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David Oliver

Why is it more difficult than ever for older people to leave hospital?

David Oliver looks at the findings of the National Audit Office report published today, and considers why hospitals are still failing to discharge older people on time.
Blog
Compassion – not bullying – is the path to improving NHS care

Compassion – not bullying – is the path to improving NHS care

In this piece for the Guardian Healthcare Network, Marcus Powell discusses the importance of positive organisational cultures and compassion in leadership to improve NHS care.
Strategic quality improvement - An action learning approach

Strategic quality improvement

An action learning approach
Our new case study, co-produced with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, looks at how to use an action learning approach to assess current – and develop future – quality improvement strategies.
Publication

Release your potential - a programme for new leaders

Our leadership development programme for new leaders
LD Programme
Mandip Kaur

Leadership development: no longer just for 'leaders'

As we launch our new development programme for people who don’t yet have any formal leadership experience, Mandip Kaur considers the importance of recognising and nurturing leadership potential in the NHS.
Blog
Quarterly monitoring report

How is the NHS performing? May 2016

Our latest quarterly monitoring report finds that nearly two-thirds of NHS trusts and more than half of clinical commissioning groups say the quality of patient care in their area has deteriorated over the past year.