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YQSR seminar: Shaping change in healthcare organisations

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Sovereign Lecture Theatre

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

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The Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group seminar series. The talk will be followed by food and refreshments.


From 'bodies on the pavement' to the participatory Zeitgeist: shaping change in healthcare organisations

Glenn Robert - Professor of Health Care Quality & Innovation, King’s College London

Abstract

This talk will critically explore the current trend towards more participatory methods for bringing about change within (and outside) healthcare organisations, and the resulting opportunities and challenges that arise for applied (and not so applied) qualitative health researchers. By revisiting the radical origins of such methods the talk will provide an opportunity to consider how they relate to more recent constructs such as Patient & Public Involvement. The potential for combining both imagination and rigour in qualitative research which might contribute to beneficial change in the organisation of healthcare service delivery will be discussed.


Biography

My research at King’s College London draws on the fields of organisational studies and organisational sociology. It incorporates the study of innovations in the organisation and delivery of health care services as well as quality improvement interventions. My current research interests include collaborating with service designers to identify and test any creative and participatory methods that might have value in addressing some of the challenges facing the NHS. Through a part-time Chair at Jönköping University, Sweden I am also collaborating on a long-term research programme which is seeking to explore, enhance and measure the value of co-production for improving the health and social care of citizens.



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Who should I contact with questions about this event? Please contact the seminar organisers Gillian Janes (Gillian.Janes@bthft.nhs.uk) or Ruth Baxter (Ruth.baxter@bthft.nhs.uk)

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