Chris Butler’s Blog (19 December 2014)

December 19, 2014 at 11:02 am

No care without carers Last week on Thursday morning I finished my week as the director on call.  Out of office hours, along with having senior clinicians on call, we also have senior managers on-call too.  I take my turn on this rota and it always reminds me that the […]

Chris Butler’s Blog (4 December 2014)

December 5, 2014 at 11:51 am

Listening and responding With Directors I have been spending dedicated time having face-to-face conversations with colleagues.  I did two of these last week – one in Leeds, the other in York.  The original idea was for me to do a presentation followed by an opportunity for questions and answers.  The […]

Chris Butler’s Blog (01 December)

December 2, 2014 at 9:51 am

Making some noise   The Trust is a member of the Foundation Trust Network – now called ‘NHS Providers’ click here for their website.  NHS Providers is a national body that represents the issues facing all NHS Trusts at a national level.  This is a tricky thing to do given […]