Experts to scrutinise quality of clinical managers needed for new NHS

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 14 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5745
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

Health policy experts are launching a wide ranging inquiry into the quality of clinical managers and leaders now and for the future NHS.

The think tank the King’s Fund is launching a commission to assess the leadership and management needs of the NHS.

The decision to study this area was prompted by the announcement of the radical reforms planned for the NHS under the government’s white paper Equity and Excellence—Liberating the NHS, which the King’s Fund say are the biggest changes to the health service since it was set …

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