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Case
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Reference no. 497-001-1
Authors: - Various (Students - Rest of World)
Published in: 1997

Abstract

The case study focuses on the path of an injured patient through the National Health Service. The patient experiences a catalogue of errors which result in eventual litigation against the hospital. The errors that arise throughout the case highlight how lack of good management and communication can result in poor decision making. The teaching note that guides students through a series of discussions about the problems and helps them to think about the competencies needed by doctors in managerial roles.
Location:
Size:
GBP70 million
Other setting(s):
1995

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Abstract

The case study focuses on the path of an injured patient through the National Health Service. The patient experiences a catalogue of errors which result in eventual litigation against the hospital. The errors that arise throughout the case highlight how lack of good management and communication can result in poor decision making. The teaching note that guides students through a series of discussions about the problems and helps them to think about the competencies needed by doctors in managerial roles.

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Location:
Size:
GBP70 million
Other setting(s):
1995

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