Here are four blogs that got us thinking this week:
Kate Granger 1981-2016 – Ali Cracknell blogs about her friend and colleague Kate Granger, who sadly died on 23 July. She writes about Kate’s legacy, including the #hellomynameis campaign and her charity work for Yorkshire Cancer Centre.
Kate Granger inspired all of us in the NHS to be more compassionate – Rachel Clarke pays tribute to Kate Granger on the Guardian Healthcare Network; “Kate reminded us all that kindness, though freely dispensed, is priceless.”
Dr Kate Granger’s #hellomynameis campaign has turned into a nationwide movement. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA.
Collaboration cultivates innovation, openness fosters trust: why disclosure matters – On the GMC blog, Karen Borrer, Head of Reputation for the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, talks about the launch of the Disclosure UK database and the move towards greater transparency in healthcare.
A common cause: working towards collaboration – Patrick Hall, Fellow, Social Care Policy at the King’s Fund, blogs about collaboration in social care.