Barr and Dowding’s 4th edition offers a well-structured and comprehensive experience for health professionals and students wishing to consolidate, or further develop and apply their leadership skills to clinical practice. The book covers important elements of leadership from exploring the nature and theory of leadership, through ethical, legal and professional aspects before arriving at leadership for change.
A refreshingly readable, engaging, comprehensive review of contemporary leadership in healthcare. I will be recommending this book to both aspiring and experienced healthcare leaders on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. It is clearly written, logically structured and addresses complex issues in an accessible, personable manner.
Comprehensive text book that offers contemporary discussion of leadership related issues in health and social care. I have submitted a request for the book to our Library.
Excellent Book - highly recommended. Straight forward approach with extremely relevant examples that help build understanding and confidence within the field of healthcare leadership.
It is very beneficiary my course. My students find it very useful and easy to follow.
It is very beneficiary for my course. My students find it very useful and easy to follow.
Important for future leaders in all health care positions
This is a very relevant text for Health Visiting students as leadership is a key aspect of their role. The inclusion of case studies and activities are particularly welcome as they encourage engagement with the content and application to practice.
Leadership is a module within our specialist practice course. Using the previous edition this book has been adopted and added to students essential reading list