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Nurturing cultures of high quality and compassionate care in health services, promoting understanding of organizational effectiveness and human flourishing.

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It is very heartening to see this published. Now for all of us to work to implement it to ensure high quality, cont… https://t.co/TxDDAfBvFXIt is very heartening to see this published. Now for all of us to work to implement it to ensure high quality, cont… https://t.co/bozwXb1XBzRenewed focus on developing inclusive, compassionate leadership cultures, increased action on race inequalities, is… https://t.co/PJV0CStDpN
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7/30
2020
Uplifting article by @mazfosh in Nursing Standard. Her letters to the children of staff at Lincolnshire Partnership… https://t.co/c8M1VUw0Xs
7/29
2020
What have we learned from leadership during the epidemic that we must implement for now and the future. A learning… https://t.co/3JREt0dcbu
7/28
2020
@leadingmeded4u Beautiful expression of presence and being that enables interconnection and transcending boundaries. Thank you Kate.The wisdom of finding space for stillness to be aware and present is self-compasson https://t.co/NxUyZVVeyOWise guidance from Scottish Social Services Council @SSSCalison https://t.co/TZb9fpQu5OA powerful, wise and courageous guide from Roger Kline for ensuring a positively diverse and universally inclusive… https://t.co/VnggTe0uiM
7/26
2020
Self-compassion is at the heart of our relationships with others and is key to our ability to model and embody comp… https://t.co/F5lfuPUudTA powerful and courageous example of integrity and humanity in the face of abuse. A humbling reminder of how we can… https://t.co/Yg4bwg9OXY
7/24
2020
Session 4 Time 2pm-4pm 31 July Chair: @JalibaniN and @DawkinsEj, @WeAreLSCFT Topic: What’s next for a compassionate… https://t.co/5L22ASQKpg
Retweeted by Michael WestIf I listen to you without jumping in, then I'll hear more of what you're saying. If I listen with curiosity, hol… https://t.co/OKHuy0vZkE
Retweeted by Michael West @HSJnews @MiPhealth Chronic excessive workloads is a major issue that we need to address in health and care - as my… https://t.co/twCJKUZBKz
Retweeted by Michael West @fuchsia_blue @CathHeaney @AffinaOD @WestM61 Thanks Cath. Julie - you may also find this blog, co-written with… https://t.co/LkGaEDrEmR
Retweeted by Michael West.@TheKingsFund @CNOEngland @Prerana_Issar @HughMcCaughey @BriceEm @JacquelineLD @TracieJolliff @c_chipperfieldhttps://t.co/EzEETv6YXI
Retweeted by Michael West @NHS_NCLCCG Risk Assessment in Primary Care - The Tools * Special webinar focusing on the Safety Assessment and Dec… https://t.co/QWSZwSqygV
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7/17
2020
Hexitime campaign being launched today with NHS Million to encourage staff to offer opportunities for BAME colleagu… https://t.co/DvKTuJ0ExE
7/9
2020
@ShilpaRoss @bailey_suzie A powerful and practical report on race inequalities in the NHS and what we can do about… https://t.co/NUOpGq5fWV'A long way to go': ethnic minority NHS staff share their stories -providing rich insights for us all https://t.co/XOITWcn6Mn
7/8
2020
Michael West @WestM61 joins us for this special episode of Let's Talk Leadership, offering his insights on compassi… https://t.co/EEaCtycfdR
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7/2
2020
ARE YOU WORKING IN HEALTH & CARE? Please join tonight the guided meditation by prof. @WestM61 -Head of Thought Lead… https://t.co/5HnuEXMR45
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6/25
2020
