Letters Management and leadership

Training clinicians to lead

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6932 (Published 08 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6932
  1. Henry Lee, clinical research fellow1,
  2. Dominic King, clinical lecturer in surgery1,
  3. Michael MacDonnell, senior policy fellow2
  1. 1Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary’s Campus, London W2 1NY, UK
  2. 2Health Policy Unit, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary’s Campus, London W2 1NY, UK
  1. henry.lee{at}imperial.ac.uk

In light of the reforms of the Health and Social Care Bill, the need for management and leadership skills for doctors has never been more pressing. Expecting clinicians to lead without adequate training is indeed naive1 and probably setting them up for a fall. The presence of physician leaders has recently been linked …

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