25
Aug 15

Why Attend a Criterion Conference?

In any given industry, there can be a huge number and variety of conferences being run at any given time. What factors should you take into account when choosing the right one for you? Why should you commit to two or three days out of the office? Why should your employer invest in what you … Continue reading Why Attend a Criterion Conference?

06
Jan 14

How to prevent medication errors for better services

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Medication errors and drug-related occurrences can have far reaching implications on both the patients and the healthcare organisations. As a healthcare service provider, you are not ready for prolonged hospitalisation, unexpected costs to unnecessary discomfort and sometimes disability or increased mortality; which can otherwise be avoided. The NSQHS’ Standard 4-Medication Safety – provides clinical leaders … Continue reading How to prevent medication errors for better services

27
Oct 13

Doing good is better than sex

Doing good for others, whether through giving time, money or expertise, releases the same brain chemicals as having sex, a new report reveals. Social entrepreneur Hailey Cavill, director of Cavill + Co, a company that has built 40 partnerships between charities and companies, has released a new white paper, ‘The DNA of Doing Good’, which reports that altruism … Continue reading Doing good is better than sex

18
Oct 13

Leadership – it’s the art!

Bernard Desmidt, Director at exceld, shares his insights on leadership: Many use the term “management” and “leadership” interchangeably. Whilst they are interdependent, they are different and they’re a means to achieving different outcomes. Management is about getting results now. Leadership is about achieving even greater results tomorrow. Both matter. As the leader you have to manage to get … Continue reading Leadership – it’s the art!

18
Oct 13

Practical tips on outcomes implementation from Jayne Meyer Tucker

Jayne Meyer Tucker, CEO at Good Beginnings Australia, shares her practical tips on outcomes implementation: The consequences of not including outcomes as part of everyday practice is well understood and it is most encouraging to learn that many Not-For-Profit organisations have started their outcomes journey. The consequences of not having an outcomes framework for those issuing and … Continue reading Practical tips on outcomes implementation from Jayne Meyer Tucker

09
Oct 13

Five simple questions you should be asking about social impact

Guest post by Ross Wyatt Even if you don’t embark on any sort of sophisticated effort to understand social impact make sure you at least ask yourself these 5 key questions (and a few sub-questions). They will help guide you on the start of your journey to better understanding the social impact of your work, or the … Continue reading Five simple questions you should be asking about social impact