Professionally diverse leadership teams including senior clinicians at board level increase the likelihood of meeting the complex challenges facing the NHS.
NHS Improvement has created a framework to help providers make the most of the talents of all their existing workforce.
The NHS Long Term Plan opens in a new window highlights the importance of visible senior clinical leadership in enabling and assuring the delivery of high quality care both within organisations and in the new system architecture.
The guide looks at how existing structures and expectations may stand in the way of allied health professionals, doctors, midwives, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, healthcare scientists and social workers contributing to strategic leadership. More...