Reflections on People-Centred Leadership in the NHS

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John Sturrock has contributed the following reflections, on leadership in the NHS, to Reform Scotland’s excellent NHS 2048 initiative:   “The key to doing well lies not in overcoming others, but in eliciting their co-operation.” (Robert Axelrod)  “…whatever change …

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The power of letting bygones be bygones

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“Forgiveness… call me naive… it has worked for me”. These words of a man who, as a schoolboy in Northern Ireland, was blinded by a bullet fired by a British soldier are captured in the …

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A ‘high trust’ economy will be more productive

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“It’s all about trust, isn’t it?” observed my assistant mediator in a recent mediation where property investors resolved a long-running dispute with their professional advisers, having incurred considerable legal costs.  It was good to see …

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Difficult tasks ahead for peacemakers

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As a mediator, and therefore as someone predisposed to peace-making, the situation in Ukraine is deeply troubling. Is there a time when peace-making is redundant? We must hope not. The alternative seems too awful to …

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