This guide helps undergraduate medics and junior doctors, as well as experienced doctors taking on new managerial responsibilities, to become effective leaders and managers by introducing both management and clinical leadership theory and practice, and the challenges facing medical managers in today's NHS. Despite growing recognition of the importance of leadership and management to doctors in meeting their clinical responsibilities, training in medical schools and foundation years remains patchy. This book helps readers to access relevant theory and practice through three key tenets: *
Introduction Section I Management and leadership in theory. Health policy Section II Management and leadership in practice Historical perspectives. Scenarios Section III Being a leader and manager. Appendices.