NHS Improvement (2018) The ward leader's handbook. London: NHSI.
NHS (2019) Interim NHS people plan.
Section two covers improving the leadership culture in the NHS in England.
NHS England: NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)
Includes the 2019 WRES report, previous reports, and details of phase two.
West M, Bailey S and Williams E (2020) The courage of compassion. Supporting nurses and midwives to deliver high quality care. London: King’s Fund.
RCN Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum
Find out about the work of the forum including the Emerging Leaders project.
McMahon A and Sin CH (2015) A guide to economic assessment in nursing. Harrow: RCNi.
RCN Clinical topic: Quality improvement
Health Education England (2015) Understanding and maximising leadership in pre-registration healthcare curricula: research report. London: HEE.
IntraHealth International, Nursing Now and Johnson and Johnson (2019) Investing in the power of nurse leadership: what will it take?
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the gender-related barriers to and facilitators of nurse leadership and makes recommendations for policymakers and implementers.
Kolyva K, Butt N and Eames J (2018) #150 leaders evaluation: fostering student leadership. London: Council of Deans.
NHS Improvement (2019) Developing people - improving care.
NHS Leadership Academy (2013) The healthcare leadership model: the nine dimensions of leadership behaviour. Leeds: NHS Leadership Academy.
Steward K (2014) Exploring CQC's well-led domain. London: Kings Fund.
Timmins N (2015) The practice of system leadership: being comfortable with chaos. London: Kings Fund.
West M, Eckert R, Steward K and Passmore B (2014) Delivering collective leadership for health care. London: The Kings Fund.
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