Having worked in the NHS for 34 years and seen and been through more changes than I can count on the digits of my hands and feet, along with colleagues and friends I have worked with over the years, I have decisions and choices to make about my career in the NHS. These are not easy times and the decisions to be made are tricky.
Last week I was lucky enough to go to the Institute of Health Improvement (IHI) Quality and Safety in Healthcare conference in Paris. Continue reading “Lessons from Paris”
I’ve just returned from my holiday in Atlanta Georgia. I went on February 24th which meant I arrived in the US during the last week of black history month. What struck me was the difference between black history month in England and its equivalent in the US.
My team consists of seven people: three regional coordinators, three administrators and me. Continue reading “Top teams”
In my role as national lead for the National Breaking Through initiative colleagues frequently tell me that having a programme specifically for BME staff is unfair. I believe it’s essential that people understand why Breaking Through is important to the NHS and for them to gain this understanding people need to appreciate the difference between positive action and positive discrimination.