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25 May 2022

The NHS must be more ambitious in combating inequalities faced by disabled staff

Oliver Potter discusses how the NHS is uniquely positioned to play a central and pioneering role in tackling inequalities both for disabled patients and its disabled staff.

Oliver PotterOliver Potter
Blog
23 May 2022

When partnerships turn sour: Why leaders need to go back to basics and build relationships from the bottom up

Penny Pereira, initiative director at Q, discusses the four essentials that support successful partnership working in a world of integrated care.

Penny PereiraPenny Pereira
Blog
20 May 2022

How providers are delivering on tackling backlogs

Ella Fuller highlights the great work trusts are doing to bear down on the care backlog from our latest Providers Deliver podcast series.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
Blog
11 May 2022

Awareness, loneliness and the story of demand for mental health services in the NHS

In support of mental health awareness week, Yasmin Al-haboubi and Kenny Oladimeji discuss this year's theme of loneliness and the pressures facing mental health services in the NHS.

Blog
11 May 2022

Delivering digital is the board's business

Yinka Makinde, director of digital workforce at NHS England and NHS Improvement, discusses the ways boards can realise the opportunities of digital transformation.

Yinka MakindeYinka Makinde
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06 May 2022

Trust, Working Partnerships and Collaboration in the NHS

Clive Lewis, chief executive officer for Globis Mediation Group explores building trust and developing shared cultures when working in partnership and collaboration.

Clive LewisClive Lewis
Blog
03 May 2022

Learning from digital successes and failures

Dan Sheldon, Public Digital Network health technology specialist, discusses key considerations for successful digital delivery and learnings from NHS Providers' Digital Boards programme.

Dan SheldonDan Sheldon
Blog
26 Apr 2022

Reform, transformation or recovery – what does the NHS really need?

Isabel Lawicka discusses a recent speech by health and social care secretary Sajid Javid on his vision for NHS reform, and the need for the NHS to be supported on its path of continuous improvement.

Isabel LawickaIsabel Lawicka
Blog
20 Apr 2022

Urgent focus needed on backlogs in children and young people's services

Miriam Deakin and Daniel Reynolds, on behalf of the Community Network, discuss the urgent need for a plan to tackle backlogs of care in children and young people's services.

Blog
20 Apr 2022

Sustaining good board governance: building on the lessons from the pandemic

Paul Devlin, chair at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, discusses how good governance can be sustained by building on lessons from the pandemic.

Paul DevlinPaul Devlin
Blog
12 Apr 2022

Diagnostic capacity – the linchpin in tackling cancer and elective care backlogs?

Hannah Long discusses the NHS' diagnostic capacity for cancer and elective care and highlights the importance of managing this well in order for the health service to bear down on the care backlog.

Hannah LongHannah Long
Blog
11 Apr 2022

How the NHS' provision of quality in services for all inspired me to become a governor

Maureen Burke, public governor at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, shares her journey, experiences and what motivated her to take on her role.

Maureen BurkeMaureen Burke
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