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Nursing leadership: which type is right for you?

Effective leadership can inspire staff and improve care – and there are many styles to choose from

Effective leadership can inspire staff and improve care – and there are many styles to choose from

  • Many styles of leadership can be found in nursing, such as authentic, compassionate and transformational
  • Leadership experts say styles are there to inform and guide nurses, rather than put them in a single box
  • Find out the different types of leadership – which traits do you display, and what do you aspire to?

Nurses are potential leaders at every stage of their career, and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of effective leadership more than ever.

An important component of many leadership courses is understanding the style of leader you are

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