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Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Leadership and Management in Healthcare

  • Neil Gopee - Coventry University, UK
  • Jo Galloway - Executive Nurse, Quality and Patient Safety, NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove & Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group

December 2008 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Leadership Solutions

This book looks at the leadership and management roles of the newly qualified nurse and other allied healthcare professionals. By focusing on the managerial competencies and skills nurses need to develop early on in their careers it will help you to manage everyday practice.

Chapters recognize the challenges facing newly qualified health professionals and emerging clinical managers such as delivering patient care, managing resources and supporting the development of colleagues. They also look at management theory, decision-making, and continuing professional development.

Key Features
  • Links to key national agenda governing healthcare practice
  • Relates theory to practice, encouraging self-aware and reflective practitioners
  • Includes learning outcomes, chapter introductions, and further reading
  • Provides activities and think points to encourage skills analysis and critical reflection
  • Offers relevant practice examples

The professional backgrounds of the authors in clinical practice, education, and management mean that this is an engaging and authoritative text. It is ideal for all nursing and allied healthcare students, as well as qualified professionals who need a clear and engaging guide to the key issues, theories, and practice skills needed for effective management and leadership in healthcare.

Organizing Daily Care within the Current Context of Healthcare Provision
Managing Effectively: Theories, Roles, Styles
Leadership in Practice Settings
Decision-Making and Problem-Solving in Practice Settings
Ensuring Quality in Healthcare
Managing Change, Developments and Innovation in Healthcare Settings
Managing Resources for Healthcare Delivery
Strategies for Personal and Peer Support
Patient Involvement, Participation and Partnership
Uniprofessional, Interprofessional and Inter-Agency Team-Working
Managing Learning in Practice Settings

A valuable and resourceful book for the newly qualified health care professionals

Mr Patrick Saintas
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brighton University
March 1, 2013

A good resource for students as they consider leadership and maangement from a multi-professional perspective

Ms Claire Ambrose
Faculty of Education, Health, Sciences, Derby University
March 8, 2012

using this for BN hons Community Health to consider how they introduce evidence informed decision making to practice

Alison Brown
The School of Nursing & Midwifery, Robert Gordon University
July 4, 2011

This book is logical presented in 11 chapters with chapter objectives which inform the reader and allow for quick overviews.
Throughout each chapter there are action points which allow the book to be used comprehensibly for and by students.
Up to date and and easy read make this a best buy for health care professionals.

Mr Nick Purkis
Interprofessional Studies, Winchester University
April 12, 2011

Neil Gopee shows a good understanding of healthcare and other issues. His books make for easy reading and interpretation for students. A good book to start the course with a view to progressing to other books with more in depth knowledge.

Mrs Mo Lee
Faculty of health and social care, Hull University
November 23, 2010

An up to date text, covering some of the subjects within the module specification. Good to use in conjunction with other leadership and mangement texts.

Ms Amanda Blaber
school of nursing and midwifery, Brighton University
November 15, 2010

I think this will be a very useful text to the "healthcare-professional" student especially those returning to education after a while away!

Mr Simon Moralee
Health Studies, De Montfort University
September 22, 2010

Very easy to read, nicely set out, detailed and informative.

Mrs Diane Powles
Nursing , Glamorgan University
September 21, 2010

Nicely written. Covers major topics. Accessible to students. Covers contemporary material and links to key debate in health

Mrs Melanie Fisher
Nursing, Northumbria University
August 10, 2010

Really good text, informative - comprehensive. Easy to read. A useful text for pre-reg and post reg learners.

Nursing , London South Bank University
March 1, 2010

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction PDF

Chapter One PDF

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Neil Gopee

Neil Gopee is Lecturer at Coventry University in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences teaching mainly research and evidence informed practice. For several years until very recently, Neil was Course Director for the mentorship courses at Coventry University, is currently external examiner for mentorship delivered at Manchester University, and is also reviewer for Studies in Higher Education, amongst other academic responsibilities.From the author: I first qualified as a nurse a few decades ago and worked in general surgical nursing for a year before moving on to complete the registered mental health nurse course. Through my nursing... More About Author

Jo Galloway

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ISBN: 9781412930185