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Suggested reading for (new) Practice Managers

Suggested reading for (new) Practice Managers

The following is a list of books which provide useful sources of reference for new Practice Managers. Many are available from Amazon.

Accreditation in primary care: towards clinical governance [Walsh K (2000)] Radcliff Medical Press

Business planning for healthcare management [Semple Piggot C (2000)] Open University

Clinical Governance in primary care [Van Zwanenberg and Harrison J (2000)] Radcliff Medical Press

Contemporary primary care: the challenges of change [Tovey P (2000)] Open University Press

Delivering excellence in health and social care [Moullin M (2002)] Open University Press

Demanding patients: Analysis of primary care [Rogers A, Hassell K and Nicolaas G (1999)] Open University Press

Effective Small Business Management [Scarborough N & Zimmerer T (2000)] Prentice Hall

Evidence-based management : a practical guide for health professionals [Stewart R (2002)] Radcliffe Medical

General practice and ethics: uncertainty and responsibility [Dowrick C and Frith L (1999)] Routledge

Handbook of Practice Management (produced by the Royal Society of Medicine)


Health and social services in primary care: an effective combination? [Meads G (1997)] Financial Time Healthcare

Leading health care organizations [Dopson S and Mark AL (2003)] Palgrave Macmillan

Leading In The NHS – A Practical Guide [Stewart R,(1996)] Macmillan Press

Making Sense Of Clinical Governance [Lilley R (1999)] Radcliffe Medical Press

Management of health care [Stewart R (1998)] Aldershot

Managing multi-disciplinary teams in the NHS [Gorman P (1998)] Kogan Page

Patients, power and responsibility : the first principles of consumer-driven reform [Spiers J (2003)] Radcliffe Medical Press

Succeeding as a Practice Management Team [Coward B (2006)] Health Press

The Challenge Of Primary Care [Starey N (2003)] Radcliffe Medical

The insider's guide to the NHS [Lilley R (2003)] Radcliffe Medical Press

Wellerd’s NHS Handbook 2002/3 [Merry P (2002)] JMH Publishing