Category list : Leadership
RPS updates leadership guidance for pharmacists Subscription
New Royal Pharmaceutical Society leadership resource reflects recent changes to NHS leadership programmes.
Teamwork will define the future NHS Subscription
Greater partnership between pharmacists and other health professions will be vital to delivering better care under the new five-year NHS plan, says Helen Gordon, chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Supporting women in healthcare leadership roles Subscription
A Royal Pharmaceutical Society event encourages women in pharmacy to pursue senior leadership roles.
Behaving like a leader in everyday practice Subscription
The NHS’s healthcare leadership model can help practitioners at all levels develop their leadership skills.
Next week marks a year since the publication of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report into raised mortality rates at 14 English hospitals. His findings came at a time of intense scrutiny for the NHS: only six months after Sir Robert Francis made 290 recommendations to the health service in his final report on the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. Both Francis and Keogh heard from hospital staff who did not feel empowered to act when they identified problems or who felt uncomfortable ...
Appraisal at a senior level Subscription
Jonathan Burton tells Jeff Mills how he is sharing his experience of RPS Faculty assessment with his pharmacy employees
Why Superman no longer has a place in the NHS Subscription
Pharmacists debated the value of traditional leadership roles at a recent conference. Here, we explain how the new healthcare leadership model can help team members at all levels to develop their skills
NPA to offer leadership training Subscription
Online training modules designed to help community pharmacists develop the leadership skills they need to thrive in the new NHS are being launched by the National Pharmacy Association. The leadership modules are part of a wider e-learning business skills package, which is due to be made available on the NPA website towards the end of June 2013.
What leaders can do to help others cope with change Subscription
Last year I was one of three pharmacists selected to undertake the inaugural NHS clinical leadership fellowship programme. If you had asked me what I thought leadership meant before the programme, I would have said that I regarded a leader as being the captain of a ship: someone who has a vision and a crew to implement that vision. Indeed, this ...
Awards: Health Foundation Subscription
Applications are invited for the Health Foundation’s quality improvement fellowship 2013/14. The fellowship is open to applicants who are in a leadership role relating to quality improvement and provides the opportunity to spend a year fully funded at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Massachusetts.