Thoughts on compassionate leadership in the crisis and why honesty and openness is so important https://t.co/B05guV5Evk
6/24
2020
'Staff must never again be damaged by being subjected to chronic excessive workloads. Leaders must accept excessive… https://t.co/5xiKGzekGR
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6/21
2020
Let the light come streaming in - Thoughts on what we have learned from health and care staff these last weeks for… https://t.co/cNMrJxEjxaDelighted to be able to share this on our website now. Thank you @WestM61 @jasonleitch @helenbevan and @wyliedpod.… https://t.co/JwYLp5OXxM
Retweeted by Michael WestSo grateful to @wyliedpod @WestM61 @helenbevan @jasonleitch for taking the time to record these reflections stater… https://t.co/1fvXUtoi7R
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6/9
2020
I'm happy to talk next week if you'd prefer Annabelle. Best wishes. Michael
6/3
2020
Many thanks to the fabulous team at .@RCSI_il @Regan1Caroline @Tina1Joyce for sharing last night's lecture from… https://t.co/lhxcHsoQIb
Retweeted by Michael WestYou can find last nights inspiring conversation with ⁦@WestM61⁩ and all the others here ⁦@Mag_i3⁩ ⁦@RCSI_il⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/E7GL0wH0yN
Retweeted by Michael WestWhat do you want to keep from this time? Lessons for the NHS - don't let the 'old world bite back*' Powerful and i… https://t.co/FILgnn5xVt
6/1
2020
@AverilLarke @RCSI_il Delighted for you and your mum Averil 😊🙏
5/28
2020
How do we take the #COVID19 #leadership lessons learned forward? Find out at our webinar on Tuesday night:… https://t.co/ucMXqokJd8
Retweeted by Michael WestWhy compassionate leadership matters in a crisis. We are delighted to invite Professor Michael West @WestM61 to ad… https://t.co/mdpmXOHxqJ
Retweeted by Michael WestA powerful blog from Habib Naqvi on the need for reflection on equality, diversity and inclusion particularly durin… https://t.co/N2Ys0D2Mfq
5/26
2020
We feel so privileged that @WestM61 will guide a meditation for the International Compassion Community for Health &… https://t.co/0zNrYa1aim
Retweeted by Michael WestFacilitating a meditation 30 minutes this evening (thanks to @mindfulness_bfc) https://t.co/x3V2LYZIn1
5/25
2020
Back in March, I shared some reflections online about Covid-19 related crisis fatigue, and how to deal with it. No… https://t.co/LRTjQ8xcAj
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5/22
2020
@WestM61: Self compassion is absolutely vital to be a compassionate leader. It means being self aware, taking tim… https://t.co/HyRmciOyll
Retweeted by Michael WestWe treat chronic excessive workload like the pattern in the wallpaper we know longer see. But we can't do this any… https://t.co/PUYRhVJToi
Retweeted by Michael WestWhat can we do if those above us are not taking a compassionate approach? @WestM61 suggests we form coalitions of l… https://t.co/pTXKgTGYrF
Retweeted by Michael WestSame picture and message as our DMG briefing this week @JackieLiveras @Evri_Sunshyne @AlanBeaton3 @SFMassiehttps://t.co/XGSu1gYiYf
Retweeted by Michael WestDon't forget to register for next week's #leadership webinar featuring @JackieDocjt @wyliedpod @jasonleitchhttps://t.co/czmKc8npZ0
Retweeted by Michael West @AkenkideE @POSNetworks @joan_myers @fernandof1974 @felicia_kwaku @CNOBME_SAG @NNCAUK @EAnionwu @CalvinMoorleyhttps://t.co/kX1VsvaYjm
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5/21
2020
a timely contribution on contact tracing as the need for local leadership is increasingly understood https://t.co/CIrjR7UIj4
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5/19
2020
@brigidrussell51 Beauty, love and truth - all in one picture and message.
