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Leadership in Health Care

Leadership in Health Care

Fifth Edition
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September 2022 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Designed to guide you through a structured approach to building your leadership skills, this book uses case studies, practical examples, and reflective questions to help you engage with every aspect of leadership. It explores a wide range of topics and ideas from teamwork, communication, and problem-solving, to emotional intelligence, critical self-reflection, and quality of care to provide an ideal platform for learning.

It is suitable for all professions allied to medicine, including students of adult, mental health, children and learning disability nursing and midwifery, as well as nursing associates, specialist community public health nurses, physician associates, paramedic sciences, and more.
Part 1. The Individual
Chapter 1. The Nature of Leadership
Chapter 2. What Makes a Leader?
Chapter 3. Culture, Diversity and Values
Chapter 4. Theories of Leadership
Part 2. The Team
Chapter 5. Team Life
Chapter 6. Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Working
Chapter 7. Communication and Leadership
Chapter 8. Problem Solving
Chapter 9. Ethical, Legal and Professional Aspects in Leadership
Chapter 10. Managing Conflict
Chapter 11. Emotional, Social and Practical Intelligence
Part 3. The Organisation
Chapter 12. Theory of Organisational Life
Chapter 13. Quality
Chapter 14. Leadership for Change

The book has a good structure with easy to read chapters. The activities help to consolidate the learning and the summary at the end is useful.

Mrs Claire Bunyan
Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Bedfordshire University
January 5, 2023

Excellent book. useful for new HCPC standards

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Plymouth University
December 16, 2023

Update to previous text in used

Mrs Jayne Hollinshead
Nursing (Burton), Wolverhampton University
September 26, 2023

Excellent course textbook for our new bsc in hsc. covers the leadership module and theories of leadership

Miss Beccy Smith
H&SC, New College Swindon
January 23, 2023

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