Management for Nurses and Health Professionals: Theory into Practice

Author: Melanie Jasper


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  • ISBN: 9780632064335
  • Author: Melanie Jasper
  • Publ Date: 2004-04-02
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 216
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6642

Table of Contents :

Preface.Acknowledgements.Introduction.1. The History of Management in the NHS.2. The New Public Management.3. Clinical Governance and Quality Management.4. Organisation Culture.5. Change in Health Care Organisations.6. Leadership in Health Care.7. Hybrid Management.8. Middle Management in the NHS.9. Interprofessional Working.10. Domain Theory.11. Evidence-Based Management.Conclusion.Further Reading.References.Index.


Management for Nurses and Health Professionals examines management theory and its applications in healthcare, with an emphasis on relating theory to the organisation of patient care and effective management in everyday practice. This essential guide to health care management explores clinical governance, middle management, interprofessional working and clinical leadership as well as examining the organizational culture of the NHS, change management and management roles. It demonstrates how management theory has influenced health care and encourages the reader to become actively involved in shaping management and health care development.1-405-10589-5


' It is so refreshing to find a book that scratches beneath the surface and really tires to look at the whole perspective.' This book provides insight into the various manangement and organisational theories and influences which impact on healthcare and the implications for healthcare professionals. It will enable managers to gain a broader perspective on delivering efficiency and quality in health services. It provides a toolkit for individuals to pick from to maximise their potential for effective management. It its certainly more worthy than the 'MBA in a weekend' type volumes' Health Service Journal


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