Resources

We are continuously updating our resources pages to give you the chance to find information relevant to your career stage or specific need.

These could include key publications, articles, online learning materials and databases, and orginate from a range of organisations and experts that we feel will help support those who are already involved in medical leadership and management, or those who want to develop their leadership and management skills. Please enquiries [at] fmlm [dot] ac [dot] uk (contact us if you know of relevant resources) that would be useful for this section of our website.

Featured

Webinar

The webinar provided an overview of the need for training in professional decision making and shared decision making to give confidence, knowledge and tools to junior doctors and allied health professionals to speak up.

02 Jul 2015

Article

If there is ever an opportunity to add in an eighth deadly sin, then I am putting my hand up to nominate 'assumption'. In my experience, assumption is already the #1 business and workplace sin; the destroyer of deals, the terroriser of team dynamics.

01 Jun 2015

Article

Humility is not a word often associated with modern leaders. Indeed, a humble leader is almost a contradiction in terms. But it shouldn’t be. You only have to consider the recent shenanigans at FIFA, the world governing body of football to see this.

04 Jun 2015

Article

What we become is in very large part the result of how we, and in some cases if we, choose to use the talents we were born with, learn from the experiences we have, and apply that learning along the way. It’s just about that simple.

04 Jun 2015

Publication

A qualitative study of four NHS trusts in London and the South of England has identified the factors contributing to low appraisal rates and their implications. The resulting report, 'Understanding the drivers of appraisal rates within acute trusts', outlines ten recommendations for improving rates of appraisal.

22 Oct 2014

Webinar

Time to think, a methodology developed by Nancy Kline, is based on the premise that the quality of everything we do depends on the quality of the thinking we do first, and the quality of our thinking depends on how we are treated when we are thinking. Watch the webinar.

22 May 2015

Webinar

The final webinar in the Better Training, Better Care Programme (BTBC) looked back at the lessons learnt throughout the project. Dr Nikki Kaanani, GP, Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management QI lead, revisited the previous sessions and summed up the lessons learnt.

21 May 2015

Audio/Video

Professor Michael West, senior fellow at The King’s Fund, delivered this year’s Lilly lecture – on Leading cultures that deliver high quality care – to an audience of esteemed guests including royal college presidents, academics, senior doctors, trainees and medical students.

10 May 2015

Publication

The report draws on findings from a survey into leadership in the NHS and HayGroup's experience of working with healthcare leaders to explore why medical leadership succession planning and talent management is such a big challenge.

11 May 2015

Article

The moment we stop striving and begin to coast on our good reputation – this is the perilous moment when we settle for “good enough.” And, this is the moment that, at best, change stops and, at worst, we revert back to our old ways. In behavioral change, there are no absolutes. We never achieve perfect patience or generosity, empathy or humility.

05 May 2015

Article

Leaders are rarely recruited to maintain the status quo. When they are it is often a recipe for disaster. Probably the best example of this is the recruitment of David Moyes to follow the hugely successful tenure of Sir Alex Ferguson as manager of the football club Manchester United. Moyes was the continuity candidate, someone in the same image as Ferguson – dour, Scottish, fiercely committed and intense.

04 May 2015

Article

When I hear the phrase “managing up,” I automatically think of the seemingly spineless J. Pierrepont Finch who rises from window washer to president of Worldwide Wicket Company in 'How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying'.

01 May 2015

Webinar

The webinar looked at ‘Make Every Moment Count’ - a pilot project which sought to address the gap between learning from everyday recognised problems and everyday practice.

01 May 2015

Webinar

We looked at the role role collaborative leadership played to the success of an innovative project which aimed to improve basic psychiatric training.

30 Apr 2015

Article

Changing behavior involves hard work and it takes time. If you want to be a better leader, a better professional, or just a better person you’ll have to do some work!

07 Apr 2015

Contemporary Leadership

Timely wisdom on a timeless topic! FMLM has partnered with Thinkers50, the leading experts on management ideas, to bring our members a series of articles that distill the very latest thinking on a subject that has fascinated mankind for thousands of years.