5/12
2020
@lovemydust Please send your email and I will reply m.west@kingsfund.org.ukWe’re so happy to welcome @WestM61 again to the Corona Compassion Community for People in Health Care. https://t.co/Tog9D9flbv
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5/11
2020
And next Monday 11th. Guided meditation for health and care workers. 7.30-8.00pm UK time. 8.30pm Netherlands time.… https://t.co/pUUzWvdEEYGuided meditation for health and care workers (and others) across Europe https://t.co/mH90r4UQ5q https://t.co/PjkXrULyOh
5/7
2020
.@WestM61 and @bailey_suzie consider the disproportionate toll Covid-19 is taking on health and care staff from eth… https://t.co/bwdqAAUXJv
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5/1
2020
@suhail1mirza @NHSuk I would be pleased to Suhail - thank youOur new blog on minority group NHS staff deaths and what each of us can and must do. @yvonnecoghill1 @Prerana_Issarhttps://t.co/Rj0SJrRCntA privilege for me to participate in the compassion in politics podcast. Thank you. https://t.co/wLDANUJK62
4/30
2020
superb & timely advice for #HealthcareLeaders facing #COVID https://t.co/tsP0XwCc8b
Retweeted by Michael WestThe need for altruism and corporate social responsiblity during the pandemic highlighted by Ali Raza https://t.co/MBoUwIcRBE
4/28
2020
dialogue on COVID-19 adaptive leadership with @davidnabarro @ruthcarnall and other senior leaders @odidevhttps://t.co/2jpP6PHhTb
4/27
2020
Acts of kindness online have powerful protective physiological effects for the giver, especially important too for… https://t.co/leFXwapmlX
4/24
2020
An excellent paper on the benefits of compassion training and identifying neurophysiological markers. Especially re… https://t.co/iKRNlwX98r
4/23
2020
This is a clear, cogent and inspiring analysis from Chris Hopson of the astonishing way in which NHS, social care a… https://t.co/LCZHCaRII2
4/21
2020
A clear sighted and important analysis of innovation across our health and care systems and how vital it is we sust… https://t.co/XKpKnai8pPMonday 20th April guided meditation for those working in health and social care in Newtherlands 7.30 UK time. All U… https://t.co/bCLeHfvcEb
4/20
2020
Webinar for European Association of Paediatricians last week focused on compassion during the crisis and communicat… https://t.co/sBNkcwhmtbWednesday15th April 4pm A wbinar to find out about the range of wellbeing support activities available to all NHS p… https://t.co/J8iKOwh0tJOne of our talented FY1s having something downtime this morning in our staff sanctuary certainly brightened up my d… https://t.co/TFx6KjOvzO
Retweeted by Michael WestLast week we sadly lost my father in law to Covid-19. RIP Donald - thank you for letting this southerner and a ‘wom… https://t.co/FJMCjXWptV
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4/14
2020
@JohnHMCrichton I am so sad to learn of Denise’s death. It has been a great privilege for me to work with her. Stro… https://t.co/YZjyNSB5Ck
4/10
2020
@AlysColeKing @SonyaWallbank @WestM61 @ProfNGreenberg @helenbevan Hi Alys, glad you found the session useful. Slide… https://t.co/dRKovI2oGY
Retweeted by Michael West @dorothy_DAprof @mctavishaitken @helenbevan @WestM61 @amanda_langsley Hi Dorothy, yes recording is available here https://t.co/aFn3O7Qi5W
Retweeted by Michael WestI'm joining with millions of people from all over the world, who are standing with the @UN Chief @AntonioGuterres o… https://t.co/ngIfEjDGA8
4/9
2020
Find out about the wide range of wellbeing support available for #OurNHSPeople during the 1st of weekly virtual exp… https://t.co/pKCnatBdXY
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4/6
2020
'Connection and compassion are certain, unchanging and provide a safe refuge in the face of this onslaught on healt… https://t.co/ATJRsZWd1Q
Retweeted by Michael WestInterested in health & wellbeing of #OurNHSPeople during #Covid-19 response? You're welcome to join our weekly vir… https://t.co/5O1YdbBh0E
