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With the UK’s general election a few days away and the NHS a critical issue, this article provides some additional context on leadership. It’s a good read.
via Roundtable: How best to identify the leaders the NHS needs | Supplements | Health Service Journal.
Personally, I think the article misses the point, as leadership is surely secondary to a cohesive strategy? As the general election is highlighting, the NHS is a highly political organization, and policies vary markedly from one government to the next.
Surely, it’s time to put strategy first in the UK public sector, especially in the case of healthcare?