Leadership themes

Developing the direction of medical leadership and management

Our work at FMLM pursues a number of important medical leadership and management themes and these are often shared by others who work in the field.

Here, we pull items related to these themes together in one place so that you can focus on those that are of most interest to you.


There are a number of subjects that catch public attention and generate a lot of interest among those focussed on medical leadership and management. We call these “Conversations” and capture them here for your interest.


The Francis Report has many implications for healthcare leaders. Leadership is repeatedly cited as both part of the problem and the solution.


Published in July 2013, the Keogh mortality review assessed the care and treatment provided by 14 NHS Trusts in England.

Women in Leadership

Women are underrepresented in medical leadership roles, an issue that has seen much debate.

National Conference 2015 themes

500 people attended our third national conference, held in Manchester, not only to explore what healthcare might look like in five years’ time, but also to hone ideas and discuss the roles medical leaders and managers will have within that...