Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare Engineering

I have been fortunate to be asked to write a blog for the IMechE about healthcare engineering to support their campaign in this area.  This builds on some of my previous writings in this blog. If you want to read … Continue reading

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Reflections from OBHC – finding a research community

Earlier this week, I was lucky enough to attend the 10th International Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare Conference (OBHC) held at Cardiff University Business School, which was focused on ‘Attaining, sustaining and spreading improvement: Art or science?’.  I had submitted an … Continue reading

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Learning Lean

A friend of mine, published this diagram today on his Facebook wall.  (I’m not sure where it is from or who developed it, but it seems to be linked to ‘Big Up the NHS’, apologies if I have that wrong). It compares … Continue reading

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#OnDevo – Greater Manchester Devolution Blogs from Policy@Manchester

I wrote a blog a little while about linked to my research about healthcare regulation and scrutiny across UK healthcare, focusing on the similarities and differences in the devolved nations in the UK. Today, Im proud to say it is … Continue reading

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Healthcare Systems Engineering

This is the second of two blogs about working as an engineer. Direct engineering technical skills can help in many areas of healthcare for example, in clinical engineering roles such as those in nuclear medicine and in medical physics treating cancer patients , in … Continue reading

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Policy Deployment: Bridging the Gap

‘The gap between strategy formulation and its implementation has been cited as one of the main reasons why strategies fail’ (Kunonga, Whitty & Singleton, 2009) Hoshin Kanri focuses attention on key activities for success and through that it helps to … Continue reading

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My 3 minute thesis (ok maybe its 4 mins at moment!) #3MT

Who here, when they need it, wants to receive the best possible healthcare?  It can be a matter of life and death!  However, research has shown that good quality healthcare is often not what is delivered, even when factors such as … Continue reading

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