The paper "Queens Hospital Health Trust" is a wonderful example of a report on management. This paper begins with a basic introduction giving an insight into the general background of Lister Ward as a part of Queens Hospital. It then goes on to detail the purpose of this report explaining its main aim of discovering the managerial challenges afflicting the ward so as to find the solutions to these challenges. Thereafter, the paper gives a description of the methodology that was used during the research work for this report. It gives a break down of the primary methods that were mainly used as well as the secondary methods used in a small part. The paper then delves into Lister Ward’ s current training provisions with a view of ascertaining the adequacy of the provisions or lack thereof.
It gives a critical analysis of the training as well as recommendations as to how the training can be improved. A critique of management and leadership is then given. This is followed by proposals concerning these management and leadership challenges. The conclusions and recommendations are then summarily provided on how best to improve the management of Lister Ward in its bid to adequately cater to the many patients it serves on a daily basis. INTRODUCTION1.1 BackgroundLister Ward is a constituent ward of Queens Hospital that caters to male patients.
It is an integral division of Queens Hospital as it is a surgical ward that offers similar services to those of the main hospital. As such, it requires proper management much in the same way that the main hospital requires. Following the wards reorganization, it has been experiencing several challenges that have undoubtedly been an obstacle in the adequate care of the ward’ s patients.
Most of these challenges can attribute to poor management failure of leadership. PurposeThe main objective of this report is to pinpoint the various management and leadership issues afflicting the ward. This will help in identifying the solutions to these challenges and in turn increase the level of efficiency in the ward’ s provision of healthcare services to their patients. METHODSThe methods of data collection used in this report were mainly primary methods. Some of the methods used included the use of questionnaires, interviews, and observation.
This was crucial so as to obtain information from both the staff and the patients on a first-hand basis.
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