Helen Bevan's Tweets of the Week: April 13, 2017

Horizons Chief Transformation Officer Helen Bevan is an influential Twitter user. Her feed, followed by tens of thousands of users, curates a wealth of insights, knowledge, and information about transformation in health and care from other thought leaders across the world.


  1. Have you completed your Certificated Change Agent application yet? There's just a couple of weeks left until the deadline - 1 May. We've just received news that we have CPD accreditation for the School for Change Agents, giving you even more reasons to complete your learning! For more information on the certification process:  http://theedge.nhsiq.nhs.uk/school/certification/ 

  2. A date for your diary: on Friday 5 May at 9.30am #EdgeTalks will look at the power of empathy in films to change behaviour and systems. It's free, and open to all. More information:  http://theedge.nhsiq.nhs.uk/feel-think-power-empathy-film-change-behaviour-systems/ 

  3. This sketchnote has had thousands of shares across many social media platforms - it has certainly struck a chord!

  4. Traditional top-down broadcasting traditional communications, or inclusive mobilising like a social movement...where are you (or your organisation) on this spectrum?

  5. Organisations are made up of people...and people have a range of complex emotions. We must be kind, and build mutual trust.

  6. A high-performing system is built on trust:

  7. Can you help build more research about trust?

  8. The changing nature of power...

  9. To expand on the image above, this shows how we need old power AND new power to make change happen.

  10. Traditionally we have thought that leaders are those with a specific title at the top of a hierarchy - but leadership is about action and setting a positive example. Here are some thoughts about leading without a leadership title:

  11. The new era of clinical leaders:

  12. Eight ways to be a more influential leader:

  13. A fabulous sketchnote on how to nurture change.