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Leadership at every level is a key factor in shaping organisational culture. Commitment to wellbeing is demonstrated with leader’s role modelling resilience, commitment to wellbeing and not tolerating inappropriate behaviour.

Leading for Wellbeing Webinar Series

The wellbeing of our Aotearoa New Zealand health system starts with the oranga (wellbeing) of our tāngata (people)

Kāhui Oranga, a collaborative health sector group, is committed to employee wellbeing in the health sector. We invite you to view the webinar series, ‘Leading for Wellbeing’, which explores aspects of leadership with some of our leaders, and resources you may find helpful.

Webinar 4 - Leading for Health and Safety

Date added 24/09/2020

A panel discussion about leading for health and safety with Rachel Prebble, Catherine Epps, Sue McCullough and Shannen Lo.

Resources:

Webinar 3 - Feeling Safe at Work (psychological safety)

Date added 22/09/2020

Lisa Ducat from the Mental Health Foundation, Ruth Robertson from Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards, Alexis Cameron from Auckland District Health Board and Jo Egan from Waitemata District Health Board talk about what psychological safety means for them and share some insights.

Resources:

Webinar 2 - Ma pango, ma whero, ka oti te mahi! Our diversity is a strength, we require to succeed!

Date added 02/09/2020

When weathering life’s storms, we don’t all start from the same place.
In this webinar, Rachel Prebble, Tofa Suafole-Gush and Chris King will explore our role as leaders in supporting our diverse workforces.

 

Resources:

  • Reflective learning activity for leaders: A guide to take you through a reflective process on the role that our own world view plays in how we lead and interact with others to strengthen your compassionate leadership skills.

  • Working from Home-Inclusion for everyone: Building an inclusive culture can require a mindset shift. It means acknowledging and addressing biases. It requires empathy, open-mindedness, cultural understanding and understanding of an individual’s personal circumstances.

Webinar 1 - Wellbeing through the eyes of Dame R. Naida Glavish

Date added 25/08/2020

Webinar 1 - Wellbeing through the eyes of Dame R. Naida Glavish

Resources:

  • Āke Āke is an educational resource which was  developed for  Waitematā District Health Board and Auckland District Health Board staff to learn about basic Tikanga and te reo Māori to support their day to day mahi (work). The Āke Āke app can be dowloaded from Google Play or Apple App Store

  • Stuff article on Dame R. Naida Glavish

  • Taha-Hinengaro.pdf  

Introducing the Webinar Series

Date added 13/08/2020

Introducing the Wellbeing Webinar Series

With Fiona McCarthy

With Rachel Prebble and Kerry Whitcombe

Effective leadership

Compassionate leadership assists the translation of strategy and vision into manageable priorities, facilitates psychological safety, values all voices and encourages teams who listen to and support each other to create a positive climate.

Professional Supervision Guide for Nursing Leaders & Managers

Date added 30/07/2020
Author: Te Pou

This guide is specifically designed to help nursing leaders and managers understand what professional supervision is and how it relates to nursing.

It defines the responsibilities of the organisation and provides guidance on how to implement and evaluate professional supervision from an organisational perspective.

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A Shared Approach to Developing Our People

Date added 30/07/2020
Author: 20 DHB Talent Management and Leadership Development Group

This resource has been developed to provide a brief introduction to the New Zealand public sector Talent Management and Leadership Development Framework, introduce talent management tools developed by the State Service Commission (SSC), and to provide examples of some tools used in a variety of District Health Boards (DHBs) for adaptation.

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Caring to Change

Date added 28/03/2018
Author: UK National Health Service (NHS)

This paper looks at compassion – which involves attending, understanding, empathizing and helping – as a core cultural value of the NHS and how compassionate leadership results in a working environment that encourages people to find new and improved ways

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Recognising contributions

We all appreciate recognition of our individual and collective contributions and achievements. Recognition reinforces the behaviours that drive organisational excellence and grow employee engagement with a “ripple effect” that reaches beyond the recipient.

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