Enabling Environments and Culture Change

Enabling Environments and Culture Change

Watch Sue Bailey and Clare Gerada’s speeches at the RCPsych seminar on Enabling Environments

Listening to NHS Staff

Listening to NHS Staff

The Founder’s Network held its second Listening event in London on Saturday, 8th November at the Royal College of Nursing.  Over 70 GPs, nurses, physiotherapists, psychotherapists, managers and hospital consultants attended to listen and contribute their own stories about their working life in the NHS. Click on the link below to hear Dr Rex Haigh and Dr Clare Gerada in conversation with Gerhard Wilkes discuss some of the current issues.

http://youtu.be/GoUv3ZLw030

 

 

If the NHS was a patient, it would have depression

If the NHS was a patient, it would have depression

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.article

 

Building cultures of transparency and openness

Building cultures of transparency and openness

Building cultures of openenss and transparency is essential to improving levels of patient safety in the NHS. Read Dr Joanna Wilde’s recent work about the factors that need to be managed  in the health service for these to occur. Dr Wilde is a Chartered Psychologist with over 25 years professional experience in senior corporate positions.   She is a registered expert witness in the field of psychology of work and health with particular interests in whistleblowing, bullying and mental ill-health, discrimination and equal pay.  In support of this work she is qualified in Employment Law through the CIPD. She is also the Chair of the Work and Health group within the British Psychological Society focused on influencing UK and European policy and holds an industrial fellowship at Aston Business School working across the strategy and work psychology groups.

 Wilde, J (forthcoming)“The Social Psychology of Organisations: Toxicity, Resilience and Interventions in the workplace” Hove: Taylor Francis Psychology Press, Routledge.

Please click the link below to see this article:

 Joanna Wilde Article