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Today’s workforce is experiencing high turnover and disengaged employees. It is a known fact that employees quit managers- to avoid turnover it is critical to have the appropriate skills to retain employees. Transition from a Peer to Supervisor can be very difficult for most newly promoted supervisors. Many are not equip with the tools to successfully […]

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Special Guest: Adam Hutchison, Managing Director, Belmont Sandbanks Care Group & Author of Risk v Reward Join us as we challenge perceptions and talk about how employee engagement can drive business performance in traditionally difficult sectors. Adam Hutchison is Managing Director at Belmont Sandbanks Care Group, having previously been a management consultant and worked in […]

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Supercomputer Watson has taken its education to a new level. After obliterating the competition on the US famed game show Jeopardy in 2011, IBM’s Watson is now capable of performing diagnostics on human patients. MIT’s Andrew McAfee was quoted in an interview with Smart Planet saying, “Watson… basically went to med school after it won […]

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Case Study – GE Healthcare, The Grove Centre, June 2014. The Life Sciences division of GE Healthcare is a $4 billion business, providing expertise and tools for a wide range of biotechnology and life sciences applications, including basic research of cells and proteins, drug discovery research, as well as tools to support large-scale manufacturing of […]

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 Evidence shows that employee engagement in the NHS is linked to staff wellbeing, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes such as mortality. Put simply, engaged staff deliver better, safer care. Engagement in the NHS has increased over the last two years but there remains significant scope for improvement. The NHS is facing an ‘unprecedented squeeze;’ demand […]

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Research from the Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) suggests for every ‘ordinary’ (one standard deviation) increase in engagement, mortality rates among patients would be 2.4 per cent lower. Research indicates employee engagement is vital to high quality care in the NHS. Evidence shows it is linked to both patient satisfaction and quality of care. Here, Joe Dromey, […]

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NHS called on to accelerate efforts to engage staff in order to improve patient care, efficiency and financial performance A report published by The Point of Care Foundation shows that the way healthcare staff feel about their work has a direct impact on the quality of patient care as well as on an organisation’s efficiency and […]

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South Tees NHS Trust was one of 12 trusts selected to pilot the ‘Big Conversation’. The results revealed that staff in lower grades did not feel engaged or effectively communicated with. To address this, the trust developed a staff engagement strategy and set up sub groups to look in detail at staff engagement and communication. […]

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