The Health Practice Management Handbook

The Health Practice Management Handbook

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This handbook is targeted at the more than 5000 health practices across the UK which have opted out of the NHS in order to become independent contractors. The text explores a wide range of management techniques and offers practical advice on running a health care centre.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 153 x 234mm | 300g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • 0749414448
  • 9780749414443

Table of contents

Part 1 Management: Principles of management; The role of the practice manager; The primary healthcare team/teamwork; Staff; Employment; Pensions; Training. Part 2 Business and Finance: Business planning and the business plan as a working tool; Finances/banking/insurance; Income generation; Cost control; Purchasing; Legal matters; Partnership agreements. Part 3 Patient Care: Communication systems; Managing patients/patients leaflets; Record systems; Statistics; Medical audit; Formulary /treatment protocols/prescribing. Part 4 Buildings Management: Premises and equipment; Security; Diagnostic facilities. Part 5 Directory of Products and Services and Useful Names and Addresses.show more