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Managing conflict and tackling bullying in the NHS
A conference looking at strategies to improve conflict competence in the workplace.
The ‘Managing conflict and tackling bullying in the NHS conference’ is back for its second year. Recent NHS staff survey results indicate that incidents of bullying in the NHS are on the increase with 24.3% of staff experiencing distress. A growing number of the 10.3 million lost working days in the NHS are directly correlated to conflict and bullying.
Building on the themes covered in 2017, this one-day conference will give you an insight in to the latest practices, research and thinking on managing organisational conflict and bullying in the NHS.
Join us and you will hear from frontline NHS leaders who will provide real examples of how the principles of conflict competence is supporting their organisations. You will also hear the latest updates on the groundbreaking ‘Mediation and organisation diagnosis in the NHS’ research.
Measure the cost of conflict at your Trust
Understand the current challenges faced by the NHS regarding bullying and harassment looking at national developments and research
Discuss and identify practical tips on how to better manage conflict and bullying
Learn how to reduce the cost of conflict and bullying at your organisation
Gain tips on how to improve the culture at your Trust or Integrated Care System
Understand how to use mediation to tackle conflict in the early stages
Encourage staff to ‘speak up’ about bullying
Tackle rather than dodge issues
Network with NHS professionals
Ms Saffron Cordery: Event Chair: Deputy Chief Executive Officer, NHS Providers
Baroness Dido Harding: Chair, NHS Improvement
Dr Rob Haigh: Medical Director, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Ms Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson: Chief Nurse, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Neil Pease: Executive Director Workforce, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Mr Clive Lewis OBE DL: CEO, Globis Mediation Group and former Non-Executive Director Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Delegates will receive a free copy of the new ‘How to tackle bullying and harassment in the NHS’ guide written by Mr Clive Lewis OBE DL, CEO of Globis Mediation Group. As a former non-executive of a large acute Trust, and with extensive experience of supporting the NHS with increasing conflict competence, the practical guide provides a comprehensive exploration of:
What constitutes bullying?
What constitutes harassment?
What is the difference and why does it matter?
Pragmatic advice on how to have THAT conversation
Wednesday 16th October 2019
09.30am – 4.00pm