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Biggest shake-up in health and social care leadership in a generation to improve patient care: comment from report coauthor Dame Linda Pollard
  1. Ben Claxton,
  2. Sophie Barlett
  1. United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Care, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ben Claxton, United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Care, London SW1H 0EU, UK; Ben.Claxton{at}dhsc.gov.uk

Abstract

The Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has welcomed the publication of an independent review of health and adult social care leadership, led by General Sir Gordon Messenger and Dame Linda Pollard—and, in what will be the biggest shake-up in health and social care leadership in a generation, is accepting all seven transformative recommendations they have put forward.

  • public health
  • medical leadership
  • patient-centred care

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  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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