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).
Some simple and clear tips from the World Health Organisation about protecting yourself and others from the Coronavirus (click on the picture below to watch the video).
We should all understand the importance of regularly washing our hands, Coronavirus or no. Here's a great sketchnote by Scriberia with some tips for good hand hygiene.
A great video from Dr Amir Khan sharing tips for people with chronic long-term conditions to help protect themselves from Coronavirus. Click on the image below to watch.
How Coronavirus is creating a watershed moment for remote work (& how once our people get used to connecting and working virtually, they won't want to go back to face to face/ physical spaces.)
There are many teams & individuals that will need to start working virtually/remotely from home. Don't underestimate the disruption; here is some advice on making the switch.
One of the #AgeingWell virtual conference workshops explored appreciative inquiry to shape the vision for the improvement community.
Find out what happened during the rest of the virtual conference by following the thread.
This week Horizons hosted an #Improve4Patients tweet chat with Hugh McCaughey (National Improvement Director for England) about the new Improvement Framework.
Thank you to all that joined the #Improve4Patients tweet chat for sharing your reflections, ideas, and feedback. You can continue to provide feedback on the Improvement Framework here.
Midwifery Ambassadors Abbie and Emma are influencing #PerceptionsOfMidwifery at a Healthcare showcase - a key opportunity to engage with young people to see midwifery as a first choice career.
Midwifery Ambassadors at @BHRMidwife are running their #JoyAtWork 30 Day Challenge #MarvellousMarch - midwives across the service are enjoying the positive changes it is bringing #PerceptionsOfMidwifery.
New research on people leadership says to improve the experience of our people, we should move from a focus on the "employee lifecycle" to focus on the thousands of micro-experience that define life at work.
What the team has been up to
Our colleague Kathryn hosted a workshop on public narrative this week.
Making Change Happen
Organisational/system transformation is more about what happens on the ground than in the boardroom. You do not need a grand strategy to achieve organisational change.
A group of female surgeons have started an initiative to stop them being mistaken for non-surgical staff. Read more.
Leadership & Teams
How do we manage mavericks in organisations? How to get the best out of people who think and act in a different league/dimension to everyone else, whilst keeping the rest of the team on board.