Primary Care Mental Health and Education
The recent Kings Fund Report - mental health and the productivity challenge - http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/mental_health_and.html recommends that GPs work with their local IAPT services…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr Theresa Eynon Dec 23, 2010.
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Systems theorists and quality management fans will be celebrating the appointment of Don Berwick as National Health Saviour. His approach will be a refreshing change from the top down, target driven whip-lash that, in Mid-Staffs at least, numbed healthcare staff to the suffering of those worse off than themselves.
His impressive team includes Leicester…
Posted on March 13, 2013 at 0:00
Posted on March 6, 2013 at 16:01
Campaigning for local improvements in mental health sometimes feels like you are a passenger in steerage on the Titanic. Watching an organisation you care about drift helplessly onto the cold, cruel icebergs of the Care Quality Commission and Monitor is so frustrating. Especially when you have been banging on in the hold for over ten years suggesting it might be a good idea to change…Continue
Posted on January 14, 2013 at 8:33
According to one acknowledged guru of institutional theory, ‘the quality management fad has run its course’ (Scott, 2008). Damning ‘kaizen’ with faint praise, he does suggest its failure provides ‘the basis for some useful organizational learning’, if only about why ‘all attempts at institutional learning do not succeed’.…
Posted on January 4, 2013 at 22:16