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DataRobot: To Manage Care Demand Surges this Winter, We Need to Look Into Intelligent Data Approaches

The NHS is bracing itself for yet another difficult winter; one which will test capacity and resources to the limit. Currently, systems are straining under the weight of an ageing population, increased diagnosis rates …
November 16, 2023

Development opportunity: School for Change Agents

Would you like to develop skills to make a difference and create change in health and care? The School for Change Agents by NHS Horizons is a free, online, self-paced course designed for health and care …
November 14, 2023

Rachna Vyas: The Importance of NHS Leaders Learning from Each Other to Tackle Patient Flow

Rachna Vyas, Chief Operating Officer for NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICB, offers her perspective on NHS-wide knowledge sharing, integration and why her system is scrapping a ‘winter plan’. Our teams are at the …
November 13, 2023

“The darkest hour is always before dawn”: Emma McGuigan and Chris Oliver on Winter Pressures and the Potential of Technology

The NHS Executive Strategy Summit (NESS) represents a collaboration between meetHealth and Proud2Bops, with the aim of bringing together Chief Operating Officers (COOs) from across the NHS to work together and find solutions to …
November 13, 2023

The Power of Connection: Emma Challans-Rasool on Building Community Through the NHS Executive Strategy Summit

“The purpose is to bring people together to feel energised and connected”: Emma Challans-Rasool on the benefits of the NHS Executive Strategy Summit  and creating a deliberately developmental space for operational professionals” In preparation …
November 13, 2023

“Managers value you; do you know enough to value them?” by Emma Challans-Rasool and Charlotte Williams

We have all read headlines that the NHS is overly controlled and bloated at the top by managers, who if they were just stripped away would see much better value for the public and …
November 2, 2023

An opportunity to be part of the Proud2bOps Advisory Group

I am very excited to announce the opportunity to be part of the Proud2bOps Advisory Group. As a member of the Advisory Group, you will play a crucial role in shaping the direction of our organisation, …
October 16, 2023

No more silos–our survival and success depend on collaborative leadership and development, and we can’t start too soon. By Emma Challans-Rasool and Charlotte Williams

This is our third blog, and it finds us further ahead in our ongoing journey to understand why managers and medics struggle to lead collectively and with trust and transparency in the NHS today. …
May 12, 2023

Why are managers so often seen to be on the “dark side”, and who puts them there? by Emma Challans-Rasool and Charlotte Williams

Thank you for joining us in this second of our blogs that consider the current climate for NHS managers, why it matters and what we could all do to make things better. In such …
January 25, 2023


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