(P)luck: Lessons We Learned for Improving Healthcare and the World – Book Review by Yang Chen

(P)luck is a book written by Blair and Alfred Sadler and chronicles their time working together to shape healthcare policy in the 1960s-70s. As identical twins who carved a ‘medico-legal’ niche, their collaboration has left an indelible mark on areas including organ transplantation, the expansion of the healthcare workforce and the provision of emergency care, […]

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In conversation with Rachael Moses

To watch this interview, please follow this link Hello. I’m Domhnall MacAuley and welcome to this BMJ Leader conversation. Today I’m talking to Rachael Moses. Tell me about your current role and how you got there. Rachael Moses: My name is Rachael, and my pronouns are She/Her, and I am a physiotherapist by background. I studied […]

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Oxford Handbook of Medical Leadership and Management – Book Review by Dr Rammina Yassaie

The Oxford Handbook of Medical Leadership and Management offers a comprehensive overview of central topics related to leadership and management in healthcare, with an ideal blend of well-explained theory, alongside practical tips and illustrative case examples. The regular referencing to recent leadership challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and mounting staff burnout, grounds the book […]

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Greener Leader Blog Series: Many small steps create big change. By Dr Frances Cundill

Ultimately, I want to leave the world in a better place for my children and future generations, and for them to live happy and healthy lives. Whilst the climate news stories can feel disheartening at times, I believe that a brighter future is still possible, and, if anything, it has made me more determined to […]

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Population health improvement, and the role of NHS trusts: A paradigm shift for today’s leaders and tomorrow’s NHS. By Dr. Ahmed Seedat and Simon O’Donoghue

Improving population health is one of the top priorities for Integrated Care Systems (ICSs)1. Given the unique relationship between clinicians and patients and their respective understanding of the local health context, both have an opportunity to support, influence and lead on population health interventions2. What is less clear is the role of acute NHS trusts […]

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The Profound Influence of Meaning in Health and Care Workplaces. By Chantelle Nyamekye

Within the vast network of rooms, corridors, and wards that make up health and care institutions, an often overlooked but incredibly potent force is at play: the compelling power of meaning. Every day, countless professionals walk these halls, many driven by a deep-seated desire to make a difference, to bring about healing and comfort to […]

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Why Digital Radiographer Leaders Are Essential To The Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ecosystem. By Gemma Walsh, Christina Malamateniou and Janice St. John-Matthews

The technological advancements of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical imaging and oncology, have put radiography (diagnostic and therapeutic) at the forefront of AI development and applications in healthcare. An AI roadmap published by Unity Insights and Health Education England (HEE) in 2022, found that 240 AI technologies were being deployed in the NHS; of these […]

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In conversation with Dr. Mumta Hargovan

To watch this interview, please follow this link Hello, I’m Domhnall MacAuley, and welcome to this BMJ Leader conversation where we talk to the key opinion leaders in Health and Medicine around the world. Today we’re in Cape Town and I’m talking to one of the most exciting new voices in medical leadership. Mumta Hargovan […]

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Humanitarian Leadership: Lessons from the Central African Republic. By Eleanor Harvey

Raindrops. Lightening. Population health. Porch and puddles. Despite the tropical downpour, we had made it to the outlying health centre and looked out from the cover of the porch on to a wet and muddy landscape. The working day here starts early in the morning; we had arrived close to midday and so I thought […]

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Blog 2: We need to talk about professionalism: When am I going to meet the surgeon? By Jo Hartland, Mx Karen Chui and Xander Stephenson-Allen

Welcome to the second blog in this series, in which we explore the concept of intersectionality and its relevance to professionalism. Coined by Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and leading scholar of critical race theory, intersectionality is a lens through which we can explore the gatekeeping effect of ‘professionalism’ on marginalised individuals […]

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