International Practice Development Journal


Title of ArticleSwimming against the tide – developing a flourishing partnership for organisational transformation
Type of ArticleCritical reflection on practice development
Author/sCarrie Jackson and Alice Webster
ReferenceVolume 1, Issue 2, Article 7
Date of PublicationNovember 2011
KeywordsFlourishing, organisational transformation, person centred practice, practice development


The aim of this paper is to share some of our experiences and reflections on our journey in creating an innovative practice development partnership between a University and a progressive NHS Trust in East Sussex. The partnership is at this point eighteen months old, and has led to a creative new joint position driving forwards practice development, and a collaborative organisational strategy committed to developing a thriving workplace culture that is able to evidence person-centred quality outcomes for all. We present examples of our highs and lows and achievements to date as well as some of the tools we have used to underpin our individual transformational journeys.

This article by Carrie Jackson and Alice Webster is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License.

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