Whither the elephant?: the continuing development of clinical leadership in the UK National Health Services.

  title={Whither the elephant?: the continuing development of clinical leadership in the UK National Health Services.},
  author={John Duncan Edmonstone},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  volume={29 3},
The paper revisits the theme of clinical leadership in UK countries, following an earlier (2009) review. It examines the competency-based approach; considers the emerging voices of clinical leaders; explores the results of evaluation research studies; identifies learning from intra-UK and international comparisons and considers the issue of leader development versus leadership development. It concludes that there is little conceptual clarity; that there continues to be a major disconnect… CONTINUE READING
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