Patients and Citizens - bringing something different to patient safety

Clare Ashby - 30 October 2014

As a nurse and someone who is passionate about the NHS, I attempted to read the book “from Ward to Whitehall” written by Julie Baily. We all know Julie helped to form an organisation; Cure the NHS, which successfully campaigned for a public inquiry into the failings at the hospital. The book…

How complex is healthcare?

Dr Rod Kersh - 19 September 2014

We often discuss complexity in healthcare. Some things are complicated, others difficult to understand. We face ‘Wicked Problems’ – those complex, multi-factorial, multiple-stakeholder issues that defy straightforward solutions, for example, ‘the ageing population’, ‘poverty’ and ‘obesity’. Healthcare…

Improvement Fellows

Find out more about some of the people who will contribute to our blogs on the Improvement Fellows page.

Our Clinical Director, Professor John Wright, travelled to Sierra Leone in November 2014 as part of the NHS response to the worsening Ebola outbreak. He worked to help fight the outbreak of Ebola, and to treat people who had become infected. He regularly wrote an insightful a blog on his experiences, which can be found here.