“The NHS benefits when staff can bring their whole selves to work”

Posted on and updated on by Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver, chief operating officer at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the personal impact of the Nye Bevan programme, which helped him progress his NHS career and deliver a new Discharge to Assess model of care.
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Back to basics: why diversity and inclusion are critical to leading much-needed change in the NHS

Posted on and updated on by Tracie Jolliff

Despite 30 years of investment, the equality and diversity agenda hasn’t moved forward at anywhere near the pace we would have liked. Indeed, many colleagues have lost sight of the value this work brings. Tracie Jolliff explores the need to go back to basics.

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Visibility Generates Trust: Walking the talk as an inclusive leader

Posted on and updated on by Bobbie Petford

Bobbie Petford is an organisational development practitioner at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and a graduate of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme. In her first blog for the NHS Leadership Academy, Bobbie discusses the importance of inclusive leadership in organisations, and how her participation on the two-year MSc leadership programme helped her put her own values on inclusion into action.

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Being the change you want to see

Posted on and updated on by Giles Thorpe

Giles Thorpe, a Nye Bevan programme graduate and deputy director of nursing & quality at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, shares his experience as an LGBT+ leader, and the leadership behaviours that have supported his journey.

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Being your whole self

Posted on and updated on by Dr. Maeve Malley

Dr Maeve Malley, a Nye Bevan programme graduate, and Consultant Systemic Psychotherapist for Adult Mental Health at Oxleas NHS Trust shares her motivations as a clinician, manager and leader.

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