Leadership in Health Services: Volume 23 Issue 2


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Leadership competency for doctors: a framework

John Clark, Kirsten Armit

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of competences in medical education and training and to discuss some existing standards, curricula and competency frameworks used…


Establishing an organizational culture to enable quality improvement

Barbara Trerise

The aim of this paper is to describe the intentional and sustained strategy of Providence Health Care to build a culture focused on quality, safety and innovation.


Primary health care facility performance assessment in Armenia

Tsovinar Harutyunyan, Anahit Demirchyan, Michael Thompson, Varduhi Petrosyan

The purpose of this study is to focus on the performance of select facilities in Lori and Shirak provinces in Armenia in Spring 2008. This is in response to the deterioration of…

Communication challenges in implementing health sector decentralisation at district level in Ghana: A study of health workforce and stakeholder opinions from three district health administrations

E. Kojo Sakyi

The aim of this paper is to examine how internal communication of reform objectives to health workforces and stakeholders has influenced the implementation of Ghana's health…


The development of regulation of acute hospitals in England: leadership challenges

Iain Snelling

The purpose of this paper is to identify some of the issues that will shape the future of regulation in England, with a focus on acute hospitals.

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