Health & social care

Research Pass

Emerald journals and eBooks cover a broad spectrum of content relevant to your sector, in areas such as mental health, nutrition and health service leadership and organisation. 

With Research Pass, we can help you access it flexibly and affordably by article or chapter. You don’t have to commit to a subscription and you can pick and choose from all the journal and book content we’ve published to date. One token = one book chapter or journal article.

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Leadership in interprofessional health and social care teams: a literature review

Reviews evidence on the nature of effective leadership in interprofessional health and social care teams. 

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Multidisciplinary team functioning and decision making within forensic mental health

Investigates the operation of multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings within a forensic hospital in England, UK.

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Planned organisational change management: Forward to the past? An exploratory literature review

Identifies the development of planned organisational change models (POCMs) since Lewin’s three-step model and to highlight key linkages between them.

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Leadership styles’ influence on the quality of nursing care

Investigates managers’ leadership styles, from the perspective of registered nurses, and its effects on the quality of nursing care in both the private and public healthcare sectors.

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Latest content

Take a look at our most recently published content on this topic.

Creating pre-conditions for change in clinical practice: the influence of interactions between multiple contexts and human agency

Explores what happens when changes to clinical practice are proposed and introduced in healthcare organisations.

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Service on student-run free clinic executive board improves leadership skills of medical students in the underserved medical system

Aims to determine if serving as a leader of a student-run free clinic impacts leadership skills and future leadership goals of medical students.

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Health Inequalities in Europe: Policy Matters in the Neoliberal Era

Discusses health inequalities in European countries, focusing from a comparative perspective on healthy life years for older people.

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The impact of a co-produced personality disorder training on staff burnout, knowledge and attitudes

Investigates the impact of the three-day KUF awareness-level personality disorder training on burnout, knowledge and attitudes in mental health staff.

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Key journals within this topic

We have a broad range of journals containing content relevant to the topic of healthcare. Here are some of our key journals in this area. 

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International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

Examines managerial and planning methods in health care reviewing the implications of introducing and maintaining quality initiatives.

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Leadership in Health Services

Practical, focused research framing contemporary leadership within health care systems and services.

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Journal of Health Organization and Management

Research into organisational strategies, structure, culture and dynamics of health care service management, leadership and governance.

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International Journal of Health Governance

Publishes work with the goal to inform best practice and continuous improvement for changemakers in research, government, healthcare systems, or healthcare organizations.

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Nutrition & Food Science

An invaluable resource drawing out practical and social applications of research, demonstrating best practice through applied research and case studies whilst showcasing innovative and controversial practices and points of view.

A sample of the books in this topic

Below is a selection of recent books from our broad range of content in the area of healthcare.

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International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health

Addresses general and controversial subjects regarding inequalities and stereotypes when accessing mental health services.

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Slow Ethics and the Art of Care

Ethical responses to challenges faced in care-giving from faster working to implementing organisational changes.

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Structural Approaches to Address Issues in Patient Safety

Explores the impact of design thinking when applied to organisational systems and structures to improve patient care. 

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Digital Health and the Gamification of Life: How Apps an Promote a Positive Medicalization

Explore the future of health apps, from promoting physical activity and meditation to data-sharing risks.

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Empirical Nursing: The Art of Evidence-Based Care

An invaluable resource drawing out practical and social applications of research, demonstrating best practice through applied research and case studies whilst showcasing innovative and controversial practices and points of view.

How to access content

Our Research Pass token system allows you to purchase and use tokens as and when you need them to access content to enhance learning and development, inform decision making and support your projects

Use tokens to access any published journal articles and book chapters on Emerald’s Insight platform. 1 token = one article/chapter. Accessed content can then be viewed for 24 hours by multiple users in your organisation.

1 Tokens Decide how many tokens your organisation needs – choose from 100, 250, 500, 1,000 or 2,000 – and purchase via your regional Emerald representative.
2 Activation We'll set up and activate profile(s) on Emerald Insight – our online content platform – for you and the members of your team who need to access content.
3 Search Search all currently published eJournal and eBook content, and use a token to access the articles and chapters you and your team need.

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