing practice - Catherine McCabe, Fiona Timmins 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    15. Communication skills for nursing practice - McCabe, C. and Timmins, F.

      Book 

    16. Communication skills for adult nurses - Sarah Kraszewski, Abayomi McEwen 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Suggested for student purchase

    17. Communication skills for adult nurses - Kraszewski, S. and McEwen, A. 2010

      Book 

    18. Communication skills in health and social care - Bernard Moss 2017, ©2017

      Book 

  3. Reading related to specific themes 22 items
    1. Week 1: Communicating the wider context of healthcare 5 items
      1. Time to care : how to love your patients and your job. Robin Youngson - Youngson, R.A.J. 2012

        Book 

    2. Week 2: Challenges in patient communication 6 items
      This week focuses on communicating with patients living with additional physical and cognitive needs
      1. Models of disability: their influence in nursing and potential role in challenging discrimination - Scullion, P.A. 2010

        Article Recommended This is good preparation, or after reading, for the first lecture

      2. Influencing communication and interaction in dementia. - Veselinova, C. 2014

        Article Essential Access for preparation for week 2 activity

      3. Communicating with older people with dementia. - De Vries, K. 2013

        Article Essential Access for preparation for week 2 activity

    3. Week 3: Challenges in multi disciplinary and interprofessional working 5 items
      1. Sociology in nursing and health care - Cooke, H. and Philpin, S. 2008

        Book Essential A basic but clear read on the main theories. Read Chapter 8 "Power and communication in healthcare" pages 108-123 (as below).

      2. Sociology in nursing and healthcare - Hannah Cooke, Susan M. Philpin 2008

        Book Essential A basic but clear read on the main theories. Read Chapter 8 "Power and communication in healthcare" pages 108-123 (as below) Read pages 49-57

      3. Sociology in nursing and healthcare - Hannah Cooke, Susan M. Philpin 2008

        Book Essential A basic but clear read on the main theories. Read Chapter 8 "Power and communication in healthcare" pages 108-123 (as below) Read pages 49-57

    4. Weeks 4 and 5: Solutions in patient communication 3 items
      1. Emotional intelligence and nursing: An integrative literature review - Karen Bulmer Smith, Joanne Profetto-McGrath, Greta G. Cummings 12/2009

        Article Essential

    5. EU directives activity: communication in childbirth 1 item
    6. Journals 2 items
      Up to date references will be drawn from nursing journals such as the British Journal of Nursing, the Journal of Advanced Nursing, Nurse Education Today and Nurse Education in Practice
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