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Leadership for health commissioning in the new NHS: exploring the early development of Clinical Commissioning Groups in England

Coleman, A., Segar, J., Checkland, K., McDermott, I., Harrison, S., Peckham, Stephen (2014) Leadership for health commissioning in the new NHS: exploring the early development of Clinical Commissioning Groups in England. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 29 (1). pp. 75-81. ISSN 1477-7266. (doi:10.1108/JHOM-04-2013-0075) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:42030)

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Abstract

“The upsurge of interest in leadership in the English National Health Service (NHS) is

sector. This is because strong leadership is seen as critical to navigating transition

2003 p251)

These words were written in 2003, but are equally relevant today as the Health and Social Care Act

Health Service (NHS) in England to date. The legislation abolished Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and

211 newly developing Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) from April 2013. These groups are

part of the Governments’ stated desire to create a clinically-driven commissioning system that is

parallel changes, also aimed at increasing clinical leadership of the service (NHSCB 2011a). In this

how this aspiration towards a ‘clinically-led’ system is playing out in practice. We investigate two

major change – responsible guardianship and positive deviancy (Allen and Wade 2011). What

changes affecting the English NHS is followed by a brief discussion of relevant literature relating to

with a final discussion section exploring the significance of these findings for NHS policy and

practice.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/JHOM-04-2013-0075
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R729 Types of medical practice > R729.5.G4 General practice
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Stephen Peckham
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2014 13:31 UTC
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 12:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42030 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Peckham, Stephen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7002-2614
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