Leadership in Health Services: Volume 34 Issue 2


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The content of the nurses in the lead programme for empowering community nurse leadership in implementing evidence

Ruth Vogel, Gerrie Bours, Petra Erkens, Silke Metzelthin, Sandra Zwakhalen, Erik van Rossum

This study aims to provide a detailed description of the nurses in the lead (NitL) programme for empowering community nurse leadership in implementing evidence.

The use of Lean tools to reduce inpatient waiting time in a Thai public hospital: an action research study

Yaifa Trakulsunti, Lamphai Trakoonsanti

The aims of this paper are to illustrate the use of Lean tools to reduce inpatient waiting time and to evaluate critical success factors of Lean implementation in an inpatient…

Fueling leadership in yourself: a leadership development program for all types of health-care workers

Nathan Houchens, Stacy L. Sivils, Elizabeth Koester, David Ratz, Jennifer Ridenour, Sanjay Saint

Leadership development may be a key strategy to enhance job satisfaction, reduce burnout and improve patient safety in health-care systems. This study aims to assess feasibility…

An explanatory model of authentic leadership, flourishing and work–family balance of nurses in French hospitals

Séverine Chevalier, Hélène Coillot, Philippe Colombat, Grégoire Bosselut, Laure Guilbert, Evelyne Fouquereau

This study aims to investigate the relationship between a positive leadership style [i.e. authentic leadership (AL)] and nurses’ psychological health (i.e. nurses’ flourishing and…

The team leader coaching programme (TLCP) – a programme to implement team coaching in rehabilitation clinics – a feasibility study

Janna Katharina Küllenberg, Sonja Becker, Mirjam Körner

Team coaching is a promising way to advance a shift from the classical leader to a coach who leads his/her interprofessional colleagues. It is acknowledged as an effective…

Leader’s behaviours for promoting innovation in a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal service

Narender Nalajala, Rachel Craig

Financial constraints, an increase in the demand for health-care from an ageing population, multiple comorbidities in both mental and physical health and delivering care closer to…

Understanding good leadership in the context of English care home inspection reports

Ceara Mongan, Will Thomas

As part of their inspection of care homes in England, the statutory inspector (the Care Quality Commission [CQC]) makes a judgement on the quality of the home’s leadership. Their…

Modelling the leadership characteristics for organizational readiness: a context of lean implementation in healthcare

Rojalin Patri, M. Suresh, Rajiv Prasad

The purpose of this study is to identify the leadership characteristics that make a health-care organization ready for lean implementation, analyse the interdependence among them…


Can using a servant-leadership model of supervision mitigate against burnout and secondary trauma in the health and social care sector?

Daryl Mahon

This paper aims to set out a model of servant leadership that can be infused within a supervisory setting to mitigate employee burnout and negative stressful experiences in the…

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