A healthy constitution

Pickard, Jane
January 2009
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p20
This article profiles Clare Chapman, director-general of workforce at the British National Health Service (NHS) and one of the authors of the first constitution of the NHS. Chapman arrived at the NHS from Tesco, where she was group personnel director. She brought to the NHS a dedication to staff engagement and the belief that this can be achieved by listening to people. Chapman has impressed labor unions.


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