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Management essentials for doctors [electronic resource] /
Rory Shaw ... [et al.].
imprint
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
description
x, 197 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9780521176798 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
isbn
9780521176798 (pbk.)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Machine generated contents note: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Core Knowledge: 1. Audit; 2. Care bundles; 3. Checklists; 4. Clinical dashboards; 5. Complaints procedure; 6. European working time directive; 7. Good medical practice; 8. Guidelines; 9. Medical interviews; 10. Preparation of a curriculum vitae; 11. Role of the consultant; Part II. Core Skills: 12. Chairing meetings; 13. Educational supervision; 14. Effective delegation; 15. Leadership styles; 16. Leadership competencies; 17. Mentoring; 18. Time management; Part III. Important Bodies: 19. General Medical Council; 20. National Clinical Assessment Service; 21. National confidential enquiry into patient outcome and death; 22. National Institute of Clinical Excellence; 23. Postgraduate medical education and training board; Part IV. Information, Evidence and Research: 24. Information management; 25. Evidence based medicine; 26. Research funding in the NHS; 27. Research governance; Part V. Money: 28. NHS financial flows; 29. The contract; 30. The QIPP agenda; 31. The budget; 32. Writing a business plan; Part VI. NHS Structures: 33. NHS structure and organisation; 34. Commissioning healthcare; 35. External regulators; 36. Treatment centres; 37. Who does what - the Trust Board; 38. Who does what - the executive et al; Part VII. Operations: 39. Activity and targets; 40. Clinical process re-design and lean thinking; 41. Managing change; Part VIII. Safety and Quality: 42. Patient safety; 43. Recent disasters in healthcare in England; 44. Litigation; 45. Clinical governance; 46. Risk management; 47. Ensuring quality; 48. Quality indicators; 49. Patient feedback; Part IX. Staff Issues: 50. Managing staff; 51. Getting an employee in the organisation and starting work; 52. Managing normal working; 53. Job planning; 54. Appraisals; 55. Revalidation; 56. Managing poor performance; 57. Managing other problems; 58. Measuring how well we manage staff; 59. Managing stress; 60. The sick doctor.
abstract
"Management skills and a sound knowledge of the NHS are mandatory for consultant and general practice careers. Management Essentials for Doctors is an invaluable resource for trainee doctors, hospital consultants and general practitioners, as well as a compendium of 'hot topics' for all doctors preparing for medical interviews. Written by doctors, for doctors, the 60 topics provide: Clear descriptions of NHS structures, functions, policy and procedures Detailed coverage of core management skills An in-depth review of professional, governance, safety and quality issues Written in an easy-to-read style, with alphabetically listed themes for quick reference, Management Essentials for Doctors is not only an indispensable guide for busy clinicians, educational leads and medical managers but also a practical resource for interview preparation and career development"--
catalogue key
9544773
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Professor Rory Shaw is Medical Director at North West. London Hospitals NHS Trust, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK, and Senior Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, UK. Dr Vino Ramachandra is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park and St Marks Hospitals, Harrow, UK. Dr Neville Robinson is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park and St Marks Hospitals, Harrow, UK.
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Main Description
Management skills and a sound knowledge of the NHS are mandatory for consultant and general practice careers. Management Essentials for Doctors is an invaluable resource for trainee doctors, hospital consultants and general practitioners, as well as a compendium of 'hot topics' for all doctors preparing for medical interviews. Written by doctors, for doctors, the 60 topics provide: Clear descriptions of NHS structures, functions, policy and procedures Detailed coverage of core management skills An in-depth review of professional, governance, safety and quality issues Written in an easy-to-read style, with alphabetically listed themes for quick reference, Management Essentials for Doctors is not only an indispensable guide for busy clinicians, educational leads and medical managers but also a practical resource for interview preparation and career development.
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Management skills and a sound knowledge of the NHS are mandatory for consultant and general practice careers. Management Essentials for Doctors is an invaluable resource for trainee doctors, hospital consultants and general practitioners as well as a compendium of 'hot topics' for all doctors preparing for medical interviews.
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Management Essentials for Doctors' is an invaluable resource for trainee doctors, hospital consultants and general practitioners as well as a compendium of 'hot topics' for all doctors preparing for medical interviews.
Table of Contents
List of contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. viii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementp. x
Core knowledge
Auditp. 1
Care bundlesp. 4
Checklistsp. 6
Clinical dashboardsp. 8
Complaints procedurep. 10
European Working Time Directivep. 13
Good medical practicep. 16
Guidelinesp. 19
Preparation of a curriculum vitaep. 22
Medical interviewsp. 25
Role of the consultantp. 28
Core skills
Chairing meetingsp. 31
Educational supervisionp. 35
Effective delegationp. 39
Leadership stylesp. 42
Leadership competencesp. 44
Mentoringp. 47
Time managementp. 50
Important bodies
General Medical Councilp. 53
National Clinical Assessment Servicep. 56
National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Deathp. 59
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellencep. 62
Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Boardp. 65
Information, evidence and research
Information managementp. 69
Evidence-based medicinep. 73
Research funding in the NHSp. 75
Research governancep. 78
Money
NHS financial flowsp. 83
The contractp. 88
The quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) agendap. 92
The budgetp. 93
Writing a business planp. 96
NHS structures
NHS structure and organizationp. 101
Commissioning healthcarep. 105
External regulatorsp. 107
Treatment centresp. 113
Who does what - the trust Boardp. 116
Who does what - the Executive et al.p. 120
Operations
Activity and targetsp. 123
Clinical process redesign and lean thinkingp. 124
Managing changep. 128
Safety and quality
Patient safetyp. 133
Recent disasters in healthcare in Englandp. 136
Litigationp. 140
Clinical governancep. 143
Risk managementp. 146
Ensuring qualityp. 149
Quality indicatorsp. 152
Patient feedbackp. 156
Staff issues
Managing staffp. 159
Employing new staff to the organization and starting workp. 160
Managing normal workingp. 163
Job planningp. 167
Appraisalsp. 170
Revalidationp. 173
Managing poor performancep. 177
Managing other problemsp. 180
Measuring how well we manage staffp. 183
Managing stressp. 186
The sick doctorp. 189
Indexp. 193
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