The Horizons team features many influential Twitter users. This curates a wealth of insights, knowledge, and information about transformation in health and care from other thought leaders across the world. (Tip: to read an article or watch a video mentioned in a tweet, click on the blue text. To view the original tweet, click on the image).
How can we embed an improvement-focused approach and culture in health and care in England? We hope you can join Hugh McCaughey for a tweet chat next Tuesday 10th March at 7pm. Watch Hugh talking about the tweet chat in this video; see the questions that will be asked during the chat; and if you have never joined a tweet chat before, here are some tips that we hope will help you join in.
In these current circumstances we need virtual meetings more than ever. Here is a useful guide.
On Tuesday 10th March Horizons will be facilitating the first Community Services and Ageing Well Virtual Conference. Come and join us at 12pm via this link.
Inclusion & Diversity
Our colleague Zarah shared her dad's story travelling from Mauritius to the UK to join the NHS.
Are companies genuinely pursuing inclusion & diversity or is it the new 'greenwash? Read the post.
There are lots of misconceptions about the Coronavirus - watch this video by Dr Amir Khan for a range of facts.
If we want to live our best lives we need to think about three different levels: macro, meso and micro.
Reasons why people give up has been doing the rounds on Twitter. So George Couros decided to produce one on why people keep going.How to politely leave a WhatsApp group, and other social media conundrums. Even in our online behaviours, we can still be kind.
On Wednesday morning Craig Hayden and Katy Evans from North West Ambulance presented a very informative #ProjectA Improvement Zoom on suicide prevention initiatives. If you missed the session, You can watch the recording here.
On Thursday 5th March Helen Bevan, Hanna Zafar and Bev Matthews facilitated two packed workshops including nurses, midwives and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) from Newcastle Hospitals as they shape their strategy for their future and for the people in their care. More than 400 participants contributed.
This week the team facilitated a Bridging Leaders workshop for colleagues in NHS England and NHS Improvement; find out what happened by following this thread by Kenny Gibson.
Our inner world is the most powerful route to changing what we seek around us. We can achieve complex objectives through indirect means.
Research based advice for leaders on how to build a growth mindset.
Resources and Learning
Helen shared a fantastic free tool kit to help teams work together better.
Helen shared the monthly Quality Improvement Evidence Update from our friends in South West England.
An amazing free tool kit for engaging citizens in change.