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The potential of project status to support partnerships

Williamson Valerie

in Partnership working

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342201
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302919 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0007
The potential of project status to support partnerships

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This chapter examines potential and the limitations of current projects to promote the concept of partnership, focusing on the collaborative projects of the British National Health Service (NHS) and Personal Social Services (PSS) and between the local NHS, PSS and education department. It evaluates the extent to which the pitfalls of collaborative working can be resolved and effective collaboration developed and argues that the benefits will ultimately be lost without the development of the internal collaborative capacities of the participating agencies.

Keywords: partnership; collaborative projects; NHS; PSS; education department; Great Britain

Chapter.  8080 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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