This article is the first in a series of seven articles on an initiative undertaken in NHS Lanarkshire where a creative partnership with the University of the West of Scotland established a shared commitment to developing nursing and midwifery leadership. This article describes the national context within Scotland. It provides an overview of the innovative programmes of work and systems devised to support leadership throughout the organisation with a particular focus on quality of care.
Nursing Standard. 29, 9, 43-49. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.9.43.e9034Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review
Received: 31 March 2014
Accepted: 06 June 2014
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