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A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward (A Nurse's Survival Guide 2nd Revised edition)

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward (A Nurse's Survival Guide 2nd Revised edition)

By: Jenny Thomas (author)Paperback

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Are you managing other people? If so, you will find this an indispensable guide to situations and problems faced by ward managers, sisters and charge nurses today. This new edition retains the book's practical approach, providing hints and tips on cutting through bureaucracy to ensure patient care remains uppermost on your agenda. This book will help you to Manage your time Create a positive work environment Ensure care is patient-centred Manage your budget Be politically aware Manage difficult staff and situations This book will help you to: Organise yourself and your workload Manage staff, people and difficult situations Make sure care is patient-centred Manage your budget Deal with complaints Handle staff recruitment Be a good role model. This new edition retains the book's practical approach, providing hints and tips on cutting through bureaucracy to ensure patient care remains uppermost on your agenda.Reflects the most recent developments affecting ward management, including the current national focus on quality indicators and working within tighter budgets. A new chapter on 'Improving Quality and Safety' explains the national quality initiatives and their impact, as well as taking you through the practical processes of handling complaints and incidents. Updated guidance on pertinent issues such as 'whistle-blowing' and 'safeguarding'.

Contents

1 - Be Clear About The Role Of Ward Manager 2 - Manage Your Time 3 - Create A Positive Working Environment 4 - Manage Staff Performance 5 - Make Sure Care Is Patient-Centred 6 - Manage Your Budget 7 - Improve Quality And Safety 8 - Instigate A Rolling Recruitment Programme 9 - Be Politically Aware 10 - Look After Yourself 11 - Be A Good Role Model 12 - Manage Your Manager 13 - Manage Difficult Situations 14 - Manage Difficult Team Members 15 - Get The Best Advice 16 - Question External Directives

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702045837
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780702045837
  • ISBN10: 0702045837
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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