Developing consultant care on delivery suite
Author: Hackett, Mark
Source: Health Manpower Management, Volume 24, Number 6, 1998 , pp. 229-233(5)
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract:The success ofThe need to develop a consultant presence on the delivery suite has never been greater given the emerging quality agenda that is occurring within the speciality. This is identifying a clear impetus for changing consultant practice and also meeting the needs of women more effectively. The article describes these trends, the impetus for change and identifies practically how such a change was achieved within the largest women's hospital in the UK. It defines the basis for building a vision for an improved future and the practical use of management and transformational leadership skills to change consultant behaviour and attitudes with a clear set of outcomes that were achieved.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1998
- Merged with Journal of Management in Medicine in 1999