No more rotas for healthcare workers

No more rotas for healthcare workers

I was totally inspired to learn about the work of www.Patchworkhealth (a team of doctors and healthcare professionals) who are pushing the cause of flexible working in the NHS to be made the norm. Their goal is to empower clinicians to work flexibly and to support...
Networking during a pandemic

Networking during a pandemic

For many, just the notion of the word ‘networking’ is off-putting, but it really doesn’t need to be perceived quite so negatively. If you’re a public health or healthcare professional seeking job opportunities or wanting to expand your network, there are many ways you...
So you want to be a Public Health Manager?

So you want to be a Public Health Manager?

Yes, we’re in the middle of a pandemic but in a crisis, there are always opportunities. You’ve worked hard to develop yourself in your field and have built up significant skills and experience to go for a deserved promotion … maybe now it’s...
Resilience and coping with change (Part 2)

Resilience and coping with change (Part 2)

As promised … here’s the next five tips for increasing your resilience levels when experiencing change …. 6. Use role models to inspire you through this transition. Find examples of people who inspire you to manage a challenging period in your life. It may be someone...
Using STARR in competency interviews

Using STARR in competency interviews

This blog series will look at interview techniques starting with the STARR technique. Competency questions are still widely used across the NHS whereby an example will be asked for. I have heard some very confused and muddled answers – so it’s really important that...