As the NHS proudly celebrates its 70th Birthday, it was announced this week that the NHS will launch an app that “puts patients in control of their own healthcare”. When it’s released at the end of this year, patients will be able to use it to order their own repeat prescriptions, consult symptom checkers and make appointments, all via their smartphones. Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, claims the app will help people become “expert patients” who experience better health outcomes.Read More
The hugely positive feedback and direct learning from these webinars has been of tremendous value to both us and all our guests. I'd like to share some of the observations and takeaways we took from the sessions and the attendees about the nature of Organisational Development as it plays out in the real world. Our free sessions certainly helped arm them with all the best practice and toolkits they need to face these challenges!Read More
The emergence of the 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans [STP's] and their remit to consider a wider Health & Social Care system for their region(s) cries out for embracing supporting technology to make the whole system "tick as one" in a modern and connected world.
In the past 12 months [especially] many of the big consultancies and FTSE 100 organisations have talked about the radical change to scrap annual appraisals completely in favour of introducing a culture of ongoing performance conversations.