Leadership and leadership development in health care: The evidence base

The King’s Fund, February 2015

A key challenge facing all NHS organisations is to nurture cultures that ensure the delivery of continuously improving high-quality, safe and compassionate health care. Leadership is the most influential factor in shaping organisational culture and ensuring the necessary leadership behaviours, strategies and qualities are developed is fundamental.

The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, The King’s Fund and the Center for Creative Leadership share a commitment to evidence-based approaches to developing leadership and collectively initiated a review of the evidence by a team including clinicians, managers, psychologists, practitioners and project managers. This report summarises the evidence emerging from that review.

Click here to view the full report.

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Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health Guidance Updates

Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health, August 2014

The Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health (Faculty of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) have published the following updates to their guidance:

New Product Review from the Clinical Effectiveness Unit One size contraceptive diaphragm (Caya®)

CEU Statement on Combined oral contraception and breast cancer

CEU Statement on Combined oral contraception and mood

Medical Leadership of Sexual & Reproductive Health Services: non-consultant Medical Leads