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Psychological safety; A practical enabler of a flourishing workplace (Part 2)
Psychological safety; A practical enabler of a flourishing workplace (Part 2)

In part two of this two-part webinar, Dr Duncan McKellar talks about where to start when developing a cultural framework in the context of compassionate, relationship-centred care. Dr Duncan McKellar will talk through the sequence of events needed, citing the three-phase project plan adopted for Northgate, and the practicality of cultivating psychological safety.

Cultural safety
Safety Culture
Speaking up
Speaking up like pilots
Speaking up like pilots

In the context of aviation, Bienefeld and Grote defined ‘speaking up’ as ‘an upward voice directed from lower to higher status individuals within and across teams, which challenges the status quo, to avert or mitigate errors.’ 

Lessons from other industries
Safety
Speaking up
When silence is not golden
When silence is not golden

In childhood, we shun the ‘dibber dobber’, or the ‘tattletale’. As we mature into adulthood, we learn to distinguish ‘dobbing’ from an acceptable calling out of wrongdoing. However, in the context of care giving (whether healthcare or otherwise), speaking up is crucial to safety.

Culture
Psychological Safety
Speaking up
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