This guide, and the accompanying self-reflection tool, is intended to help NHS organisations:
build a culture and behaviours that is responsive to feedback from workers
ensure that the organisation focuses on learning, to continuously improve quality of care and the experience of staff, patients and service users alike
improve staff survey scores and other worker experience metrics
demonstrate to regulators or inspectors the work that the organisation is doing to develop their speaking-up arrangements.
This conference focuses on developing psychological safety in your clinical team or healthcare organisation.
This conference will enable you to:
Network with colleagues who are working to deliver and enhance psychological safety.
Understand the concept of psychological safety and how it can improve staff wellbeing and patient safety.
Learn from outstanding practice in local, national and international psychological safety programmes.
Implement practices and steps that improve psychological safety.
Develop your skills in compassionate leadership.
the hub is our award-winning platform to share learning for patient safety. It offers a powerful combination of tools, resources, stories, ideas, case studies and good practice to anyone who wants to make care safer for patients.
the hub has continued to grow this year as a repository of patient safety research and good practice, while also providing a community for people who share our vision of a world where patients are free from avoidable harm. Since its launch, the hub has had over 659,000 pageviews and 298,000 visits, with 218,00 unique site visits from 201 different countries. We n
Session 1: A better workforce culture
Watch the video of the conversation with Camilla Kingdon
Watch the video of the conversation with Alex Gillsepie
Video of the session 1 panel discussion
Session 2: Supporting each other
Watch the video of the conversation with Dhruv Parekh
Watch the video of the conversation with Hena Syed-Sabir
Video of the session 2 panel discussion
Session 3: Inspiration and joy
Watch the video of the conversation with Will Flanary
Watch the video of the conversation with Frank Turner
Video of the session 3 panel di
This face-to-face event by The Royal College of Emergency Medicine will look at research around burnout and other psychological impacts of working in the emergency department. It will feature talks from clinicians promoting staff wellbeing and explore opportunities to work with the Sustainable Working Practice Committee.
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Book this event. Reduced fees are available for RCEM members and student members LMIC clinicians and students.
We have just come out of a second lockdown. This time my experiences working in the NHS are very different from the first lockdown back in March 2020.
As you may have read in my past blogs, the first lockdown wasn’t really a lockdown for me. As a critical care outreach nurse I was going to work as usual; however, the work I was doing had changed. The way we were adapting our environment, our processes was almost exciting – to be able to directly influence rapid change in a usually bureaucratic organisation was novel.
I remained at work, there was no furlough, and there was no isola