Leadership and Management for Doctors in Training

Leadership and Management for Doctors in Training : A Practical Guide

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This guide helps undergraduate medics and junior doctors, as well as experienced doctors taking on new managerial responsibilities, to become effective leaders and managers by introducing both management and clinical leadership theory and practice, and the challenges facing medical managers in today's NHS. Despite growing recognition of the importance of leadership and management to doctors in meeting their clinical responsibilities, training in medical schools and foundation years remains patchy. This book helps readers to access relevant theory and practice through three key tenets: *

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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 16mm | 381.02g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846194164
  • 9781846194160
  • 1,242,207

Table of contents

Introduction Section I Management and leadership in theory; What is management?; The nature of leadership; On culture; On structure; Organisational behaviour; Health policy Section II Management and leadership in practice Historical perspectives; Today's NHS: structure and functions; Change management; Improving quality; Setting priorities; Scenarios Section III Being a leader and manager Developing your leadership competencies; Managing your team; Training for clinical leadership; Appendices Theories of management; Resources

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About Stephen Gillam

GP in Luton and Director of Undergraduate Public Health Teaching, University of Cambridge

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