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20 Oct 2021

Walking the talk: Board actions that enable improvement

Kerry Robinson shares some actions that can help board members get closer to staff members' experience of improvement, to better enable and empower them to make positive changes for patients.

Kerry RobinsonKerry Robinson
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18 Oct 2021

Recent government funding announcements: what do they really mean for trusts?

Amelia Chong discusses what the recent government funding announcements mean for NHS trusts and the key questions that governors should be asking as a result.

Amelia ChongAmelia Chong
Blog
18 Oct 2021

What motivated me to become a governor?

Loretta Light discusses what motivated her to become a governor of South Central Ambulance Foundation NHS Trust.

Loretta LightLoretta Light
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18 Oct 2021

Five key principles for regulation and oversight in a systems world

Leanora Volpe discusses the key principles for regulation and oversight of integrated care systems alongside trusts, and the questions governors must consider.

Leanora VolpeLeanora Volpe
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18 Oct 2021

Three is the magic number – a trio of staff, stakeholder and lead governor

Clare Illingworth discusses her journey to becoming a governor at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and her experiences of juggling other responsibilities alongside her role.

Clare IllingworthClare Illingworth
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15 Oct 2021

Place: The real testing ground for system reforms

Georgia Butterworth and Toby Lewis explore how place serves as the real testing ground for local government and health services working together to prioritise population health.

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13 Oct 2021

Delivering excellent care at the heart of the community

Siobhan Melia discusses how her organisation successfully managed to deliver more than 700,000 COVID-19 vaccines to locals and beyond.

Siobhan MeliaSiobhan Melia
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12 Oct 2021

An urgent call for ambulance support

Isabel Lawicka and Anna Parry discuss the ambulance sector's need for urgent funding from this month's upcoming comprehensive spending review.

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11 Oct 2021

Quality in the design of integrated care systems

Dr Amar Shah discusses what board members can do to support the adoption of best practice quality improvement approaches in the design of place-based and integrated care systems.

Dr Amar ShahDr Amar Shah
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10 Oct 2021

Mental health in an unequal world: we need a fresh sense of urgency in tackling the mental health care backlog

On World Mental Health day, Saffron Cordery discusses the urgent need to tackle the mental health care backlog and what mental health services need from the upcoming comprehensive spending review.

Saffron CorderySaffron Cordery
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07 Oct 2021

ICSs take over in just six months, but many questions remain unanswered

Georgia Butterworth explores the aspects of system working that are currently preoccupying trust leaders, with six months to go until integrated care systems (ICSs) become statutory bodies.

Georgia ButterworthGeorgia Butterworth
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05 Oct 2021

What happens when you just add imagination in healthcare?

Kevin Kennedy discusses how Blue Prism's innovative NHS customers are injecting a healthy dose of automation into their organisations core functions, from clinical workflow to HR and finance.

Kevin KennedyKevin Kennedy
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