'Granny school' proves a hit for NHS leaders

Griffiths, Julie
March 2008
People Management;3/20/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p16
The article offers information on the granny school for childcare scheme established by a group of midwives in Fife, Scotland as part of a National Health Service (NHS) programme. Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIDP) Scottish Students' Conference in March 2008, Jim McGoldrick, chairman of Fife NHS Board, stated that the programme had resulted in leaders facilitating staff innovations. He added that the emotional intelligence was as critical to the programme as it was to good leadership.


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