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Leading and Managing Healthcare

Leading and Managing Healthcare

March 2022 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This textbook exists to support the journey from emerging registered healthcare professional through to becoming a competent care manager. It considers the seminal theory and research into leadership and management and places it firmly into a healthcare context providing the reader with a thorough and robust grounding in the subject.

Key features:
  • Integration of theory and practice using Action Points and case studies throughout
  • Includes perspectives from a wide range of healthcare settings and professional groups
  • Each chapter includes 'Guidance on good practice' showing what high-quality care and effective change looks like 

Written by a vastly experienced author, practitioner and educator, this latest book from Neil Gopee is essential reading for nursing, health and social care students taking modules on leadership, management and transition to practice in their final year. It is also ideal for newly qualified professionals or those moving into band 5 or 6 roles with managerial responsibilities.

Chapter 1 Leadership and Management in Contemporary Healthcare
Chapter 2 Transition from Newly Qualified Registrant to Frontline Manager
Chapter 3 Competent Leadership in Care Settings
Chapter 4 Effective Management in Healthcare Settings
Chapter 5 Managing Healthcare Resources (and human relations)
Chapter 6 Inter-Professional Teamwork and Staff Motivation
Chapter 7 Decision-making, Problem-solving and Conflict Management
Chapter 8 Delivering Highest Quality Care
Chapter 9 Managing Change, Improvement and Innovations
Chapter 10 Managing Healthcare Professionals’ Continuing Development

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

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