The Duty of Care
Care certificate for front line staff will not mend a broken system
Adult Community Services at Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust are showing the way in co-production
Promises to protect whistleblowers are welcome but the culture change needed to realise the Francis vision demands much more
The NHS Providers report Leading by Example marks an important change of approach to tackling racial discrimination
If NHS staff are to lead the battle against obesity it is time to focus on improving their own wellbeing and engagement
The renewed focus on mental illness after the death of Robin Williams has both positive and negative features.
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
The NHS staff survey shows especially low morale in the ambulance service. What can be done about it?
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
Three big steps in the last week could mean the beginning of the end for the current model of home care in Britain
It's time to learn that the NHS needs total quality management, says leading healthcare commentator Roy Lilley.
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
Aviation safety depends on getting 'human factors' right. That requires an open and just culture. The NHS needs the same.
This is Part 2 of a blog entitled “Bullying: the silent epidemic in the NHS"
Our new research report raises big questions that suggest racial discrimination in NHS recruitment. This simply has to stop.
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?
Privatisation and deregulation of Britain's schools is leading to a growing number of children losing education and protection.
In this Anti-Bullying Week, let's remember that staff are not the only victims
Britain's NHS Employers support the government-backed Engage for Success. But what do they mean by 'employee engagement'?
With the BBC Panorama programme today exposing yet another mistreatment scandal, we ask: why is whistleblowing still so risky?
Sexual abuse allegations against the late BBC presenter have not shocked all nurses. So why didn't anyone whistleblow?
Britain's NHS is often not a safe place to raise concerns about patient care or poor practice or financial skulduggery