Managing Diversity & Inequality in Health Care. Six Steps to Effective Management Series

  • ID: 3687964
  • Book
  • 352 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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This volume focuses specifically on the importance of managing diversity in todays health services. It examines what is meant by managing diversity and outlines the nature of current inequalities in the UK, and their implications for health care professionals. A practicaland practice focussed guide to developing the management skills and understanding required, this book provides an accessible mix of theory and practice, and a unique emphasis on real life applications. These are drawn from all sectors of healthcare, acute and primary, as well as the private and independent sectors. It explicitly and realistically explores the interface between management skills and knowledge and quality, fit-for-purpose practice.
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Part One: Diversity and Inequality in Health Care. Overview. NHS Strategy - Practical application from NHS Executives EOP Document) Equality in Nurse Education: Practical application from the RCN . Women in the caring professions: a case in point. The special role which women have played in health and social care agencies including a historical perspective. Research Practical Reflection. Healthcare needs of Drug using prostitutes. Part 2. The Ethical and Legal Frameworks. Ethics and Equality. Ethical Dilemmas. Policy and People. The Law and Policy. Ageism and the Law. Elderly people and surgery. Whistle Blowing: Article from the Caribbean Times. Part Three Managing Change: Diversity, the key to success. Diversity, Change and the Professional Manager. Getting it Right: The Cultural Competence Model. Professionals and change in Primary Care. How to conduct a diagnostic reading in the change environment.. A Framework for Change. A case study of the Charter House Trust. Engaging different parts of the organisation. The Newham Approach and policies. Sexual Orientation issues. Part 4. Developing the Diverse workforce. Theoretical - Developing Individuals. A workforce fit for purpose. Developing a diverse workforce to deliver healthcare to culturally diverse clientele: The Bradford Experience - a case study. EnGendering Development. An example of a personal development programme for women. Anti-racist Training. Part Five. The Diverse Team, Making it Work. Managing Teams. Maintaining cultural pride and professional credibility: Issues for Black managers. Cultural Differences between Nurses and GPs. Expanding the Team Outwardly. Building Partnerships and Teamwork with Communities. Part Six - Diversity and Service Quality. Clinical Governance and Diversity and Service Quality. Managing specialist Services: specific management challenges. Haemoglobinopathy Service in Liverpool. Lesbian and Gay Alcohol Project in Manchester. Learning Disabilities. Managing Services for Travelle
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Baxter, Carol Professor of Nursing, School of Health, Biological and Environmental Scxiences, Middlesaex University, London, UK.
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