It helps to know “why” before you do “what” by Roger Kline

Following on from the powerful blog “After the speeches…” that outlined actions needed to reduce discrimination, we are delighted to publish part eight of a ten part blog series by Roger Kline with suggestions on how to tackle structural racism in the NHS. In the Second Wave of COVID-19 the NHS is committed to avoid […]

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Don’t call me a hero… by Kate Atkin

The accolade of being a “hero” has sat uncomfortably on some people’s shoulders within NHS staff and other key workers. High accolades such as “hero”, “amazing”, “awesome” etc while intended to show appreciation, acknowledgement and praise are not always received in that way, and there could be an underlying reason… Maybe ‘heroic’ accolades invoke feelings […]

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Real-time learning from the virtual world: international insights on online innovation learning by Rob Sheffield, Geert Schols & Florian Hameister

In this blog, three authors from Germany, Netherlands and the UK, share their first-hand experiences of helping their clients build innovation and leadership capabilities in the context of a COVID-19 global pandemic. As we write, our current conversations with clients reflect two broad issues. First, how do we enable innovation, as well as deliver short […]

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Time to change the paradigm by Roger Kline

Following on from the powerful blog “After the speeches…” that outlined actions needed to reduce discrimination, we are delighted to publish part four of a ten part blog series by Roger Kline with suggestions on how to tackle structural racism in the NHS. For decades NHS employers have largely assumed that having policies, procedures and […]

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Data and race discrimination: problem sensing or comfort seeking? by Roger Kline

Following on from the powerful blog “After the speeches…” that outlined actions needed to reduce discrimination, we are delighted to publish a ten part blog series by Roger Kline with suggestions on how to tackle structural racism in the NHS. “We know – intellectually – that confronting an issue is the only way to resolve […]

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Those who cannot do so cannot be entrusted to lead the NHS by Roger Kline

Following on from the powerful blog “After the speeches…” that outlined actions needed to reduce discrimination, we are delighted to publish a ten part blog series by Roger Kline with suggestions on how to tackle structural racism in the NHS. In 2018, internationally known recruitment consultants told an NHS organisation I was advising that “inclusion” […]

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Leading wisely in the post-COVID-19 era by Dr. Ole Tjomsland and Dr. Jan Frich

Health care delivery systems and health care leaders globally are facing huge shifts in clinical services following the COVID-19 pandemic. Societal closedown has led to a decline both in acute and elective services, and hospitals have restructured services in order to manage patients with suspected COVID-19. Staff-fatigue and hospitals not designed for cohort isolation may […]

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