Creating tomorrow today: seven simple rules for leaders. Blog four: Predict and prevent: start at an earlier stage (“upstream”) in the intervention or care processes by Helen Bevan and Göran Henriks

We have created a set of “seven simple rules” for leaders who want to create tomorrow today, based on our collective learning over seven decades as leaders and internal change agents in the health and care systems in England and Sweden and the work we have done with leaders in health and care in many […]

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“Bright spot thinking – learning from best practice to tackle inequalities in cardiovascular disease” by Tom Gardiner

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England. A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Collecting the data is just the start” by Josie O’Heney

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Don’t just screen, intervene” by Liam Loftus

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“It’s the big K…” by Emma Hadley

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Leadership Development: Opportunities for Students” by Harjeevan Singh Kang

We’ve all heard about how doctors are required to be leaders. You’re probably also aware of a few high-profile cases picked up by the media which focussed on when things went wrong: scandals which received thorough investigation, and reports which drew attention to how a lack of leadership can severely compromise patient care. In fact, […]

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The biggest and most untapped asset in the NHS is the time and skills of its professionals by Simon Kaye

This is the third blog in a series about timebanking. You can read the first blog here and the second blog here.   Change is once again afoot in the NHS. Medical professionals, policy experts, and the closely watching general public know that our health service is no stranger to reorganisation. But some things never seem […]

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