Do OD

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Do OD is the expert resource on organisation development (OD) for health and care, delivered by NHS Employers in partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy.

Do OD supports those developing organisations and systems to be better practitioners and make a positive impact on patient care. We take a systems approach to our work, clearly demonstrating our values of curiosity, creativity, courage and co-production in all we do. We strive for OD practitioners to raise our ambition and deepen our practice. 

To find out more about our partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy, please get in touch with Karen Dumain, national OD lead.

Know OD. Be OD. Do OD.

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What is organisation development?

Read more about what organisation development is and how it helps practitioners in the NHS.

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About Do OD

Read more about Do OD, how we’ve developed and the resources we have delivered for organisational development professionals in the NHS.

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Do OD events

We run a number of workshops and events throughout the year for our NHS OD community. Find out what’s coming up or catch up on events you may have missed.

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Do OD tools and resources

Our resources include toolkits, blogs, guides, podcasts, case studies and apps categorised by OD topic areas that include culture change, team building and evaluating your practice.

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Download the Do OD app and Culture change tool

Our app has been developed by the NHS OD community to help OD practitioners, leaders and clinicians change culture.

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