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Leadership Skills for Prison Nurses: A Toolkit for Change.

By Clare Bennett, Jane Perry and Tracy Lapworth


This article, the second in a five-part series, explores leadership skills for nurses working in the criminal justice system to effect change in service provision. The article discusses different leadership styles and distinguishes management from leadership. Factors that influence change are outlined, as is the need for emotional intelligence, teamwork and collaborative working. Change management, negotiating ability and conflict management are important skills that nurses should develop to become effective leader

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Publisher: RCN Publishing
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