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Long-term conditions and mental health Long-term conditions and mental health

This paper, published jointly by The King’s Fund and the Centre for Mental Health, suggests that developing more integrated support for people with mental and physical health problems could improve outcomes and play an important part in helping the NHS meet the quality, innovation, productivity and prevention challenge. Read more »

Leadership in context Leadership in context: Lessons from new leadership theory and current leadership development practice

Kim Turnbull James outlines some of the latest thinking in leadership theory and leadership development and includes three case studies of leadership development programmes which incorporate these ideas. The author suggests that a traditional conception of leadership, in which leadership is largely equated to leaders’ competences, behaviours and values, needs at the very least to… Read more »

Followership in the NHS Followership in the NHS

This paper suggests that the current focus on leadership underestimates the role of followers in securing a successful health service and overestimates the ability of individual ‘heroic’ leaders to make a significant difference to all circumstances. Read more »