Blog 2017-06-14T14:13:04+00:00

The Dearden blog

Here we pull together insights, news and research which we hope will be both useful and thought provoking. Please feel free to comment in the boxes provided. We look forward to joining you in some stimulating discussions.

Assessing leadership skills and values at interview with the FMLM

The recruitment of clinical leaders with the right leadership skills and values has become a critical issue. The implications of making the wrong selection decision are serious. This half day workshop is for those responsible for appointing clinical leaders and is designed to build skills and knowledge in assessing leadership capability and values.

Values Based Recruitment: An Update of the NHS’s Position

Since the publication of the Francis report into the failings of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust there has been increasing focus on the need to recruit NHS and public health staff with the right values, as well as skills. This has led many employers in the NHS to review their recruitment processes: the aim of this article is to clarify requirements set out by Government and to share best practice in, and progress made by NHS organisations.