Adapting to workplace change

Forrest, Caroline
March 2013
Independent Nurse;3/4/2013, p38
The article discusses four stages when negotiating change in the workplace. Redeployment of teams of health visitors and community nurses has happened frequently and caused much stress for all staff involved. Changes that occur in our employment practices may threaten our confidence in our own competence or our professional identity. It also discusses denial and resistance, acceptance, and control and influence.


Related Articles

  • Embedding NHS values: a framework and learning tool to support practice. Sykes, Chris; Durham, Wendy // Nursing Management - UK;Feb2014, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p31 

    Multiple healthcare failings point to an NHS culture where care and compassion are no longer guaranteed. The NHS Constitution and values set out in it should have supported and empowered healthcare professionals to improve their working culture, however these have not been widely adopted. This...

  • A pilot for change. Raman, Ajita // World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery;Nov2013, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p36 

    No abstract available.

  • NHS specialised service plans need better focus. Hawkes, Nigel // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/8/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7948, p5 

    The article discusses criticism received by the National Health Service (NHS) England from the director of the Specialised Healthcare Alliance at the Westminster Health Forum meeting that it needs to have better focus, a more logical approach to innovation, and to put in order its money chaos...

  • Pledge for life. Brookes, Jane // Nursing Management - UK;May2014, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p15 

    The author expresses her pledge to make changes in patient care at Nottingham Children's Hospital in Nottingham, England, including never turning her back on a patient, carer or staff member in need, striving to develop professionally, and ensuring that children are discharged as soon as...

  • The Workplace is suffering from Mental Ill Health.  // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;7/8/2012, Issue 54, p10 

    The article cites the National Health Service (NHS) initiative programme of Mindful Employer which is designed to help employers access the right information and local support in the recruitment and retention of employees as the workplace suffers from stress, anxiety and depression.

  • NLP Training In The NHS Workplace. Coombes, Frances // Positive Health;Jun2012, Issue 195, p1 

    The article discusses the importance of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) training for National Health Services hospitals in Great Britain. Four main areas of using NLP in the workplace include self-management skills in relation to work, building better communication skills, modelling...

  • Barriers to whistleblowing in the NHS. Patrick, Kirsten // BMJ: British Medical Journal;10/13/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7878, p7 

    The author reports on whistle blowers who were strongly affected due to the changes made in the unhealthy ways of working within the NHS. Professional registration was affected due to the failures to blow the whistle. The whistle blowers in the health care sector are motivated by concerning...

  • Room for improvement. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/16/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7666, p412 

    The author reflects on the consulting rooms of physicians that are employed by Great Britain's National Health Service. He suggests that the physicians need to make improvements to their consulting rooms and show pride in their environments. He argues that British patients deserve better...

  • Job adverts warn applicants to expect 'irate colleagues'  // Nursing Standard;2/8/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p10 

    A health board in Scotland has been forced to apologise after advertisements appeared on a recruitment website warning prospective applicants that the role may expose them to complaints from 'emotional multidisciplinary staff'.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics