Briefings and guidance

Briefings and guidance

A range of briefing and guidance documents to develop, maintain and improve staff engagement at your organisation.





Briefing / Guidance Published Description 
Supporting line managers to foster engagement July 2018 Commissioned by NHS Employers, this briefing has been written by Dilys Robinson of the Institute for Employment Studies, and explores how employers can support and develop line managers to improve staff engagement across organisations.
Using your 2017 NHS Staff Survey data July 2018  The NHS Staff Survey provides a rich source of information regarding the experience of staff in the workplace, our briefing looks at how to understand and use your data to measure staff engagement.
Assessing the impact of staff engagement briefing January 2018  Our briefing Assessing the Impact of Staff Engagement - An Initial Guide is aimed at helping employers consider the impact of their staff engagement activates.
2016 NHS Staff Survey and engagement briefing November 2017 Find out what can be learned from the experience of the organisations that had the most improved staff engagement scores in the 2016 Staff Survey.
Staff involvement and quality improvement July 2017  This new briefing will help you to identify how healthcare research studies have highlighted the benefits of involving staff with quality improvement activities.
Staff Survey - a quick guide to using your data March 2017 Use this quick guide to help you get the best our of your NHS Staff Survey 2016 results.
Staff engagement: maintaining and improving in demanding times November 2016 Discover how in demanding times why good staff engagement is essential and read about the ways you can approach maintaining or improving your levels.
Social media and staff engagement in the NHS  October 2016 Examine the benefits of using social media to support employee voice and achieve sustainable staff engagement in NHS trusts

Engaging and empowering staff for better patient outcomes September 2016  Discover more about how to to improve business performance through higher staff engagement and widespread, sustainable clinician-led change.


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