Levelling up: Two and a half years into my work at NHS Digital – part 1

I’m starting to write this on a sleepy Friday evening train back to Leeds, two and a half years and one day since I started at NHS Digital. I won’t publish it for a week or so now, out of deference to the pre-election period. This morning at Leeds Station I popped my postal vote … Continue reading Levelling up: Two and a half years into my work at NHS Digital – part 1

Weeknote: 28 October to 1 November 2019

1. What inspired me this week? All the likes and retweets for our user-centred design graduate scheme - open for applications until 30 November! Getting along to the weekly design huddle for the first time in a while. Sam's spooky Hallowe'en presentation of a challenging piece of work was excellent. Meeting former GDS Academy colleagues, … Continue reading Weeknote: 28 October to 1 November 2019

Weeknotes: 14 to 25 October 2019

A 2-week batch of weeknotes, having taken time last week to finish my NHS Leadership Academy Nye Bevan Programme element 2 submission. Things at work have been changing fast during the weeks that I've been writing this critically reflective essay, but the whole process has helped me to clarify what I need to focus on, … Continue reading Weeknotes: 14 to 25 October 2019

Weeknote: 7 to 11 October 2019

1. What inspired me this week? My former colleague Andy Callow published reflections on his first 6 months as Chief Digital Information Officer at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. I'm missing Andy's wise reflections at NHS Digital, but it's great to know he's more-than-surviving at KGH. NHS X CEO Matthew Gould joined us at … Continue reading Weeknote: 7 to 11 October 2019

Weeknotes: 2 to 13 September 2019

A bumper double edition of weeknotes, having skipped last week's to work on my NHS Leadership Academy Bevan Programme "element 2" draft. Also, this happened... This new role in our Product Development directorate lets me work across a wider range of NHS Digital products and services, and build a small central design and user-research function … Continue reading Weeknotes: 2 to 13 September 2019