Health Manpower Management: Volume 18 Issue 1


Table of contents

Taking Local Management Responsibility for NHS Pay

Peter Haywood, Miranda Vinograd

An extract from the Payfolio series published by North West ThamesRegional Health Authority′s Pay Unit which guides managers of localunits on decisions which will have to…


Evaluation of a Staff Stress Management Service

Susan Michie

Focuses on stress and stress reduction with reference to the HealthService. Details the results of a questionnaire survey into stressmanagement carried out in a London…


Motors or Medicine – Does it Matter?

Andrew Scowcroft

Describes the rationale for, and early experiences of, using acomputer based business simulation for the development of topical skillsfor today′s Health Service managers…


Early Thoughts on a Reward System for Health Care Assistants

Susanne J.B. Taylor

Reviews various options for a salary structure for health careassistants within the National Health Service and provides an appendixdetailing the present salary structures…


Getting the Best from Salary Surveys

John Northrop

Aims to help personnel specialists choose and interpret salarysurveys. While there are a large number of these, their quality variesconsiderably. At the same time little…


Warrington: A Star in the World of Caring for Staff

Joanna Lyall

Describes a staff acquisition and retention initiative launched byWarrington District General Hospital in 1989. Details the benefits staffnow receive, including free…


Why Child Care is Still an Issue for the NHS

Gill Sargeant

Focuses on the provision of child care within the National HealthService, an organization in which 79 per cent of the workforce is women.Outlines the four main types of…


Teaching Staff to Let Elderly People Live a Little

Barbara Millar

Describes the work of Anchor, a leading charity provider of housingand care for the elderly, the winner of the first Excellence inHealthcare Human Resource Management…


Healthy Work for All 2000?

Hugh Flanagan, Paul Henry

Proposes that there are sound commercial as well as ethical reasonsfor health organizations to create “healthful” jobs andworking conditions. Describes specific actions…




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