The Fourth Edition of Leadership in Healthcare responds to the ever-growing importance of leadership to a healthcare professional's role today and includes updated content to reflect the new guidelines set out in the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards.
The need for leadership in an everyday context is highlighted throughout the book with reference to both theory and practice. There are case studies, practical examples, reflective questions and even anecdotes from the authors' own experience, showing students the potential and application of leadership. There are also activities that enable students to engage with every facet of leadership, as it connects to topics such as team-work, communication, problem-solving, emotional intelligence, critical self-reflection and quality of care.
New to the Fourth Edition:
A new chapter on Ethical, Legal and Professional Aspects in Leadership
Content updates in-line with the 2018 NMC Standards, the new NMC code, and Revalidation.
The book is supported by online resources for both students and lecturers, including videos, journal articles, web links, and multiple-choice questions.
Part One: The Individual Chapter One: The Nature of Leadership Chapter Two: What Makes a Leader? Chapter Three: Culture, Diversity and Values Chapter Four: Theories of Leadership Part Two: The Team Chapter Five: Team Life Chapter Six: Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Working Chapter Seven: Communication and Leadership Chapter Eight: Problem-Solving Chapter Nine: Ethical, Legal and Professional Aspects in Leadership Chapter Ten: Managing Conflict Chapter Eleven: Emotional Intelligence Part Three: The Organisation Chapter Twelve: Theory of Organisational Life Chapter Thirteen: Quality Chapter Fourteen: Leadership for Change