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).
#SolvingTogether is about reducing health inequalities and the recovery of elective care. Everyone is welcome to take part: please add your own idea, or vote and comment on ideas already posted on the platform. Click here to join the crowdsourcing platform and get involved!
The School for Change Agents
In the School for Change Agents @Mymy_DelRos shares her experience and the challenges & opportunities of being an internationally recruited nurse. Find out how you can make a difference by joining the #S4CA! Click here to sign up to the School for Change Agents.
@HorizonsNHS #clinical associate @RNChristinaH shared this fabulous quote from #Matilda on #WorldBookDay. It chimes beautifully with @Sch4Change - sign up here!
"We can have so much influence when we are a part of a community."- 💬@Anisah_Majothi. Read the blog linked here, to find out more about what you could gain from the #S4CA!
The accessibility checker in @Office is a great tool that makes sure all your documents are accessible to all. Find out more in the tweet below.
Many organisations use "agile" methods for transformation but 50% of them fail. It's mostly due to leaders focussing more on processes and tools than on people and interactions (psychological safety). Click here to read this Harvard Business Review article, 'Agile Doesn’t Work Without Psychological Safety' to find out more on this topic.
A key criteria for evaluating a transformation/ improvement/ change plan. In reviewing the plan, how does it make you FEEL? Is it:
- Intellectually driven, mechanistic so feels colourless or
- Fills you with energy, possibility & hope?
- Gets better results.
Graphic by @newhappyco.
Some reminders for those of us who are leading change. This wisdom is backed up by evidence. Thank you @newhappyco.
Women make up 80% of the NHS workforce, yet NHS structures and systems still benefit men more than women. New research in healthcare and other sectors where women dominate shows how bias against women persists. Click here to read 'How Bias Against Women Persists in Female-Dominated Workplaces' from the Harvard Business Review for more insight.
Jönköping Microsystem Festival
This week Helen has been in Sweden taking part in the Jonkoping clinical microsystem festival, which is a global virtual gathering of 600 people from 30+ countries to think differently about transforming health and healthcare.
a) don't create the conditions where people feel the agency/power to use the skills
b) decide for them what the changes will be
Click here for a link to the slide deck from the talk that Goran Henriks and Helen gave at the Jonkoping Microsystem Festival on Thursday morning. The theme was "How to help people build their agency at every level". We define agency as "the power and ability to make choices and act on them".
The "faster horses" quote, attributed to Henry Ford, is one of the most widely used quotes about innovation. Apparently Ford didn't say it. This is a fantastic graphic for the quote (whoever actually said it). It comes from the keynote that Göran Lindsjö gave at #qmicro on Thursday.