Leading improvement is complex and challenging. It requires a broad range of skills and behaviours to bring about the changes required.

These articles, published in the British Journal of Healthcare Management and reproduced by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, endeavour to pull together useful published research and learned opinion and draw out some of the key behaviours, skills, and attributes necessary for successful quality improvement leadership.

It is a simple, practical and challenging summary of the skills required to be a good quality improvement leader.

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