Description

Midwives moving into management will benefit from this practical handbook of management strategies. Diagrams, checklists and case histories address key issues including stress in the workplace, resource management, problem solving, decision making and effective communication skills.

It considers such thorny issues as priorities and cost professional responsibility, ethical and moral issues and the future of the maternity services. An accessible book containing lots of management tips and bullet points for easy reference, it brings together all the relevant management philosophies and structures into one book.

Table of Contents

The changing face of maternity care and the new NHS; Management and leadership; Problem solving and decision making; Challenge of change; Managing resources; Stressors in the work environment; Effective Communication; A case for quality; Ethics in practice and management; The future of maternity services

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Books for Midwives
Print ISBN:
9781898507208

About the author

Rosemary Cross

Affiliations and Expertise

Trained Nurse, Midwife and qualified midwife teacher, Senior Midwifery Manager, Lecturer in health service management, UK