Research On International Relief Organizations In The UK

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Major ProjectThe Role of international relief organisationsin preparing for, and responding to, majorhealthcare emergencies
Table of ContentsCHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................6Background of study....................................................................................................................6Research aims, objectives and questions.....................................................................................6Significance of the study.............................................................................................................7Rationale of the study / reasons due to which research is needed...............................................7Structure of dissertation...............................................................................................................7CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW.........................................................................................92.1 Introduction............................................................................................................................92.1 Issues and challenges that are facing by healthcare firm at the time of disaster andemergency....................................................................................................................................92.2 Work process and operations followed by healthcare at the time of emergency................11CHAPTER: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY..............................................................................133.1 Introduction..........................................................................................................................133.2 Research type.......................................................................................................................133.3 Research approach:..............................................................................................................133.4 Research philosophy............................................................................................................133.5 Research type.......................................................................................................................143.6 Data collection.....................................................................................................................143.7 Data analysis........................................................................................................................153.8 Ethical considerations..........................................................................................................153.9 Validity and reliability.........................................................................................................153.10 Research limitations...........................................................................................................16CHAPTER 4: DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS...................................................................17
Theme 1: Difficulties that are facing by the managers in managing the services at the time ofdisaster and emergency..............................................................................................................17Theme 2: Action needs to be taken for managing the situation of disaster...............................19CHAPTER 5: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS...................................................20Conclusion.................................................................................................................................20Recommendations......................................................................................................................21REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................22
AbstractIntroduction: The present research work is based on International relief organizationsUK that offers emergency relief, rehabilitation, development assistance and programme servicesto vulnerable communities. It will present the key issues and challenges faced by InternationalRelief organizations in managing healthcare services in emergency and at the time of disaster.Methods:To evaluate the issues related with the effective management of health careduring emergency and disaster inductive approach has been undertaken by the researcher.Interpretivism philosophy has been used by the researcher to analyze qualitative issues. Further,for the present study, qualitative research type has been selected by the scholar. Moreover,according to the nature of issue such type highly suits to the study which in turn helps inassessing the issues related with the better management when emergency situation occurs.Byusing both primary and secondary sources researcher has assessed the problems that faced byRelief international in managing the services provided by them. By taking into accountsecondary data sources systematic review has been conducted by the researcher. By preparingseveral themes according to the aims and objectives systematic review has been done by theresearcher.Results: It has been assessed from investigation that place is one of the main constraintswhich imposes problem in front of professionals as well as care unit. Moreover, it is not possiblefor care professional and concerned unit to give better treatment to the patients where emergencysituation occurred. Hence, all such are the major issues that are facing by care professionals andunits at the time of emergency. Along with this, it has been identified that at the time of disastercare unit requires more equipments or resources as compared to the general situation. Hence, atthe time of emergency situation care units face difficulty due to the unavailability of enoughequipment as well as other resources. Besides this, ambulance is another major resource which care unit requires more duringemergency. Thus, due to having limited vehicles, it is not possible for care unit to offer effectualservices to the patients. . It has been found from the analysis that by developing and maintainingeffective relationship with other care units can manage undesirable situation more effectually.Further, care organization requires lying high level of emphasis on employing risk management
strategy. It also has been found from secondary data analysis that by framing and consideringrisk strategy care organization can deliver cost effective services to the patients. Conclusion:It can be revealed from the report that at the time of emergency issues arise in relation toavailability of ambulance, care personnel, equipment, rooms etc. All such are the most commonissues that have direct impact on the management of services. With this, objective in relation tomaking assessment of challenges that are facing by Relief International at the time of emergencyand disaster has been achieved.In order to manage the situation of emergency it is highlyrequired for care organizations, UK to develop sound and competent framework. It can besummarized from the report that care organizations, UK place high level of emphasis on theadoption of risk management strategy or framework. Moreover, risk management strategiesassist manager in taking strategic or suitable action at the time of emergency.By employing suchprevention strategies international relief organizations can minimize the risk of major healthcaredeterioration. In the near future, researcher will lay emphasis on making evaluation of contingentframework undertaken by healthcare firm. Keywords: International Relief Organizations, effectiveness role, disasterprevention, emergency/ disaster management, Health Services, Challenges.
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTIONTopic: The Role of international relief organizations in preparing for, andresponding to, major healthcare emergenciesBackground of studyDisaster may be defined as a sudden accident that causes serious injuries or loss ofhuman life. Earthquake, flood, landslide, tsunamisetc. are the main disasters that closelyinfluencethe life or health aspect of individuals. Along with this, epidemic diseases alsocreateemergency level to a great extent (Brett and et.al., 2014). Both these aspect may result intohigh level of disruption in the operationsand functions of health care firms.At the time of disasternumber of people who access health care services increase with the very high pace. In this,health care personnel face difficulty inoffering better care services to people (Sheldon, 2011).The rationale behind this, at onetime, it is not possible for the personnel to offer high quality careservices to each patient. Along with this, availability of bed and other equipmentsalso are themain elements that create issue in front of health professionals.The present dissertation is based on International relief organizations UK that offersemergency relief, rehabilitation, development assistance andprogramme servicesto vulnerablecommunities.In the recent times, care home has 2000 professionals who offerservices to thepeople affected from the situation of disaster. Hence, such dissertation will shed light on themainissues and challengesassociated with situations like emergency and disaster. Research aims, objectives and questionsAim of the present study is to explore prevention strategies that internationalrelief organizations follow in minimizing the risk of major healthcaredeterioration following major disasters.On the basis such aim following objectives has been developedis enumerated below: Research objectives

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