A robust guide for students to the leadership and management of inter-agency collaborative endeavours. It summarises recent trends in policy and uses international evidence to set out useful frameworks and approaches.
Helen Dickinson is a researcher at the Health Services Management Centre, with an interest in evaluating the outcomes of health and social care partnerships. Recent research and consultancy work include producing research-based but accessible discussion papers for funders such as the Wanless Review of the funding of adult social care, the NHS Institute and the Care Services Improvement Partnership.
Edward Peck is Professor of Public Services Development and Director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Birmingham. As a former NHS manager of mental health services, an acknowledged expert on the theory and practice of public sector partnerships and a leading practitioner of leadership development in public services, he is probably uniquely placed to write a text on leadership in partnership settings.
Gemma Carey is Senior Lecturer and National Health and Medical Research Fellow with the University of New South Wales, Australia. She has published widely on different aspects of public administration and public health.
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