OD in the NHS V: Sustaining Transformation – Making a difference

Posted on and updated on by Karen Dumain

Presented by NHS Employers in partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy, we held our fifth annual OD in the NHS conference yesterday (19 July) in London’s Prospero House. It was great to see so many new and familiar faces in the room, all of whom had the courage and curiosity to participate in important and thought provoking conversations.

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Looking forward, looking back

Posted on and updated on by Karen Dumain

Karen Dumain, national OD programme lead at the NHS Leadership Academy, shares her reflections on organisational development.

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Compassion is the core NHS value – not bullying

Posted on and updated on by Michael West

Professor Michael West  has spent the greater part of his career undertaking research into the factors that determine the effectiveness and innovativeness of individuals, teams and organisations at work. In this blog, Michael talks about the value of compassion in the NHS.

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What’s next for Do OD? Our ambitions for 2016/17

Posted on and updated on by Karen Dumain


Paul Taylor, assistant director of organisational development at NHS Employers, and Karen Dumain, national programme lead for organisational development at the NHS Leadership Academy, work together to deliver Do OD, the expert resource on organisational development for the NHS.

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Karen Dumain OD Lead

“Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming” David Bowie

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As a child, David Bowie & Ziggy Stardust landed in my living room igniting my imagination & showing me a different world.  

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