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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

excellent book that covers all aspects of leadership and management- useful for Pre and post reg students

Mrs Roz Bevan
Health , University of Wales - Swansea
September 30, 2009

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