…the shape of hills, the movement of water, muscles and the eye, the mechanism of the woodpecker’s tongue, the development of the foetus, creation, innovation, perspective and momentum.
Fear of doing the wrong thing is a fundamental of quality improvement. If you are afraid to act because people might call you out or think you stupid, you won’t do anything, and the quality won’t improve. It won’t necessarily deteriorate either, yet, in times of radical change, that is worse.
I will not go into more detail about this but suffice it to say, this is congruent with my values and probably my purpose.
It is hard to be an Outsider.
It is hard to go it alone.
We humans aren’t designed for prolonged battles of isolation;
Rod’s Blogs, Poems, etc. Table of Contents I search for meaning. 6 ‘Behavioural’ 8 10 Years. 10 10 years. 11 99+. 13 1559 days. 15 A response to Henry. 17 A tale of two times?. 18 Acute. 20 Advance Care Plan, Human Rights & I want what I want 23 alea iacta est 25 AllContinue reading “Blogs, Poems, etc 2017”
Costa person one, ‘We’d better tell the continuous improvement team about that.’
We used our Purple bag scheme and there was a 33 per cent drop in the numbers of patients experiencing pneumonia.
Yes, it is a topsy-turvy world, one of contradictions, complications, improvement and innovation.
Ignorance is not bliss.
No. It didn’t work-out again. I only had to wait three days to learn that the appointment was not mine. I am sure I could have been made to hang-on longer. But no; Monday until, today (Weds). And, The other guy got the job. Did better in the interview; Maintained his calm under fire. UnlikeContinue reading “Dad, did you get the job?”
The Wicked aspect is freeing-up the capacity of the patients, their doctors and nurses, the health and social care system to allow the rules to be bent.
There is no money, the coffers are empty. I hear this so often at work, it has become a mantra. The flip side is, when the coffers were full (the good old days) we were too busy spending to appreciate what we had. Austerity versus plenty. Two sides of the same reality. Both jangling inContinue reading “There is no money”
I have just been reading Matthew Syed’s Black Box Thinking. Much of it was a revision of the work around patient safety and quality improvement that I have been reading for the past couple of years. One thing that stood-out for me was the relationship between incremental improvement and innovation. Matthew explains this using theContinue reading “Twin-peaks?”