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Clinicians in management: does it make a difference?

 

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Clinicians in management: does it make a difference?

This research has found that the boards remain dominated by non-clinicians, such as accountants and managers and that clinicians make up an average of just 26% of board members in English hospital trusts, with major variations around the country.

It looks at the relationship between having doctors on the boards of trusts and patient satisfaction rates, patient morbidity rates and how highly the hospital’s management is regarded.