Stephen Eames's stories
Local solutions are best for integrated careSubscription
Avoiding the pitfalls of top-down reorganisation
Trusts should take a leaf from the car industry
The challenge of building mutual trust Subscription
Trust is essential to delivering change in the NHS
The NHS should look at car manufacturers when it comes to workforce planning
Stephen Eames: on leading complex organisationsSubscription
A few rules for taking charge.
Stephen Eames: is it time you turned around?Subscription
Turnaround is seriously back in town.
“The story of the failure to provide tasty, healthy food in British hospitals is a result of an indefensible failure by those in charge of hospitals to understand the basic importance of good food to good health.”
The principle in devolving power from the centre into the hands of communities is a worthy one, but it should not obstruct those already well-run and successful regional programmes, says Stephen Eames.
The late, great industrialist Sir John Harvey-Jones said: “Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.”
How to lead NHS transformationSubscription
The discussion in GP land continues to rage between those who oppose the reforms, and those who support them.