There’ll be two important things that we’ll need to get right. One of them is the actual plan of what goes where. This will be about managing change and we’ve got some great planning ‘tools’ to help us do this. In terms of people, the important thing is helping everyone to understand the need for change, helping them prepare for it, helping them to make the changes, and then celebrating how fantastic they were! It’s not just about moving tables and chairs – which is the ‘change’ bit, but about preparing and supporting people to work differently. This is different and is called transition. This will need a whole ‘organisational change process’ and we’ll build this using our existing change management programme, ‘Work Together, Get Results’.
Listen to Ellen Armistead, Director of Nursing, and Lindsay Rudge, Deputy Director of Nursing, talk about the Nursing and Midwifery Strategy 2020/2021: Time to Care.
The main aim of it is to: