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Leaders vs Managers when implementing improvement?

What if I answer my question in the first sentence, saying both are important – will you read on to find out more? It is common to summarise differences between leadership and management; The manager’s job is to plan, organize

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Posted in change, implementation, improvement, leadership, management

What skills do you need to improve?

Many of us have accepted challenges to improve a service in which we have worked. Sometimes we were successful. But often when were not, we just moved on to a different place and project. Sometimes lessons have been learned, but

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Is there evidence for leadership in healthcare?

The concept of leadership is considered important for clinical practice, but the research evidence for the benefits of leadership, particularly on patient care are sparse. There are some explanations for this… The management literature is heavy with theoretical articles describing

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Posted in clinical outcomes, clinical practice, evidence, healthcare professional, leadership, management

Knowledge translation insights from management

Knowledge translation (KT) in healthcare is often criticised for being too linear. However, a lot of clinical research and healthcare literature is conceived and expressed in a linear fashion. Therefore, it is often challenging to recognise that the translation of

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Posted in evidence-based health care, implementation, information, knowledge, knowledge translation, learning, management