Health service transformation is urgently needed

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:36 PM 1,111 views

The Francis report, mortality rates, the treatment of whistleblowers, relentlessly negative media coverage, and a system crisis over last winter, have combined to create a perfect storm in the NHS.  The regulators are under fire, and the reforms have not…

Discharge is key to emergency care crisis

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:35 PM 1,103 views

This blog was first published here on HospitalDr on 20th May The crisis in emergency care has now been acknowledged as a ‘system’ problem, rather than something caused by ‘poorly performing’ acute trusts. I am sure readers of this website have known this all along.…

#NHSEngage – Why I use social media

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:35 PM 1,166 views

It’s great to see Dean Royles and NHS Employers highlighting the benefits of social media use in the NHS. Social media enables conversations, crosses organisational boundaries with ease, and spreads learning and innovation quickly and effectively. I have written before…