Author Archives: Tim Larner

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Cardiology Management: Three Top Tips

The last few management articles I have written were directed at managers. This week I have my top 3 tips for the non-managerial staff members out there. These tips should give you insight that can help your manager out and in turn result in a positive working experience for you.   A Manager Knows Remember…

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Cardiology Management: Set Your Boundaries

My last article discussed about absenteeism, and I mentioned the importance of setting boundaries for your staff. In this edition I want to establish the role of boundaries in a department, how to maintain them, and as a manager how to make these margins work for you. Boundaries need to be in place in every…

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Cardiology Management: Sick Leave

In August last year it was stated in the interim report of Dr Steven Boorman – a leading occupational health expert, that more than 45,000 NHS workers report sick each working day. As a manager it is crucial to establish any patterns of sickness within your team and to learn how to treat the causes…

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Cardiology Management: NHS Reform – Something has to give!

I don’t really pay great interest in politics, well I didn’t until I was paying almost £1.40 for a litre of petrol at which point I realised that I actually only pay any attention to politics when it directly affects me, and my wallet! In reality politics affects me all the time, and because of…

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Cardiology Management: The Festive Season

The festive season is upon us once again, and with it comes snow days, and sick days and a service that falters due to depleting staff levels and increasing numbers of patients that do not attend their appointments. We run departments on as few a staff as possible and regret it terribly when the workload…

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