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25 Sep 2020

After the speeches: What now for NHS staff race discrimination?

Roger Kline, research fellow at Middlesex University, sets out 10 suggestions for boards and integrated care system leaders to ensure faster progress to tackle workforce race discrimination.

Roger KlineRoger Kline
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24 Sep 2020

No more bluster and bluff: Test and trace has to work

Chris Hopson highlights the vital need for Test and Trace to work in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Chris HopsonChris Hopson
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23 Sep 2020

Leading from the top on diversity and inclusion

Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust chief executive Patricia Miller looks at actions boards should take to make progress on equality, diversity and inclusion.

Patricia MillerPatricia Miller
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22 Sep 2020

Sustaining the momentum on digital transformation

Saffron Cordery reflects on the learnings from the first few months of our new Digital Boards programme, and looks at what's next.

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18 Sep 2020

Five unmissable speakers at NHS Providers' Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020

Katherine Mason highlights five speakers she's most looking forward to hearing from at this year's annual conference and exhibition.

Katherine MasonKatherine Mason
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17 Sep 2020

Psychological safety and why it matters

Catherine Harrison discusses psychological safety during the pandemic and why it is important for the wellbeing of health and care workers.

Catherine HarrisonCatherine Harrison
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17 Sep 2020

Supporting health workers’ psychological health during the pandemic

Bev Fitzsimons, director of the Point of Care Foundation, highlights the importance of supporting health workers psychological health during the pandemic.

Bev FitzsimonsBev Fitzsimons
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11 Sep 2020

How communications leaders stepped up during the pandemic

Ross Wigham, NHS Providers communication leads network chair, reflects on how well NHS communicators have performed during the pandemic.

Ross WighamRoss Wigham
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10 Sep 2020

Zeroing in

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Mersey Care Foundation Trust chief executive Joe Rafferty shares his views on why this year is important for all NHS providers.

Joe RaffertyJoe Rafferty
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02 Sep 2020

How Get a Jab, Give a Jab is protecting NHS staff and patients from the flu

Steffi Camm, fundraising officer at Unicef, and Matthew Winn, chief executive of Cambridgshire Community Services NHS Trust, discuss a flu jab initiative.

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27 Aug 2020

When we hold someone accountable, what do we mean?

John Coutts writes that accountability must be defined, and that it remains crucial that accountability is rooted alongside the legal power to decide and act.

John CouttsJohn Coutts
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26 Aug 2020

Making 2020s the decade we deliver real change for people with a learning disability and autism

Saffron Cordery sheds light on the difficult challenges people with a learning disability and autism face before and in the aftermath of COVID-19.

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