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Transformational change in action

02 February 2011

Nursing Management


In recent years, there has been an imperative to improve productivity in the NHS. This requires the use of appropriate tools and appropriate leadership at all levels...

Essential leadership skills for motivating and developing staff

31 August 2011

Nursing Management


Achieving and sustaining high quality patient care and containing costs are important aspects of a nurse manager’s role, and a successful manager needs to have the...

Processes to engage and motivate staff

01 December 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Nursing has a history of poor workplace contexts in which the focus has been on performing and completing tasks, rather than engaging fully with patients. Further,...

Embedding a culture of evidence-based practice

26 November 2012

Nursing Management


Evidence-based practice (EBP) can improve patient outcomes, cost effectiveness and staff satisfaction, and nursing care should be based on the best available...

Improving door-to-needle times for patients with suspected neutropenic sepsis

10 November 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Neutropenic sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of chemotherapy and has an associated mortality of 2% to 21%. Patients can deteriorate rapidly and...

Does leadership style of modern matrons contribute to safer and more effective clinical services?

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

At the time of writing, the author was a modern matron in a surgical division of an NHS teaching hospital in London. This article considers the differences between...

Leadership styles in nursing

21 June 2017

Nursing Standard


Nurses are often asked to think about leadership, particularly in times of rapid change in healthcare, and where questions have been raised about whether leaders and...

Developing nurses’ transformational leadership skills

16 August 2017

Nursing Standard


Healthcare is a complex area with significant potential for service improvement despite the effects of increasing economic and social pressures on the quality and...

Developing a nurse-led clinic using transformational leadership

25 March 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses are at the forefront of implementing and managing change, given constantly changing healthcare services and the increase in demand for health care. Therefore,...

Working together to reduce health inequalities in the Marmot City of Coventry

27 February 2017

Primary Health Care

Evidence & practice

In 2013, organisations across the city of Coventry committed to work together to reduce differences in health outcomes between the most affluent and most deprived...
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