Chapter 1. The Context of Healthcare Leadership in Britain Today

  1. Melanie Jasper and
  2. Mansour Jumaa
  1. Melanie Jasper

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch1

Effective Healthcare Leadership

Effective Healthcare Leadership

How to Cite

Jasper, M. and Jumaa, M. (2005) The Context of Healthcare Leadership in Britain Today, in Effective Healthcare Leadership, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121828

Online ISBN: 9780470774984



  • healthcare;
  • britain;
  • leadership;
  • intellectual flexibility;
  • personal integrity


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The context of leadership within the British National Health Service

  • A culturally specific concept of leadership

  • Transformational leadership- the latest trend?

  • Leadership in nursing a case study for healthcare

  • Small steps- giant strides

  • Leadership is about influencing what happens tomorrow today

  • Reference