My mission statement

The times we are working in now need a great deal of accelerated change and there must be no negotiating that down. So my mission statement for this part of my consultancy career is to be clear that there needs to be and will be a lot of change from the work that I do with individuals and organisations and if organisations don’t want that, then it is probably best to go somewhere else.

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Nursing in today’s hospitals is a very different task from nursing 20 years ago

Filed Under (Nursing) by Paul on 23-07-2012

Dr Foster – the informatics company – has an ethics committee which holds a number of discussions. Last week I went to a session on the role of nursing in the modern hospital. These take place under Chatham House rules which means I can say what was said but not who said it. Read the rest of this entry »

We’re still trying to understand what the Government is doing with the NHS.

Filed Under (Narrative of reform, Nursing) by Paul on 11-01-2012

Last week the Prime Minister made a speech about nursing. Whilst he praised nursing he also made a series of critical points about how some nurses should improve the way in which they care for their patients.

Both its content and the fact that the PM was making a speech that criticised some nursing caused controversy. Read the rest of this entry »