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Delivering the digital future

On Monday Louise McKenzie, Director of Workforce Transformation, and I attended the launch of the Topol Review. I wanted to share a summary of this look into the future of digital healthcare technologies and stimulate our thinking about how we need to start preparing and be ‘digital ready’ for the future.

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ASPH MythBusters

This week I wanted to talk to you about myths at ASPH and the wider NHS and how it’s time to start busting them!

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Our Outpatients Transformation Programme

Welcome to this month’s video message. This month I caught up with James Thomas, David Fluck and John Hadley about a very exciting large scale transformation project happening this year – the ASPH Outpatients Transformation Programme.

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Encouraging engagement

This week I wanted to talk to you about two key mechanisms we use at the Trust for internal communications and engagement – Team Brief and the CEO Sounding Board.

Staff may have noticed future dates for these forums for 2019 have not been set and that is because we have been gaining feedback from colleagues on how effective and fit for purpose they are now, particularly following the launch of the Together We Care strategy.

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Each week Suzanne Rankin, our Chief Executive, sends a message to staff about events at the hospitals, special achievements, and plans for the future.

We shall be adding them to this section as well as including them on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

From time to time, we shall ask other members of the Trust Board and clinical team to give their perspective on the week in our hospitals.


About Suzanne

Suzanne was announced as the new Chief Executive in June 2014.

Suzanne began her nursing and management career with the Royal Navy, including deployment during the 1990 Gulf War; a spell as Senior Nursing Officer at NATO Headquarters in Lisbon; and Nursing Officer in charge of the 56-bed Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit at the former Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport, Hampshire.

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