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5 Reasons Why Leadership Walk Rounds in Hospitals Should be Banned

5 Reasons Why Leadership Walk Rounds in Hospitals Should be Banned

Leadership Walk Rounds are just one of the leadership and management fads I’ve seen in my medical career so far. Having been on several wards in several hospitals when these have occurred I have noticed a number of problems which lead me to believe these should be banned and replaced with some real, difficult, down and dirty, hard to measure – but easy to see, nitty gritty LEADERSHIP. 1. The fact that Leadership Walk Rounds …

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The NHS Leadership Conundrum

The NHS Leadership Conundrum

Once upon a time in a Trust far, far away I met an aspiring leader called Sue.  Sue was trying very hard to affect change and do something good.  She was very focused on improving the quality of the service, making it safer, more efficient and improving the patient experience.  But Sue was facing a lot of obstacles and was being frustrated by the leaders and management in the hierarchy above.  She eventually started to doubt …

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Top Tweets from MLS2013

Top Tweets from MLS2013

A selection of tweets from the Northern Ireland Medical Leadership Symposium (www.medleadsymposium.co.uk) on Friday 21 June 2013 at Titanic Belfast. View the story “Top Tweets From MLS2013″ on Storify

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SK Diary – w/c 25 March 2013

SK Diary – w/c 25 March 2013

I didn’t have time to write a diary for last week because I was busy writing the NI Healthcare Social Media Guide so I have combined the last two weeks in this post.  It’s been a busy and exciting couple of weeks with lots of meetings, energy and collaboration! IHM Leadership Lunch with Anne Clydesdale  On Tuesday 19th I attended the IHM (@ihmnireland) Leadership Lunch with Anne Clydesdale, Director of the Leadership Institute at Queens University …

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SK Diary – w/c 26 November 2012

SK Diary – w/c 26 November 2012

Each weekend I will reflect back on the working week and post some observations and thoughts.  I hope you find it interesting! Chief Executive & CMO Visit On Monday the Trust Chief Executive and the Chief Medical Officer visited the acute medicine unit at the RVH.  This follows the Minister’s announcement last week that he was relaxing the special measures on Belfast Trust due to the progress made in addressing 12-hour breaches in the ED.  …

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