TITLE

Staff make a healthy NHS

AUTHOR(S)
Boorman, Steve
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
People Management;8/27/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the performance of the National Health Service (NHS) staff in Great Britain. According to the author, healthy, happy staff deliver a higher quality service. The author also emphasizes the need for cultural change in the service. He says that a fit and motivated workforce is a great resource in difficult times.
ACCESSION #
45692120

 

Related Articles

  • Developing patient improvement programmes in an NHS trust. Hackett, Mark // International Journal of Clinical Leadership;Apr2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p65 

    The challenges to providers to develop high-quality services for their customers have never been greater. In the UK, the Darzi Review has focused the attention of clinicians and managers on the need to sustain and improve quality. This paper examines these challenges and considers how the...

  • Call for end to 'GP-bashing' and start of new narrative.  // Pulse;10/10/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 36, p13 

    The article reports on the calling of general practitioners (GP) to end bashing and assumptions of incompetence to enable the profession to move forward in Great Britain. In the keynote address of Professor Mayur Lakhani at the conference, he stated that he was angry at the way GP were being...

  • Clinical quality: are we bovvered? Haslam, David; Keenan, Danny; Dean, Nick; Bardsley, Martin // International Journal of Clinical Leadership;Apr2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p75 

    Sixty years on from the founding of the NHS, clinicians and patients alike aspire to care of the highest quality. There are many things that professional bodies and regulators of healthcare, working together with patients and individual clinicians, could do to raise quality. The 'Annual Health...

  • NHS offers lumbar support.  // People Management;04/02/98, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p12 

    Reports on the British National Health Service's (NHS) plan to introduce regulations designed to reduce the number of back injuries among ancillary and health care staff.

  • Reshaping the NHS workforce. Doyal, Lesley; Cameron, Ailsa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/15/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7241, p1023 

    Editorial. Focuses on the need to reshape the National Health Service (NHS) workforce in Britain. Impact of continuing fragmentation in the health service on the quality of patient care and on the well-being of health workers themselves; Staffing problems in the NHS; Mechanisms of workforce...

  • NHS management inquiry.  // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/5/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6402, p1391 

    Focuses on the National Health Service (NHS) management inquiry board established by the secretary of state for Social Service. Task performed by the inquiry; Recommendations for the secretary of state and regional and district health authorities; Advantage of the NHS management inquiry board.

  • Streamlining management. Bussey, Alan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/25/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6672, p512 

    Focuses on the reorganization of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Implementation of another NHS policy board; Evaluation on the effectiveness of NHS; Need to monitor the performance of district health authorities.

  • Clinical freedom and management accountability. Rendall, Max // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/5/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6500, p982 

    Focuses on the relationship between clinicians and administrators in the National Health Service in Great Britain. Dilemma of matching finite resources on the rising cost of medical progress; Introduction of general management into the health service; Details on the nature of clinical freedom.

  • The shaming injury. Tonge, Margaret // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/3/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6882, p938 

    Examines the reactions of health professionals on the changes of occurred on the National Health Service in Great Britain. Lack of maternity care; Implication of the use of general anesthesia; Consideration of the aspect of obstetrics and gynecology.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics