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Management for Psychiatrists
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Main description:

This popular title provides a guide to the
complex world of management in psychiatric practice. The editors have brought
together an impressive group of knowledgeable and well-known authors who write
from their direct and current experience in the ever-changing National Health

Topics covered include the various skills
necessary for running services, such as management of finances, resources and
personnel issues, and topics central to today's changing scene, such as
revalidation, service users' expectations and clinical governance. The book
concludes with a section on personal development, addressing such issues as
presentation skills, stress management, mentoring, managing committees and dealing with the media.

This book is essential
reading for specialist trainees and early career
psychiatrists, and is also relevant to consultants, other mental health
professionals and clinicians involved in the planning and running of mental
health services.
Completely updated and enlarged.
A sound practical guide.
Written by authors with direct, current experience.


Preface to fourth edition

List of contributors

Part I: Theoretical Overview

1. History and structure of the National Health Service

2. The politics, funding and resources of the NHS in England

3. Medical management

4. Doctors and managers

5. Resources in the NHS

6. The development of community care policies in England

7. Psychiatry management and legislation in Northern Ireland

8. Mental health services in Scotland

9. Mental health services in Wales: policy, legislation and governance

10. The Mental Capacity Act - an update

Part II: Changes and Conflicts

11. Medical leadership skills - what is needed to be a successful leader?

12. Understanding systems

13. Working with the team

14. Managing multicultural and multinational teams in healthcare

15. Management of change

16. Managing the psychiatrist's performance

17. Revalidation for psychiatrists

18. Quality improvement tools

19. Quality and quality governance

20. Measurement of needs

21. Service users' expectations

22. Clinical audit

23. Confidentiality and management in health care organisations

24. Patient complaints: every doctor's business

25. The mental health review tribunal (tribunals and how to survive them)

Part III: Personal Development

26. Compassionate care: leading and caring for staff of mental health services and the moral architecture of healthcare organisations

27. How to manage committees: running effective meetings

28. Presentation skills

29. Time management

30. Developing effective leaders in the NHS

31. Mental health informatics

32. Stress, burnout and engagement in mental health services

33. How to get the job you really want

34. Surviving as a junior consultant: hit the ground walking

35. Working with the media - many benefits but some risks

36. Consultant mentoring and mentoring consultants



ISBN-13: 9781909726659
Publisher: RCPsych Publications
Publication date: September, 2016
Pages: 544
Dimensions: 156.00 x 234.00 x 26.00
Weight: 1008g
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Subcategories: General Practice, Psychiatry
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