Supporting reflection

These good practice examples show how organisations support reflective practice to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees and students.

Support initiatives for staff of Trusts and Boards

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Trust has learned what support their employees need, and has taken action to maintain their health and wellbeing.

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Support groups for students at higher risk of failing

Support groups set up by Guy's, Kings and St Thomas' School of Medical Education help students to look at how they have been learning and what they need to change to improve outcomes.

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Support for doctors in training who have language or cultural communications challenges

The Pan London Professional Support Unit helps doctors whose first language isn't English to understand why they may have communication barriers, and how they can adapt. They also help educators to reflect on the support that internationally educated doctors may need.

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Improving handover arrangements

Doctors in paediatrics training at the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust reflected that handover was an area they felt could be improved. The Trust responded by running a continuous quality improvement project over three years to develop handover arrangements.

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