General management

In general management, you could be responsible for a whole service division of staff and a multi-million pound budget in a hospital trust, or for managing primary care or mental health services across many sites.

Job roles will vary depending on the NHS organisation, but will certainly involve:

  • people
  • resource and budget management
  • working alongside clinical colleagues
  • consulting patients and the public on how the NHS can be modernised to meet their needs.

General management includes the following roles:

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