Delivered by NHS Employers in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement, Do OD supports those developing organisations and systems to be better practitioners and make a positive impact on patient care. We ensure the ambitions and actions of the NHS People Plan are at the heart of our work. 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.
Do OD is co-led by Karen Dumain with support from Steph Foley. Our work is carried out with the OD community for the OD community.
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Learn about organisational development (OD) models and strategies, and how to lead change in your organisation with our online course.
26 May 2022
The Role of OD in the NHS
This paper highlights the strengths of organisation development (OD) practitioners and areas that they would like to develop further.
3 April 2018
This paper is intended to stimulate debate, discussion, reflection and action on place-based OD.
1 April 2018
One year on: Placing people at the heart of the climate emergency
In this blog, Abby Hopewell revisits the reality of the climate emergency, and how the expertise of OD professionals can help build a greener NHS.
17 March 2022
The OD practitioner and culture change
Challenge your idea of organisational and system culture with these ten provocations and ‘what if?’ statements.
27 September 2021
A guide to do OD: who we are and what we do
Download this guide to Do OD, for anyone interested in organisation development in the NHS.
5 March 2021
OD in the NHS IX: Futures forward
A summary of Do OD's ninth annual conference, which took place in March 2022 with a focus on community in conversation.
23 March 2022 10:00 - 16:00 GMT
Meet the team.
Karen DumainLeading Do OD- National OD Capability Development Lead, NHS England and Improvement
Karen is an experienced OD practitioner currently leading national projects to develop OD capability and change across the NHS.