20 September 2016
The Happy App Team have been shortlisted for 2 HSJ awards
The Happy App has been shortlisted in the Staff Engagement and
Acute Sector Innovation category at the 2016 Health Service Journal
(HSJ) Awards in partnership with de Poel health + care, to be held
on 23 November at Intercontinental O2, London.
For 35 years the HSJ Awards, have recognised, celebrated, and
promoted the finest achievements in NHS, and showcased them to the
service's most influential leaders.
The 'Happy App' is a tool that staff can use to
quickly capture their mood and provide more information about what
is going right or wrong.
The app was developed after two consultants, Andy
Hollowood and Anne Frampton, decided to find a way of exploring the
link between staff satisfaction and patient outcome. They wanted to
develop a method of gauging staff morale and encouraging colleagues
to give feedback to their local managers to help them address
issues as quickly as possible. Their work to develop the app has
gone alongside other work within divisions to improve staff
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