The Impact of Healthcare Board Characteristics on Performance of NHS: The Case of England

Aly, Doaa A ORCID: 0000-0002-2037-6879, Abdelqader, Muath, Darwish, Tamer K ORCID: 0000-0003-1815-9338 and Katarzyna, Scott (2021) The Impact of Healthcare Board Characteristics on Performance of NHS: The Case of England. Public Money and Management. (In Press)

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Abstract

This study seeks to explore the impact of board characteristics of England’s National Health Services (NHS) on their financial and non-financial performance. Based on publicly available annual reports, we found that profitability and effectiveness of public hospitals are influenced by their board structure. Findings showed that board stability (with minimal directors’ turnover), clinical representation on the board, percentage of board meetings attendance, number of Non-executive directors on the board, and CEO length of service are notably positive performance indicators.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Board characteristics; CEO; Financial and non-financial performance; NHS; England
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business > HF5601 Accounting. Bookkeeping
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG4001 Finance management. Business finance
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA407 Health status indicators.
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Tamer Darwish
Date Deposited: 19 May 2021 11:05
Last Modified: 19 May 2021 11:15
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/9634

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