Weeknote: 8 to 12 February 2021

What was hard? A lot of my colleagues are experiencing the combined effects of the third national lockdown, home-schooling, pressure to deliver, and the freezing cold weather. Sometimes we need to have some hard conversations about priorities and team behaviours, and doing these remotely doesn't make it easy to read how people are feeling. What … Continue reading Weeknote: 8 to 12 February 2021

Weeknote: 9 to 13 November 2020

An autumn lockdown treat: we cooked Saturday evening dinner over an open fire in the garden What inspired me this week? This brilliant video featuring some of my NHS Digital colleagues... https://youtu.be/SOfkWR9I-XM Tero’s post on Apolitical: Design is the strategy More workshops with colleagues from Primary Care. This week it felt as if the team … Continue reading Weeknote: 9 to 13 November 2020

Weeknote: 2 to 6 November 2020

View from my Monday morning desk at Trevelyan Square What leadership teamwork did I see? On Tusday, senior leaders from 3 NHS organisations came together to kick off an intensve period of work on a knotty service transformation problem. I felt the first workshop went well, with everyone agreeing how we wanted to work together. … Continue reading Weeknote: 2 to 6 November 2020