This new approach to leadership focuses on how students can develop leadership skills right from the start of their nursing programme through to transitioning to their first role. Real stories from nursing leaders, practitioners and students are included to inspire students and show them how they can impact positively on practice, whatever level they are working at.
The Fourth Edition of Leadership in Healthcare responds to the ever-growing importance of leadership to a healthcare professional's role today and includes updated content to reflect the new guidelines set out in the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards.
With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors also encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences.
This edition examines the economics of health care systems in a non-technical manner. It is written in a highly accessible manner for economists and non-economists alike. It is very timely and includes the latest evidence of health care reforms and their implications from a number of countries with different systems.
Concise and jargon-free, this introduction to supervision is designed to equip all those in the helping professions who are starting out with the theoretical, practical and ethical base needed for effective practice. It includes helpful suggestions for using creative methods and short exercises to support learning and development throughout.
Effective Management in Long-term Care Organisations is a unique combination of up-to-date management theory and practice designed for students and new care managers in nursing homes, residential homes and the variety of care settings in the community.
Tells about developing skills to manage and improve health and social care services. This book focuses on the role that a manager can play in ensuring effective delivery of high-quality services. It employs examples from social care and health settings to illustrate techniques for managing people, resources, information, projects and change.
Presents an analysis of the transition from a comprehensive and universal service to New Labour's 'mixed economy of health care', in which hospitals with foundation status, loosely supervised by an independent regulator, are run on largely market principles. This book also aims to demystify slogans such as 'diversity' and 'local ownership'.
Presents a way of bringing about improvements in healthcare services by being user-focussed. This work explores the underlying concepts, methods and practices of EBD, and offers an approach to healthcare customer satisfaction. It also includes a foreword by lynne Maher, Head of Innovation Practice, University Of Warwick, Coventry.
The Second Edition of this esteemed text explores leadership from the head to the toe of an organization - whether that leadership is traditional or virtual, and whether the organization is corporate or non-profit.
If you re looking to develop and improve your nursing, health or social care practice, either individually or as part of a team, the Practice Development Workbook for Nursing, Health and Social Care Teams offers a wide-ranging selection of activities, tools and resources covering vital aspects of practice development.