Promises to protect whistleblowers are welcome but the culture change needed to realise the Francis vision demands much more
If NHS staff are to lead the battle against obesity it is time to focus on improving their own wellbeing and engagement
Mixing up evidence about staff engagement in the NHS with employee ownership in private companies is unhelpful.
Black and minority ethnic people are seriously under-represented in the NHS leadership, and that matters to us all
If NHS staff were more systematically involved in planning and implementing decisions every day would be NHS Change Day
The challenge of making the cultural changes demanded by the Francis Report remain, but we now know more about how to do it.
An important new report from the Point of Care foundations highlights that better healthcare requires better staff engagement
The NICE review of safe staffing levels must be genuinely based on evidence and consultation, as Robert Francis recommended
A new survey has shown shocking -- but far from surprising -- evidence that the voices of NHS staff must be heard more clearly
As Francis showed, when hospitals are under pressure to cut budgets there is a strong temptation to get the skills mix wrong.
The real lessons about how the NHS can improve are being lost in the political ping pong
This is Part 2 of a blog entitled “Bullying: the silent epidemic in the NHS"
British public sector workers are more fearful than ever -- except where change is managed with staff involvement.
In the first part of a series on bullying in the NHS, Roger Kline looks at the scale of the problem and how it has grown.
The NHS is suffering a stress epidemic. Tackling that problem should be at the heart of efforts to improve patient care.
NHS staff need practical advice about how to raise and pursue concerns about safety and standards: here it is!
Is the government serious about learning from Mid Staffs? Judging by its response to Francis, it doesn't look like it.
The British government has appointed Don Berwick to advise on patient safety. Did they realise what he stands for?
What kind of leadership does the NHS need? A former Health Secretary and a doctor point the way.
While the government takes steps to privatise the NHS, an inspiring lecture from Professor Michael West showed how to improve it
NHS staff feel under attack, but if they take it out on campaigners for better services we will all be losers
The public inquiry into the Mid Staffs scandal showed the need for culture change -- but will the report deliver it?