Leadership in Health Services: Volume 25 Issue 3


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Junior doctors and service improvement

Francesca Garrard

In these cash‐stricken times, healthcare commissioners are calling for all staff to deliver more for less. In the UK, there is a growing focus on involving junior doctors in this…


A rapid matrix mentoring pilot: A contribution to creating competent and engaged healthcare leaders

Sherry Finney, Judy MacDougall, Mary Lou O'Neill

This case study aims to report on the effectiveness of a matrix mentoring pilot project in a healthcare setting and its ability to build managerial competencies and enhance levels…


Pressure to perform: a content analysis of critical considerations in health coalition development

Heidi Muenchberger, Elizabeth Kendall, Carole Rushton

There is evidence that many promising coalitions fail to thrive, languishing for indefinite periods and/or collapsing before achieving their goals. The purpose of the current…

Middle managers in elderly care under demands and expectations

Bodil Ekholm

The purpose of this project was to study how middle managers look on and shape their work and leadership with regard to the demands and expectations that exist from different…


Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and intention to quit

Ahmad H. Abu Raddaha, Jafar Alasad, Zainab F. Albikawi, Khulood S. Batarseh, Eman A. Realat, Asia A. Saleh, Erika S. Froelicher

This study aimed to identify factors that influenced job satisfaction and dissatisfaction, and the intention of staff nurses to quit nursing in three Jordanian healthcare delivery…


National health policy, the need of the hour: an analysis in Indian perspective

R. Subhashini

The national health policy should strive towards achieving the concept of “healthcare for all” conceptualized by the World Health Organization (WHO) through health insurance…

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