Dr Steve Feast is senior adviser on health and wellbeing at the Department of Health.
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Giving up clinical practice can be the right decision for many clinicians taking on management roles, writes Steve Feast
Clinical leadership is urgently needed to improve the care older people receive. Steve Feast explains
The leadership structure of general practice is changing rapidly as fewer and fewer GP partners employ increasing numbers of salaried GPs. A new governance model is emerging.
When I was a GP I was always amazed at the degree to which people remembered and actually acted upon my advice. Frequently the advice sought was not obviously related to any of my medical training or education - it was instead based upon a sense of respect and trust ...
Considering how many talented clinicians there are in the NHS leadership ranks, relatively few actually make the transition from local clinical leadership roles to senior system-wide or executive positions.