Kate Grimes – autonomy and patient care in the NHS (27:51)

In: BlogDate: May 24, 2014By: Claire Lickman

Kate Grimes has risen from hospital porter to CEO of Kingston NHS. In this thoughtful presentation at Happy Workplaces 2014, Kate explains how Kingston created its values-driven culture, promotes autonomy coupled with coaching and accreditation, and poses the question “If we know this stuff works so well, why doesn’t the NHS do more of it?”

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Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at lecari.co.uk.

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