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Doctors and Management in the National Health Service; Really Managing Health Care; The Clinical Directorate

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7091.1425 (Published 10 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1425
  1. Janet A Shirley, clinical director for pathology
  1. Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust, Camberley

    Doctors and Management in the National Health Service

    Gordon Marnoch Open University Press, £14.99, pp 138 ISBN 0 335 19344 7

    Really Managing Health Care

    Valerie Iles Open University Press, £15.99, pp 191 ISBN 0 335 19414 1

    The Clinical Directorate

    Ed Noel Austin, Sue Dopson Radcliffe Medical Press, £18.50, pp 174 ISBN 1 85775 037 3

    Since the NHS reforms in 1991 doctors have been much more closely involved in managing the health service. As a result, there is a need for information about what being a doctor manager means, the theories behind managing in practice, and how to manage effectively. …

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