The Chinese word for ‘crisis’ can be translated as both ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. But when it comes to crises in the NHS – like at Southern Health, Morecambe Bay or Mid Staffordshire – the dangers are well documented, but the opportunities are often missed. Sure, each crisis is often accompanied by a blizzard of policy initiatives, but on the ground little seems to change.
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