You are required to submit a 3000 word paper which will explore and examine the evidence and values that underpin a selected policy or strategy (or one particular component of a policy or strategy).
The paper should demonstrate your achievement of the following learning outcomes;
– Critically analyse the key features of health policy. Include discussion on how to influence policy giving examples.
– Critically discuss the key features of health practice. Explore barriers to practice and evaluate the quality monitoring processes
– Give examples from practice which result in improving practice.
You are working in the Health and Social Care field and have been asked to conduct an appraisal of current health policy in the context of how the social determinants of health are being addressed.