Network Management

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Books

Aho, M.K. & Bennett, E. (2013) The Machiavellian Librarian: Winning Allies, Combating Budget Cuts and Influencing Stakeholders, Elsevier << check your library >>

See chapter entitled ‘Weasels and honey badgers: networking for librarians’. [Last checked: 7/7/17]

Reports

A Guide to NHS Networks

Guide from Katie Nicholas, Knowledge Officer at Health Education England on how to get the most out of NHS Networks [Last checked: 7/7/17]

NHS London Leadership Academy: Build Your Networking Plan

A PDF document to help you create a networking plan. [Last checked: 7/7/17]

Websites

Academy of Fabulous Staff (Home of NHS FabChange Day)

The NHS is full of enthusiastic, clever, keen, passionate people with a strong sense of vocation.  They want to do the right thing and to do things right. The Academy is the place to share ideas about doing it right, boast about the good stuff and if you have a problem, the place to search for an answer. The NHS is so much better than it gets credit for, is so much more efficient than people think.  And, is keen to share, be collegiate, find the good stuff and pass it on. [Last checked: 7/7/17]

The Introvert’s Guide to Networking by Megan Hodge

Some suggestions for networking at social events, conference and online. [Last checked: 7/7/17]

Network Toolkit (NHS Improving Quality)

Networks can make a real difference to patients’ experience of quality healthcare. This website brings you the latest intelligence and experience on networks, and provides you with useful tools to help you make the most of the talent within your network. NHS Improving Quality has developed this resource in partnership with the Centre for Innovation in Health Management. [Last checked: 7/7/17]

NHS Networks

Formed to promote the development of networking in the health service, NHS Networks is a free resource dedicated to help people get together to share ideas and improve the health service for all those who work in and use it. [Last checked: 7/7/17]