Effective leadership and management in health and social care are built on good practice, strong relationships and a critical understanding of the wider context in which care takes place. Leading, Managing, Caring illustrates how leadership and management work in everyday settings, providing...
To Be Published August 30th 2013 by Routledge
An Introduction for Mentors, Practice Educators and Teachers
All teachers and mentors who support nursing and midwifery students are required to complete postgraduate training that has been approved through the NMC register as a professional recordable qualification and this is the ideal text for educators undertaking such study. With a particular focus on...
To Be Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge
A Leadership Imperative
Sustainability is not unique to health, but is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability drivers in order...
Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge
A Toolkit for Facilitating Learning and Assessment in Health and Social Care Settings, 2nd Edition
This toolkit is designed for preparing health and social care practitioners for their role in facilitating learning in their workplace. It enables readers to recognise learning opportunities, communicate their professional knowledge, provide students with appropriate support, judge performance,...
Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge
Language in Action
Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...
Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge
An Applied Linguistic Perspective
Health and Risk Communication provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the core issues surrounding health and risk communication from the perspective of applied linguistics. It outlines the ways applied linguistics differs from other methods of understanding health and risk communication,...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
The Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum
The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the...
Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge
Over the past decades, a series of reform initiatives have been going through health systems of advanced welfare states, including the control of cost development, the tenability of health systems in globalizing economies, dissatisfaction about quality of treatment or quality of life, and the...
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
Managing in Health and Social Care is about developing skills to manage and improve health and social care services. The focus throughout is on the role that a manager can play in ensuring effective delivery of high-quality services. Examples from social care and health settings are used to...
Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge
Issues and Tensions in Health Service Management
The new NHS is a very different organisation to the one set up 60 years ago. Two decades of reforms have introduced a market element, unprecedented transparency, patient choice, new incentives, devolved accountabilities and a host of new regulatory bodies. All these changes have made governance a...
Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge
Health service policy and health policy have changed considerably over the past fifteen years and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date sociological analysis of health policy. Not only have policies themselves changed but new policy themes – such as evidence-based policy and practice, an...
Published March 4th 2009 by Routledge