Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

“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...

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...