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How organ donation is getting nudge in the right direction in the United Kingdom - The Independent

How organ donation is getting nudge in the right direction in the United Kingdom - The Independent | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

This report via The Independent outlines how organ donation is getting a nudge in the right direction within the United Kingdom.

For years the NHS has grappled with the conundrum of how to increase the number of people on Britain's Organ Donor Register. Now the results of some interesting research has revealed what type of messaging is most likely to resonate with members of the community.

 

Postive messages which are appealling to individuals are more likely to work versus messages outlining the harsh realities of potential transplant recipients.

 

Examples of the questions that were asked for this research are outlined in the following article-

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2528726/Selfish-ploy-attract-100-000-new-organ-donors-year.html

 

An update of the results of this research were published online in March 2014-

http://tom.loosemore.com/2014/03/18/one-link-on-gov-uk-350000-more-organ-donors/

 

Deborah Verran's insight:

Effective messaging that is directed  to members of the community about organ donation, seems far more likely to lead to public engagement and hence the appropriate actions being taken

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A Review of Leadership in the NHS - The King's Fund

A Review of Leadership in the NHS - The King's Fund | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Interested in medical leadership? What are some of the current best practice concepts and views? Via the Kings Fund -United Kingdom web site you can access blogs, reports and short videos.

 

The Kings Fund NHS leadership review[now released] examines the concept of leadership for engagement in health care, promoting engagement within teams, organisations and across the system to drive improvement.

 

The 2012 report titled 'Leadership and Engagement for Improvement in the NHS' can be downloaded via the website.....

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