In this new podcast series, our chief executive Matthew Taylor interviews the movers and shakers making waves across health and care.
Episode 17: Mental health is just part of what it means to be human
Gregor Henderson on digital innovation, health inequalities and investment in the wider determinants of mental health.
Episode 16: Let's think longer term about how we build resilient communities
Professor Donna Hall on community engagement, building resilient communities, and why integrated care systems need to ask themselves tough questions.
Episode 15: Patient safety – understanding good intent should be the starting point for conversation
Susanna Stanford on patient safety, open cultures, lived experience and the importance of patient voice.
Episode 14: COVID-19 has made us realise all parts of the system are equally important
Sir Richard Leese on provider collaboratives, tough decisions, devolution and lessons learnt from COVID-19.
Episode 13: The NHS can't do it alone, it needs to invest in partnerships
Charlotte Augst on the pandemic, living with COVID-19, health inequalities and linking people with lived experience with health professionals.
Episode 12: Apply social value judgements to tackle inequalities
Professor Kiran Patel on health inequalities, population health, digital delivery, and the role of the centre.
Episode 11: ‘Rinse and repeat’ won’t wash for dealing with the backlog
Dame Jackie Daniel on Geordie Hospital, the NHS planning guidance, tackling the backlog, partnership working and central and local leadership.
Episode 10: Medicine is important, but the ecosystem around patients needs to be addressed
Uday Bose on innovation, vaccines, working in partnership with the pharmaceutical sector and focusing on patient experience.
Episode 9: If we really want to focus on prevention, we've got to put our money where our mouth
Dr David Oliver on rethinking approaches to delayed discharges, opportunities for better partnership working and experiences of the COVID-19 frontline.
Episode 8: Accountability needs to be to the people that we serve
Dr Kathy McLean on system working, the role of the centre, health inequalities and the changing attitudes towards the LGBTQ+ community.
Episode 7: Young people do not want to be known as the generation lost in lockdown
Professor Sandeep Ranote on clinical leadership, system working and how the pandemic has affected young people.
Episode 6: My vision is that ICSs should feel different to any organisation we've had before
Professor Sir Chris Ham on system working, NHS reform, staff wellbeing and what lies ahead for health and social care.
Episode 5: Before we talk about remote, I would like to talk about staffing
Professor Trish Greenhalgh on COVID-19 science, virtual care, scientific innovation and staff wellbeing.
Episode 4: We are well placed to innovate, but we need courage and experience
Fiona Adamson on GP federations, the COVID-19 vaccination programme and pressures on primary care.
Episode 3: When we talk about a backlog, we're talking about patients, people who are waiting
Matthew Kershaw on recovering the elective backlog, working with local partners and serving diverse communities.
Episode 2: To be more representative means doing things differently
Ifti Majid on leadership, organisational culture, effective boards and thinking differently.
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