News about our Michael West’s book

Since publishing ‘Compassionate Leadership in Health and Social Care’ by Professor Michael A. West in July 2021, the book has been featured in various journals and Michael has also been invited to give various talks and participate in some podcasts too.

We have collated a little list of all the Little-Big book’s outings in various articles and of Michael’s talks below.

Top 5 books on Compassionate Leadership

Top Five Compassionate Leadership Books of 2021 — Center for Compassionate Leadership

Book reviews/mentions

BMJ (mention): Rammya Mathew: Building compassionate and joyful workplaces (

BJGP (review): Book review: Compassionate Leadership – BJGP Life

The Psychologist (article): Collective and compassionate leadership | The Psychologist (

National Guardian (freedom to speak uk): National Guardian’s Office

NHS Employers (article): Teamworking, psychological safety and compassionate leadership | NHS Employers

Health Manager: Tools & Techniques for Compassionate Leadership | Health Manager


BMJ Leader/FMLM Bookchat on twitter:  #BMJLeaderchat – Twitter Search / Twitter

Book Blogs

Sue Robins (review): A Commentary on the Compassionate Leadership Book (


HEIW article and podcast: Articles – Gwella HEIW Leadership Portal for Wales

NHS Race Health Observatory panel with Michael: Videos Archives – NHS – Race and Health ObservatoryNHS – Race and Health Observatory (

BMJ podcast with Bob Klaber: The BMJ Podcast: Life Support – Being a compassionate colleague on Apple Podcasts
Podcast with Tom Rogers: The Morning Break with Tom Rogers 09-09-21 – Teachers Talk Radio | Podcast on Spotify

Podcast with Chris Whitehead: The Compassionate Leadership Interview | Podcast | Sheffield (


The King’s Fund/Future Learn – free course on Compassionate Leadership online: Leading with Kindness and Compassion – Health & Social Care Course – FutureLearn

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