Effective medical leadership development for a complex NHS

John Edmonstone, Rebecca Malby*

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The NHS Leadership Academy in England is investing £46 million in a standardized model of development, with academic qualifications becoming essential in future NHS leadership roles. This represents a cul-de-sac for medical leaders because it is based on a series of misplaced assumptions about health-care leadership and its development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)461-463
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014

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