Letters When managers rule

Patients and clinicians must be at the centre of decision making

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f213 (Published 15 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f213
  1. Shanaya Rathod, consultant psychiatrist1
  1. 1Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Tatchbury Mount, Southampton SO40 2RZ, UK
  1. shanayarathod{at}nhs.net

Jarman highlights the need to refocus on the quality of patient care and the importance of clinicians leading in the NHS.1 Darzi, in his review,2 defined quality as clinically effective, personal, and safe, and reintroduced the concept of clinical leadership as crucial to this vision. …

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