Leadership in Health Services: Volume 25 Issue 1


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Exploring leadership effectiveness: nurses as clinical leaders in the NHS

Stephen George Willcocks

The purpose of this paper is to explore leadership effectiveness, with reference to nurses in the UK National Health Service (NHS).


How can we improve the effective engagement of doctors in clinical leadership?: The view of a consultant psychiatrist

Jayne Greening

This article aims to review some of the literature relating to the concept of effective engagement of doctors with health service redesign and delivery and discuss the relevance…


Development and validation of patient satisfaction instrument

Noor Hazilah Abd Manaf, Dinon Mohd, Kalthom Abdullah

Patient satisfaction of healthcare organisation is often used as a measure of organisational efficiency. However, there is a need for valid and reliable instruments to be used in…


Complex adaptive systems for management of integrated care

Lars Edgren, Keith Barnard

The purpose of this paper is to examine how a complex adaptive systems (CAS) approach can be used to promote the integration of health and social care for the benefit of the user.


The development of a comprehensive community health center in a rural community: A qualitative case study

Jill N. Peltzer, Cynthia S. Teel

This paper seeks to identify strategies that promote the development and sustainability of a successful comprehensive community health center located in a rural Mid‐western state.

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