Tag: health

The normalisation of not speaking out

When the BBC run yet another story about the abuse of people in care, it begs the question: how come we are so habituated to not speaking out? Read more →

May 06 2014
Author stevehearsum
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Fallibility, flogging & undiscussables – an unholy trinity

In the UK, there is currently a great deal of soul searching regarding how to prevent what happened in one part of the National Health Service recurring elsewhere. Any death is a loss, those that were preventable arguably more so. When things ‘go wrong’, the calls for more to be done to prevent mistakes seems to start from the assumption that the volume of errors is both excessive and inherently preventable.

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June 13 2013
Author stevehearsum
Category Undiscussables, Video
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Sticky plasters for sticky times?…

Large organisational cultures can often get so wrapped up in their own operational mechanics, that they lose sight of what is changing around them and how to adapt and innovate.

A lot has changed in the NHS landscape since 1948 – and the big question is whether really the model fits with 21st century living.

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March 02 2013
Author stevehearsum
Category Undiscussables, Video
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