Blog tagged as: Leadership and management

3 February 2016 | Comments: 8

With January now having drawn to a close, Vijaya Nath takes the opportunity to review the challenges for clinical leaders in the year ahead.

1 February 2016 | Comments: 12

Michael West discusses why work-related stress is widespread among staff in the NHS, and what can be done to address the root cause of the problem.

Guest blog
29 January 2016 | Comments: 5

Binita Kane reflects on the challenge of aligning the different perspectives of managers and frontline medical staff, and why an effective leadership strategy is important for health service providers.

20 January 2016 | Comments: 7

There are plenty of high-profile problems to keep NHS leaders awake at night, but what are the underlying issues behind the headlines?

11 January 2016 | Comments: 6

Shilpa Ross considers how, at a challenging time for the NHS, we can create compassionate cultures for patients and staff alike.

4 January 2016 | Comments: 12

Chris Ham considers how the NHS can tackle the biggest challenge it faces in 2016 - meeting the £22 billion productivity challenge.

Guest blog
17 December 2015 | Comments: 3

Anna Moore reflects on how medical leaders can help to develop new models of care and integrate services around the needs of patients.

16 December 2015 | Comments: 2

Mandip Kaur asks how we can have open and honest conversations about difference and what it is like to be discriminated against.

8 December 2015 | Comments: 9

Will vanguards be able to make significant changes to the configuration of local health and care systems, while sustaining existing services in a difficult environment, with limited spare cash and growing service pressures?

Guest blog
26 November 2015 | Comments: 4

In the first of a series of guest blogs on clinical leadership, Jonathan Fielden shares some insight into his personal philosophy and on his approach to medical leadership - and life.

23 November 2015 | Comments: 3

What does a positive and effective patient leader/system leader relationship look like, how does it develop and what makes it work? David Sgorbati looks at what we can learn from how these relationships form.

29 October 2015 | Comments: 5

While there is still much more to do to achieve equality for those from diverse backgrounds who aspire to leadership roles in health and care, there is reason for hope, says Vijaya Nath.

29 October 2015 | Comments: 9

Becky Seale shares the story of The King’s Fund’s new and still emerging relationship with patients, service users and citizens – how it has developed so far and where it might go in the future.

22 October 2015 | Comments: 9

With financial pressures at unmanageable levels, increasing demands and great uncertainty, staff are exposed to the violence of a perfect and continuous storm.

21 October 2015 | Comments: 1

Nicola Walsh reflects on three important messages that emerged from our 2015 integrated care summit.

10 September 2015 | Comments: 7
Vijaya Nath visited Intermountain Healthcare to find out how they are able to deliver low-cost, high-quality health care. She found a culture of clinical integration and quality improvement inspired by the work of quality theorist W Edwards Deming.
23 July 2015 | Comments: 9
Vijaya Nath looks at one of the challenges facing NHS leaders – how to get the workforce, particularly clinicians, working in new ways more closely aligned to the changing nature of care.
17 July 2015 | Comments: 4
The headlines that preceded Jeremy Hunt’s speech at the Fund may have focused on seven-day working, but what he had to say about his approach to reform is likely to be of greater interest to leaders within the NHS.
17 June 2015
Leadership isn’t about how you look, it’s about how you behave and what you do – in other words, an attitude not an appearance, says Mandip Kaur.