Doctors and leadership in the UK National Health Service
Abstract:Effective leadership at all levels is of paramount importance in the NHS Leadership, as opposed to management, is high on the policy agenda, particularly for clinicians. This paper reviews and applies different approaches to leadership to the case of doctors working in the NHS. It suggests an eclectic approach, utilising the variety of approaches to pro- vide insights about the leadership role of doctors. It also looks at the leadership development implications of this, in terms of developing doctors as future leaders.
Document Type: Regular Paper
Publication date: March 1, 2005