Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Michael West on compassionate and inclusive leadership This content relates to the following topics: Organisational culture Clinical leadership System leadership Part of Compassionate and inclusive leadership Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Thursday 31 October 2019 In this video Michael West shares his thoughts on compassionate and inclusive leadership for our recent event The challenge of culture change: sharing system-wide learning to deliver the NHS long-term plan. Related contentPaid eventSupporting people to work in new ways: what have we learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic?SlideshowMichael West: Collaborative and compassionate leadership Professor Michael West explores the links between compassionate leadership and innovation and discusses the importance of collaboration across boundaries in health and care.ReportCaring to change: how compassionate leadership can stimulate innovation in health care This paper looks at compassion as a core cultural value of the NHS and how compassionate leadership results in a working environment that encourages people to find new and improved ways of doing things.ReportDeveloping collective leadership for health care Our paper argues that collective leadership, as opposed to command-and-control structures , provides the optimum basis for caring cultures. You may also be interested in Blog Tired of being exhausted: seven key actions for leaders in the NHS workforce crisis What can be done to help address the health and care workforce crisis? Suzie Bailey and Michael West outline seven key actions leaders can take. Blog Covid-19: why compassionate leadership matters in a crisis Suzie Bailey and Michael West examine why compassionate leadership matters now, in a time of global crisis, more than ever before and how leaders can best support those health workers and carers risking their own health and wellbeing in the fight against Covid-19 (coronavirus). NHS leadership and culture: our position Collaborative, inclusive and compassionate leadership is essential to deliver the highest quality care for patients and tackle deep-seated cultural issues in the NHS, including unacceptable levels of work-related stress, bullying and discrimination. Video Sharon Allen on compassionate and inclusive leadership We spoke to Sharon Allen OBE, Chief Executive of the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, about what compassionate and inclusive leadership means to her.