Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

“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...

Bristol trusts urged to end their pathology feud

Warring pathology departments in two Bristol hospital trusts are to be merged following an inquiry which criticised damaging professional rivalry and jealo...

Medical students need more leadership training

Medical students need more non-clinical training, on issues like leadership and medical professionalism, a report claims. The report, called 21st Century ...

Myers-Briggs should try running an NHS service

I’ve got to be more positive. I know this because, as part of our clinical director training programme (or “brainwashing”, as it’s known locally) I...

Alternative guide to developing leadership skills

I'm sure that the guidance for consultants on developing leadership skills is well-intentioned, but I hope that Emma Sedgwick will forgive me if I say that...

Developing leadership skills – guidance for new consultants

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

Doctors urged to take up leadership roles

Doctors are being urged to take up leadership roles in medicine and public life by the Royal College of Physicians to improve health outcomes.   Its repo...

Leadership in the NHS: leaving the comfort zone

As classical scholars know, the god of the doorway is Januarius. At his annual reappearance, most of us begin to look to the year ahead with renewed optimi...

The clinical director’s survival guide

Being a clinical director is like being the manager of the England Football Team (minus the huge pay packet) - everyone thinks they could do a better job u...