Approaches to improving staff engagement in the NHS - a quick guide

22 / 01 / 2019

Approaches to improving staff engagement in the NHS looks at a range of approaches that organisations can take to sustain staff engagement. 

There isn’t one simple solution or initiative that has been shown to be effective in resolving all engagement issues, but there are a core set of approaches that have had positive impacts, briefly outlined in this guide, in organisations where they have been implemented effectively. The guide links to resources and case studies looking at how NHS organisations have put ideas into practice.

Key themes include: 

  • creating a positive workplace culture
  • effective people management
  • supporting line managers
  • feedback
  • involvement
  • recognising and valuing staff.

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