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Management Essentials for Doctors

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Simon Lewis, Shriti Pattani, Alan Warnes
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  • Date Published: March 2012
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  • isbn: 9781139142731

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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. 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.

    • Includes 60 'must know' management topics in a concise and easy-to-read format with themes alphabetically listed
    • A quick and easily accessible central resource for busy clinicians, educational leads and medical managers
    • Draws on the expertise of experienced NHS consultants, making it an invaluable resource for doctors of all grades and all specialties
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    • Date Published: March 2012
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139142731
    • contains: 6 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    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.

  • Authors

    Rory Shaw, North West London NHS Trust
    Professor Rory Shaw is Medical Director at North West London Hospitals Trust, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK.

    Vino Ramachandra, Northwick Park Hospital
    Dr Vino Ramachandra is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals, Harrow, Middlesex, UK.

    Nuala Lucas, Northwick Park Hospital
    Dr Nuala Lucas is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK.

    Neville Robinson, Northwick Park Hospital
    Dr Neville Robinson is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK.


    Simon Lewis, Shriti Pattani, Alan Warnes

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