Retweeted by Michael West'By working compassionately, courageously and honestly, leaders can support and care for their staff so that they c… https://t.co/uNvmtbyYAy
Retweeted by Michael West @wyliedpod @ClareGerada @rcpsglasgow @CollegePodiatry @krishpod7 @lesleyahpd @Fiona_W_RCPSG @DrUmeshPrabhuhttps://t.co/UFxmDpH5QA
4/4
2020
Tuesday 7th April 7.30 pm guided meditation for people in Health and Social Care. All welcome @mindfulness_bfc Sig… https://t.co/TjahoA0qlb @OTCFT Your tweet has made my week! 😍With input from @ClinPsychDavid @Theresa_E_Jones @dr_e_johnston @boiby @TraumaPsychol @amrarao @LisaMonaghan16https://t.co/OLGlPFu0ES
Retweeted by Michael WestPowerful and insightful analysis from Ben Ramalingam ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP IN THE CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE: BRIDGING SCIE… https://t.co/CeQOSfbAD5
4/1
2020
In this new blog, @bailey_suzie and @WestM61 examine why compassionate leadership matters now, in a time of global… https://t.co/UmpA29iyVf
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3/31
2020
Why compassionate leadership matters so much in this crisis and how to make it happen. These are the hands! https://t.co/SnNqCYAodBTonight at 7.30 p.m. UK time (8.30 p.m. Dutch Time) @WestM61 will guide a meditation for people in Health Care. All… https://t.co/CPyNsPc9A8
Retweeted by Michael WestAnd 10 minutes on how to care for ourselves most effectively in the weeks and months ahead https://t.co/dQKwwVRzx6The centrality of compassion and self compassion for health and care staff and volunteers during these weeks and mo… https://t.co/36mMN6irIII am leading a meditation tonight at the invitation of @mindfulness_bfc at 7.30pm to 8pm for healthcare workers in… https://t.co/FXr20mXiHB
3/30
2020
Look after yourselves well. Self ompassion vital to have the capacity to show others compassion@during this very di… https://t.co/kx4S5xEl9WI am very pleased to be joining this conversation at 6pm. Support, compassion and self-compassion vital now for med… https://t.co/EmOG7u22t4To all #uk #doctors. Have you opened the latest #GMCnews email from @gmcuk? In it a link to our dedicated… https://t.co/nHLYFD946D
Retweeted by Michael WestWe made a podcast from our homes! @drcatchatfield and I spoke to @WestM61 about organisational kindness during… https://t.co/LyKYCyzxME
Retweeted by Michael West⭐Caring for carers during COVID-19⭐ ⭐Thank you @WestM61 for sharing this video to support colleagues at this time… https://t.co/EQr5EqSeXg
Retweeted by Michael WestCALLING ALL UK MEDICAL STUDENTS What can you do as a medical student during #COVID19? Join us on Sun 29 March at… https://t.co/k7XcxiaaJg
Retweeted by Michael West"It's absolutely vital that staff under enormous pressure can take breaks from time to time," says @WestM61 "We are… https://t.co/1XMiikWpoq
Retweeted by Michael West @WestM61 author of the @gmcuk report “Caring for doctors, caring for patients” joined me and @drcatchatfield to tal… https://t.co/kviH3GOcnT
Retweeted by Michael WestA new resource for our wonderful @NHSuk staff @ClaireCNWL @ClareGerada @WestM61 @WillemKuyken @NHSMillionhttps://t.co/uyjZ6g5qkZ
Retweeted by Michael WestAll of these fabulous people are 100% committed to making the #NHS the best organisation possible in good times and… https://t.co/NdiSDlzt3e
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3/29
2020
Suggestions for how staff can care for themselves during the crisis from BMJ website https://t.co/9Bonp95p7V
3/27
2020
Developing Self-Compassion in Daily Life in response to the global pandemic. from Amanda Super https://t.co/iQJTMqzwOH
3/20
2020
Always in awe of dedication & skill of NHS & social care staff. Tonight’s BBC Hospital a salutary reminder of what… https://t.co/i9Abp5PhtA
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3/18
2020

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