Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

Hunt: “We must broaden the pool of people taking on NHS management roles”

More doctors should become senior hospital managers, the Health Secretary has said in a speech. Addressing the NHS Providers Conference, Jeremy Hunt sai...

How do you get health professionals to do more? Not by threatening them

You have to wonder what's the path most will choose. When faced with sticky situations, if given a choice, will they take the easier one? For the averag...

“Significant variation in quality as health and care faces unprecedented level of challenge”

There is significant variation in the quality of health and adult social care, an analysis by the CQC finds. The regulator says that despite positive si...

NHS staff must be better helped, guided and assessed in their performance and delivery

The former boss of M&S has called on the government to allow NHS change to settle down, if it wants to improve management and leadership in the service...

How do we find and nurture the people that will lead the NHS over the next 10 years?

Lord Rose, the former boss of M&S, was invited by the Health Secretary at the start of 2014 to review what might be done to attract and develop talent ...

Tragic events: we were not found wanting

The following is an inspirational communication from a hospital manager - courtesy of the Letters of Note website - about his organisation's performance in...

“The trust now needs wholesale transformation”

The following is an extract from Mark Newbold's blog - the former doctor has recently stepped down as CEO of an NHS trust: A couple of weeks ago I contrib...

What constitutes an NHS leader these days?

Is leadership a cult? I must admit to getting a bit confused nowadays. I am a big fan of folks "stepping up to the plate" but recently I genuinely can't u...

Measuring the competence of NHS managers

I had a thought the other day while having a discussion with some trainees. We were going through the e-portfolio, which is a chore. There are numerous...

Support local NHS leaders to drive innovation

Politicians’ role in the running of the NHS needs to be better defined to counter interventionist and centralising tendencies that have hampered effectiv...

NHS isn’t effective over poor performance

Many NHS staff feel that swift and effective action is not taken to deal with inappropriate behaviours and performance in their organisation, a survey says...