Medical Management: A Practical Guide by Hameen Markar, Geraldine O'Sullivan
This essential guide provides a lifeline to authoritative, reliable information on medical management, giving you all the skills you need whether managing a junior colleague as a lead doctor, or running multidisciplinary consortia in the NHS or private sectors.
Learn key skills from leadership, managing change, quality control, and project management through to doctors in difficulty, appraisals and revalidation, managing exceptional performance, and poor performance
Comprehensive coverage of NHS and private healthcare, primary care, acute and emergency care, mental health, and many other sectors
Gain insight into important topics such as healthcare innovations and technologies, implementing evidence-based medicine, medical education, patient safety, and primary care consortia
Refine your management skills with advice, wisdom, and practical help from key opinion leaders, medical professionals, and management experts
In this world of change, reforms and new government initiatives, can you afford not to build on your existing skills? Whether you are new to medical management or an experienced director wishing to stay up to date and refine your expertise, this book will be an invaluable source of advice to help you manage the delivery of high-quality care.
Hameen Markar MBBS (Sri Lanka) FRCP(Edin) FRCPsych MPhil(Edin)Retired Medical Director, Bedfordshire & Luton Mental Health NHS Trust and South Essex Partnership Foundation Trust (Bedford & Luton); Formerly Associate Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.
Geraldine O'Sullivan MB BCh BAO (National University Ireland) MD (NUI), FRCPsych, Diploma Company Direction (IoD). Executive Director - Quality and Medical Leadership, Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Table of Contents
Management in the NHS – general issues Healthcare management – an overview Peter Graves Quality and safety Elizabeth J Haxby Leadership styles and skills James Matheson and Jacky Hayden Information technology, innovation and healthcare Hameen Markar and Nadeem Mazi-Kotwal Healthcare commissioning and contracting John Hague and Matt Fossey Measuring healthcare outcomes Julian Flowers and Raja Badrakalimuthu Change and project management Hameen Markar Evidence-based healthcare and medical management Mark Agius and Anton Grech Medical management – specific issues The role of the board and its directors, including the executive medical director Geraldine O’Sullivan The doctor as chief executive Philip Sugarman Roles and challenges of a clinical director Sajeeva Jayalath Financial issues for doctors Trish Donovan and Peter Graves Developing personal effectiveness: what does it take to become a good doctor? Hameen Markar Doctors in difficulty Peter Old and Alastair Scotland Medical education and training Simon Gregory Appraisals and revalidation J Thiagarajan Public health Paul Cosford Medical management in mental health services Sylvia Tang and Geraldine O’Sullivan Medical management in acute care Ed Neale Medical management in private healthcare Duncan Empey and Sheila Peskett Medical management in primary care Paresh Dawda Index