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Change Challenge interactive guide now available


How to achieve bottom-up change in the NHS

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Change Challenge solutions explained

30-Mar-2015 | By

Five fundamental questions every organisations must ask

Helen Bevan

Helen Bevan: Now put the Change Challenge into practice

30-Mar-2015 | By

The first crowdsourcing experiment

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Change Challenge interactive toolkit


A free interactive guide on how to achieve bottom-up change in the NHS.

Change Challenge methodology

Change Challenge: how it worked

30-Mar-2015 | By

The four phases of crowdsourcing activity

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Why change must come from the bottom up

30-Mar-2015 | By

Collaboration and engagement

Change Challenge videos: The Just Do it scheme Video


Overcoming barriers to change at Nottingham University Hospital

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Address structural challenges to make thought diversity work

25-Mar-2015 | By

Diversity of thought needs to combined with a challenge to structural and systemic obstacles

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NHS Innovation Challenge: From small Acorns grow mighty winners


The entries impacting on patient care


Thought diversity is the lifeline for equality

16-Mar-2015 | By

The value of unlocking diversity of perspectives

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Thought diversity: Use the Japanese art of paying attention

13-Mar-2015 | By

Pay attention to the diversity of staff ideas

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Listen and learn to patients and NHS staff for a better game plan

12-Mar-2015 | By

A different perspective on enagement

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Change Day videos: Darzi and Dorrell on why change should be a part of every NHS system Video


We asked NHS staff about the Change Day pledge

mental health parity

The three steps to balance parity of esteem for mental health

10-Mar-2015 | By

Closing the gap between physical and mental health

NHS Change Day

It's all action stations for the biggest, boldest NHS Change Day yet

9-Mar-2015 | By

It’s no longer just a Twitter phenomenon

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How the different types of innovation can inspire change

6-Mar-2015 | By

Using great ideas effectively

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Reach out to GPs and social care to create provider led solutions

6-Mar-2015 | By

Making the move to capitated outcomes based commissioning

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Appraise be: how reflection can boost GPs' productivity

6-Mar-2015 | By

Don’t fear appraisal: it can actually lead to increased skills and care quality

Patient Opinions

Look from the outside in: Patient opinion can encourage staff

5-Mar-2015 | By

Patients telling us how to improve services is the next step on from bottom-up change

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