A podcast about big ideas in health and care. We talk with experts from The King’s Fund and beyond about the NHS, social care, and all things health policy and leadership. New episodes monthly.
Supporting refugee and migrant health care in England
How does the health and care system respond when an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant arrives in England? Join host Siva Anandaciva and guests Dr Inês Campos Matos, Farisai Dzemwa and Kama Petruczenko as they discuss refugee and migrant health care.
This episode was recorded before the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 came into force on the 28 June.
How does the NHS in England work and how is it changing? (animation) Time for action on poverty: practical steps for the NHS and it's partners (virtual conference)
Dr Nikki Kanani: values, vaccines and a vision for general practice
From growing up in her parents’ community pharmacy to leading the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in general practice, Dr Nikki Kanani, Medical Director of Primary Care for NHS England and NHS Improvement, talks about the values at the heart of her leadership, the power of connection and community, and what general practice could look like for the next generation.
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Leading with compassion: supporting the health and wellbeing of NHS staff
The latest NHS Staff Survey results paint a sobering picture of a workforce under intense pressure. Sally Warren, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, speaks to Annie Laverty, Chief Experience Officer at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Steve Ned, Director of Workforce at Barnsley and Rotherham NHS Foundation Trusts, about the role of compassionate leadership in tackling the issues the survey highlights and the practical steps leaders at every level can take to support staff.
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What is compassionate leadership? (explainer) An Introduction to Leading with Kindness and Compassion in Health and Social Care (free online course)
What women want: addressing women’s health inequalities
To mark International Women’s Day, host Helen McKenna speaks with Professor Dame Lesley Regan and Dr Janine Austin Clayton about women’s health journeys from start to finish. They explore why women can struggle to get medical professionals to listen to them and the impact this has on diagnosis and treatment, as well as the mental and physical effects on women themselves. Related resources: The Women's Health Strategy: ensuring no women are left behind (blog) Health inequalities: our position (The King's Fund's view) What is the role of the NHS in tackling health inequalities? (Podcast)
Protecting the public and supporting staff: Andrea Sutcliffe CBE on leadership and regulation
Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Executive and Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, talks with Helen McKenna about what it takes to cultivate safe, kind and effective care, getting regulation right, and what meaningful co-production with the public looks like.
The courage of compassion: Supporting nurses and midwives to deliver high-quality care (report) Covid-19: why compassionate leadership matters in a crisis (blog) How does the health and care system hear from people and communities? (long read) Please note: in the episode we introduce Andrea Sutcliffe as having been awarded an OBE. Andrea was awarded a CBE for services to adult social care in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.
What just happened? Health and care policy in 2021
Join us as we take a look over the year that was in health and care, 2021. Helen McKenna and Siva Anandaciva, two of The King’s Fund’s leading policy experts, review the key themes of 2021; Covid-19, waiting times and performance, the reform agenda, funding and the workforce.
Our work on the legislative agenda for health and care reform (commentary and analysis) Integrated care systems explained: making sense of systems, places and neighbourhoods (explainer) The social care White Paper: not wrong, just not moving far enough in the right direction (blog) The NHS Staff Survey: working through Covid-19 and beyond (podcast)
Very informative/ Enlightening Podcast
Thank you for discussing such a fantastic and well discussed topic.
I found the podcast very enlightening and informative. All speakers well very well informed and experienced in their designated areas.
I intend to encourage and direct colleagues to take up using this platform as we all have different learning styles and podcasts definitely are best suited for some learners..
Thank you once more, you have enlightened my knowledge on race inequality and researches currently been carried out to counteract this within the NHS..
Can I ask how one can get involve on a national platform level please.
Really liked the podcast and Poppy’s insight into leadership especially for women from diverse ethnic background. Bring on the Sari Revolution!
I’m really enjoying listening to this and the guests are great- thanks