Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

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...

Tell me what you have achieved for patients

The NHS is full of leaders, full of people who love giving talks, who love preaching, an love exhorting others to work differently. What's wrong with that...

Future of hospitals – round up of key conference talks

The recent Hospital Directions Conference covered the big issues affecting the future of the NHS. Here is a round up of key stories from the event: Livin...

Trusts fail to engage consultants in leadership

Senior doctors are reluctant to take control of budgets and services at a time when the NHS desperately needs effective leadership, says a new report. ...

“NHS commissars are out of touch with reality”

Did your heart sink, as mine did, when you read this? Just what we need - an NHS Academy to teach ‘leadership’. We’ve been here before: do you rememb...

“New academy will improve NHS leadership”

The NHS has launched a Leadership Academy to support employee development and drive organisational improvement during the government’s NHS reforms. Do...

Doctors must not sign up to ‘gagging clauses’

Doctors cannot enter into contracts or agreements with ‘gagging clauses’ and have a duty to act when they believe patient safety is at risk, new GMC gu...

“NHS is under-managed but over-administered”

The NHS is under-managed but over-administered, a report from the King’s Fund finds. It calls for a new style of leadership to overcome unprecedented fi...

One in three afraid to report poor colleagues

Doctors are still fearful of reporting underperforming colleagues, research reveals. The study shows that almost one in five UK doctors has direct exper...

Doctors as managers: a guide to developing the right skills

The MDU has developed new guidance for doctors embarking on their first consultant post. In the fifth of a series of articles guiding doctors through the m...