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There are many definitions of leadership, models for improving it and concepts to describe different forms of it. What if, we broke it down to something simple, something that everyone can do, no complex analysis needed – just good old human nature, intrinsic motivators and kindness. The IHI framework for improving joy in work doesn’t…Read more »
Unlocking creativity, doing something different, having fun, exploring colours, relaxing and doodling away…are all rare in the healthcare setting when faced with constant pressures, no time to do anything, being governed by boring policies and feeling a sense of burnout. Despite this, I have started to see a wonderful shift lots of people in the…Read more »
To find comfort, joy and happiness in the workplace is not easy. Now more than ever, there is more pressure to perform, conform and become the norm. There’s no time, there’s no freedom, there’s no reflective process. How can we bring joy to work, comfort, love and kindness under such conditions? It’s time to stop.…Read more »
The McKinsey 7s model is a great tool to think about organisational changes in the wider system, environment and context. It recognises for improvements to be made and sustained, there are several factors that need to be aligned with a central shared purpose. It has a combination of “hard elements” (strategy, structure and systems) which…Read more »
On 6th November 2016, the idea for Endpjparalysis was born in a tweet A seed of “caring” was planted. A flower of “compassion” grew. A field of “nurturing” blossomed. What is Endpjparalysis? Endpjparalysis is a national campaign with the most simplest yet ingenious purpose: encouraging patients in hospitals to get dressed in their own clothes,…Read more »
Information, knowledge and guidance is so important for service users within healthcare. Knowing how to look after ourselves, who to contact when we have concerns or what to do when things go wrong (in relation to our health) is so important. Think of the time when a patient didn’t ring or ask to come sooner…Read more »
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