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1 How To Improve Team Working In The NHS

Many organisations including the NHS understand the importance of good team working to deliver great performance.  At the same time there is often a huge gap between what people understand and what they do.   Every patient intervention requires contributions from many different groups of staff.  Given this reality one would have thought people would […]

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Why Team Working Is A Struggle In The NHS

Ask most people in the NHS whether more is achieved when people collaborate and the vast majority will agree.  Yet there is often a difference between what people understand and what they actually do in practice.   During my time working in the NHS I was part of teams where great things were achieved.  I […]

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Are Egos Getting In The Way Of Results?

Ask most leaders and managers if they achieve more when people pull together and chances are the vast majority will agree that is the case.  Look for example how everyone comes together in an organisation when there is something like a major incident.  When I found myself in role of the Executive Director in the […]

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The Challenges Of Getting Teams To Work Together In The NHS

Ask most people in an organisation if a team of people working together achieve better results than working alone, most will agree that they do.  Despite this team working in large organisations like the NHS is often a struggle. So why is team working such a big challenge in the NHS? High Numbers Of Highly […]

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What Every NHS Team Needs To Achieve Success

When teams are successful it is a win-win all round.  The organisation, the employees, the clients and service users all benefit. At the same time success through teams does not happen by chance.  So what does every NHS team need to focus on to increase the chances of success? Clearly Defined Outcomes Yes there are […]

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Improving Team Working In The NHS

Being one of the biggest employers in the world means that there is huge potential for teams to deliver great results.  While there are many examples of teams working together, there are also opportunities to improve team working between different disciplines. So what can the NHS do to get even better at team working?   […]

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Why Team Working Is Essential To Success In NHS Organisations

The NHS is one of the largest organisations in the world.  This was illustrated well when the NHS was able to secure Bill Gates of Microsoft as a speaker because the NHS was one of their biggest customers.  Even a small NHS Trust would be considered large compared to the majority of organisations.  Given the […]

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