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Examples of Whole System Working

A report of our first Whole System Event Moore W (1995) All hands to the slump - a user-friendly experiment in Croydon, The Guardian, 25 July
A lay participant's view of a Whole System Event Stewart M (1995) Health for all - the consumer's view, Health for all news, 32, 14-15
An account of a Whole System Event (Future Search) and what happened over the next 18 months  Douglas B (1997) It's the elephant they never forget: a new approach to improving services for older people, Working with older people, July, 18-22
Gordon P (1998) Time is money for Watford carers, Local Government Chronicle, April 24, 15
From 'events' to 'this way of working' Gordon P & Hanafin T (1998) Hands across the divide, Health Management, October, 20-21
A whole system approach to winter beds pressure in a conflicted situation. Pascoe S & Pratt J(1998) Cold remedies, Health Service Journal, December 10, 28-9 
A first stab at a set of guiding principles that may underlie the way the NHS works Plamping D(1998) Change and resistance to change in the NHS,British Medical Journal, 317, 69-71
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Using a Whole System Event (Real Time Strategic Change) to develop strategy for a system. Pratt J & Kitt I (1998) Going home from hospital - a new approach to developing strategy, British Journal of Health Care Management, 4, 391 - 395
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The story of a group of people in Newcastle who worked with the local authority to adapt a house for independent living - interspersed with a commentary on how their actions are informed by the theory of complex adaptive systems. Douglas B, Gordon P & Pratt J (2004) Whole system working in practice: this house is for real in Kernick D  Complexity and Healthcare Organisation Order from Radcliffe Publishing

 

 

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