Aneurin Bevan was once asked how long the NHS would survive. He replied: “As long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it.”
NHS first principles set out that it should be a fair free universal comprehensive health care system for all.
“The NHS commits to provide a positive working environment for staff and to promote supportive, open cultures that help staff to do their job to the best of their ability” NHS Constitution p13
Despite this, 86 recent official recommendations to improve the working environment have failed to deliver it.
Watch Sue Bailey and Clare Gerada's speeches at the RCPsych seminar on Enabling EnvironmentsRead More
Read Dr. Clare Gerada's recent article for the HSJ about the toxic level of fear and the high level of work demands and how it is leading to disengagement. http://m.hsj.co.uk/5075640.articleRead More