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Lack of leadership was at heart of hospitals’ failings, report says

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3799 (Published 10 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3799
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. 1Edinburgh

Poor leadership among senior medical staff and hospital management was at the heart of recent failings in the NHS in England and Scotland, says a report from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in Scotland.1

A working group looked at a series of recent reports into failings at hospitals, including Staffordshire Hospital and the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. …

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