People who do what they are told to do
Comparing NHS trusts to premiership football clubs tells you just how much trouble we are in.
Which do you think would work best imposing longer shifts of reducing the working day? No prizes for guessing which way NHS is going.
So how should managers behave in an organisation which aspires o be open ,honest and transparent
The average tenure for a chief executive in the NHS is 18 months! What's the motivation?
What sort of weight loss diet involves hacking off a limb? The public sector austerity diet.
If it works for Amazon then using some of their management tools and with the total backing of the board why would it not work in the NHS.
Organisation Change fatigue leaves staff exhausted, burnt out, cynical and ineffective
Some meetings can leave you asking what was that all about and yet the chair proclaims it was useful, every one appears to agree yet makes a mental not to send a sub next time.
Experience and skill are not enough you need to know how the game is played if you want to succeed
The young may need their heroes but the rest of us should be wise enough to set our expectations at competent leadership.
Whether its managers fearing legal proceedings or clinicians protecting an image of infallibility the result can be a reluctance to apologise for any mistake.
Outside the main hospital doors is not just the patients unofficial smoking area its where you score. It shouldn't be a surprise that illegal drugs are available to patients or that drug addicts have health problems but it does make their stay on the ward more of a challenge. T