This book is designed to provide core theory and case examples predominantly around clinical and educational leadership for doctors, nurses and other health professionals. It includes other aspects of leadership in health professions, including leading research initiatives and leadership of professional groups and specialities. It takes an international perspective, drawing on contemporary best practice in health professions' leadership. This book brings together the generic aspects of leadership (and strategic management) theory relating to clinical and educational contexts, whilst setting these within frameworks and case studies relating to a range of professional groups.
Theory and perspectives on leadership Leading organisations, teams and groups Models of change Leadership in context Leading clinical excellence Leading health professions' education Leading healthcare research Leadership in professional practice Leading interprofessional developments Developing yourself as a leader The reflective leader The learning leader Communication skills for successful leadership Conclusions and future leadership challenges