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.

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Article

Once we get over whining because ‘life isn’t fair’ – we can become more effective at influencing others, making a positive difference! Have you ever worked with someone who incessantly whined about how unfair things are, how bad, how wrong or how irrational? When people constantly whine and complain, they inhibit any chance they have for impacting the future. Their managers view them as annoying, and their direct reports and co-workers view them as inept.

31 Jul 2015

Article

How often have you leaned across your desk or paused in an office doorway to ask a colleague a question? Or raised your eyebrows at a team member, during a meeting with a tricky client, in silent, supportive communication? Along with water cooler conversations, these small confidences and day-to-day interactions are the building blocks of great working relationships.

24 Jul 2015

Article

One of the off-putting aspects of leadership is that it can be seen as status-driven. The L-word has connotations of egotistical empire building. When we think of leaders, we may picture slick politicians or smug captains of industry - men and women who have thrust themselves into the limelight for selfish reasons. But it shouldn’t be this way.

03 Aug 2015

Webinar

Interactions between healthcare professionals and industry contribute to improved patient care through medical innovation, research and education. However, conflicts of interest that compromise patient care may arise unexpectedly.

22 Jul 2015

Publication

Two new guides from the the Royal College of Surgeons of England: 'Good surgical practice' sets out the standards for all surgeons, regardless of specialty, grade or whether they practise in the NHS or in the private sector; 'Duty of candour' provides guidance on both the professional and the statutory duty of candour for surgeons and their employers.

17 Jul 2015

Article

The world’s biggest supercomputer is a big deal. We met the managers and leaders from the Japanese company Fujitsu involved in this huge project. It was striking how down-to-earth they were. The Fujitsu team were not classic Silicon Valley material. They were neither hip nor cool. There were no jeans, not even chinos. No casual wear; nothing casual at all.

16 Jul 2015

Article

If you don't ask yourself the tough personal questions, you'll never change. If you do, you will. Learn what those questions are and how to ask them in just two minutes a day! So, what is the #1 joy killer today? What is killing our happiness and engagement on such a wide-scale?

09 Jul 2015

Article

Contrary to what you may have heard, the fabled glass ceiling that holds women back from top jobs is still alive and well. A 2013 Harvard Law Review report noted that, although there has been progress in both the public and private sectors across the world towards balancing the gender gap in the boardroom, progress remains uneven.

16 Jul 2015

Webinar

“Coproduction is an idea whose time has come… people’s needs are better met when they are involved in an equal and reciprocal relationship with professionals and others, working together to get things done.”

09 Jul 2015

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

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.