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This book is an essential guide to mentorship in health and social care. The chapters focus specifically on the eight Nursing and Midwifery Council domains for the preparation and training of mentors. A rich range of real-life case studies are included in every chapter, to demonstrate the challenges and dilemmas of mentoring in practice. The chapters cover a range of settings, including community nursing, school nursing, acute care, social work and biomedical science.

Leadership: Case Study
Leadership: case study
Julie HattonJohn Davison

All health and social care professionals have the potential to act as leaders in several aspects of their role. Some leaders will be high profile, introducing the major changes that will redesign or improve service delivery or taking the lead in a crisis or complex situations. However, most leadership occurs within everyday health and social care practice with professionals endeavouring to provide quality care. The expectation that health and social care professionals will possess and utilise leadership skills at the fundamental interface of practice is reflected in professional and regulatory bodies’ codes of conduct. Definitions of a leader will depend on the context, but a common element of most definitions and explanations of what makes someone a ...

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