Why is self awareness important?

Self awareness is seen as a key skill for leaders in health and social care.

This link takes you to the section on self awareness from the Leadership Framework for the NHS.

This report on Outstanding Leadership in Social Care similarly highlights the importance of self awareness

Explore these reources further to find out what else are considered to be the essential qualities in a leader.

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Image: Outstanding Leadership in Social Care (2011) National Skills Academy for Social Care