This report, from the King's Fund (June 2016), stems from an evolving body of the fund's work focused on exploring and supporting shared leadership. This work is reinforced by a growing consensus that health services, agencies, patients and communities need to work together more and differently. The report suggests five approaches to developing an effective relationship this includes: making time for learning, setting aside time for reflection, record learning and sharing that learning with peers.
Tools & Resources
This eWIN Hot Topic gives a brief introduction to Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs).In October 2014 NHS England published the ‘NHS Five Year Forward View’ which set out a ‘vision for the future based around seven new models of care’. The document emphasised three areas for action; widening gaps in the health of the population, quality of care and the funding of services.In December 2015 leaders of national health and care bodies in England announced they had outlined steps that would help organisations plan for the coming 6 years.
University of West London are running three day Introduction to Workforce Planning courses from the West London campus from 20, 21, 22 September 2016 and Reading campus from 13, 14, 15 February 2017.
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University of West London are having a Safer Staffing Workshop on 13 Sept 2016
Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to help improve the quality of care by ensuring our workforce has the right numbers skills, values, and behaviours to meet the needs of patients. HEE’s main way of achieving this goal has been the planning and development of the future workforce supply, through the investment of our dedicated £5bn budget on high quality education and training.
HEE’s annual workforce planning process Health Education England is responsible for ensuring that there is sufficient future supply of staff to meet the workforce requirements of the English health system. In undertaking this role it must also work with partners to assess, but not have primary responsibility for, the workforce consequences for the wider health and care system.
Staff at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WHH) have completely eliminated occurrences of device related pressure ulcers at their hospitals since March 2015. In response to identifying six grade three, device-related pressure ulcers in 2014-2015, a range of actions have been delivered through a multidisciplinary working group. The group consisted of staff working across the organisation in tissue viability, governance, the plaster room and therapies.
Results of a survey of NHS Breast Screening Programme units and radiology departments from the Royal College of Radiologists
This programme is a pioneering project in Medical Leadership Development between Lancashire Care Foundation Trust (LCFT) and Lancaster University’s Centre of Excellence in Work-Based Learning, CETAD.In recognising the importance of developing all staff to meet the future needs of the organisation and its patient community, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust has identified the need to develop medical leadership in line with Trust values, and with the priority of delivering service transformation.Key to meeting the Trust’s strategic agenda is the enhancement of doctors’ ability to lead and mana
The North West Placement Development Network (NWPDN) works in partnership with colleagues from Healthcare Providers and Universities in the North West; ensuring the provision of high quality multi-professional learning opportunities in practice to meet the education and training requirements for all healthcare learners across the region.