'NHS must respect -- and pay -- leaders more.'

Brockett, James
May 2008
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p14
The article states that the British National Health Service (NHS) should be prepared to pay more money to get the best leaders and managers, according to management guru Gerry Robinson. Robinson said that while the health service was prepared to invest in medical technology, it often did not invest in getting the right people. The biggest problem in the NHS is the quality of management, he added. He also noted that the key elements of leadership were clarity, consistency, courage and taking responsibility.


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