TODAY WORKSHOP – Valuing time, leading change, enhancing care – Wednesday 28th September 2022

Available for South Tees staff only

Event details

  • Date: 28 September 2022
  • Time: 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • Address: AV Dawson Limited, The Staiths, Port of Middlesbrough, Depot Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1LE
  • Category: Leadership

Booking is closed for this event

Brief overview:

This is a one day workshop delivered by Professor Brian Dolan on his TODAY model for change. The session will focus on how you could use this for your role in caring for and enabling discharge of patients and how to optimise your role for your patient – both within patient care and yourself in the workplace.

Target audience:

Open to all


08:45 – Registration

09:00 – Start

10.30 – Mid morning refreshments

12.30 – Lunch

14.30 – Afternoon tea

16.00 – Close

Learning outcomes:

TODAY model participants will learn:

  1. Why time is the most important currency in healthcare
  2. The physical and psychological impacts of de-conditioning and what can be done to address it
  3. How to influence and impact people

Speaker information:

Prof Brian Dolan, OBE, FFNMRCSI, FRSA, MSc(Oxon), MSc(Nurs), RMN, RGN

Brian Dolan trained as a psychiatric at St Mary’s Hospital, Castlebar, Co Mayo and as a general nurse at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and most of his clinical career was in acute mental health and emergency care as well as in  academic General Practice. He is Director of Health Service 360, UK, and works in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and Ireland providing leadership and coaching programs. Since 2005, Brian has held a rolling contract as Director of Service Improvement in Canterbury, NZ, one of the world’s most successfully integrated health and care systems.

Brian has published over 70 papers and is author/editor of seven books, mainly on emergency care and leadership. He is currently working on books on deconditioning, emergency nursing (4th edition) and ‘Ward Managers Survival Guide (5th edition), all of which will be published in mid-late 2023.

He is Honorary Professor of Leadership in Healthcare at the University of Salford, and Honorary Adjunct Professor of Innovation in Healthcare at Bond University, Queensland. He is also the originator of the Last 1000 Days and EndPJparalysis social movements which are about valuing patients’ time and encouraging early mobilisation of hospitalised patients.

In the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, Brian was awarded an OBE ‘For Services to Nursing and Emergency Care’ and, also in 2019, was awarded Fellow by Election of the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In 2021, he became Honorary President of AGILE: the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists network for physios working with older people – the first nurse to do so.


This event is free of charge to attend.