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Clinicians urged to become managers

8th April 2009

The health service may ask junior doctors to carry out internships with directors in order to enhance their management skills.

Nigel Edwards, policy director at the NHS Confederation, said: "Many doctors who have the potential to be outstanding leaders feel reluctant to commit to top jobs because of a perceived toxicity in the roles and a sense of what the potential career progression will be afterwards."

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