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Yvonne Coghill: resilience is key to good leadership

Resilience, drive and energy are essential traits for people in leadership positions in the NHS, especially for those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, says Yvonne Coghill. 
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Resilience, drive and energy are essential traits for people in leadership positions in the NHS, especially for those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, says Yvonne Coghill

As the dust settles on the recent presidential election in the United States, and the world starts to come to terms with Donald Trump as the US president-elect, my thoughts are still with Hillary Clinton.

Whatever your political views, you have to admire her resilience; she has been in politics for decades but still has the drive, energy and commitment to keep pushing forward and trying to make a difference.

Resilience is a crucial part of leadership success, as identified by NHS Improvement chief nurse Ruth May when she launched the organisation’s new

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