The Next GenCast

Episode 5. Backstage with: Bob Klaber (Part 1)

from The Next GenCast | Published 7/29/2020

In this episode we go backstage with the wonderfully optimistic and energetic Dr Bob Klaber OBE.Bob is a Consultant General Paediatrician & Director of Strategy Research & Innovation at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He has a strong interest in individual and systems learning, behavioural insights work and leadership development.In 2015, Bob set up a team who continue to drive an ambitious project to create a culture of continuous quality improvement across Imperial, and is now leading work on the development and implementation of the Trust’s new organisational strategy.Bob is also a strong advocate for child health, and co-leads the Connecting Care for Children (CC4C) integrated child health programme in North West London, which is focused on developing whole population integrated care models of service and training within paediatrics and child health. He was awarded an OBE in 2018.This conversation is in two parts. In Part 1, we discussed:*Highlights:Coping with Covid-19 on the paediatric wards (3 mins)Leading through a crisis (7.5 mins)What it means to be a leader (8.5 mins)Early influences (11 mins)Dealing with conflict (16 mins)"Managing up" (21 mins)Connecting Care 4 Children, and the leadership lessons from this (23.5 mins)A renewed focus for the NHS (32 mins)*Social media:@[email protected]@NextGGP*Subscribe to our monthly bulletin for further webinars, podcast episodes, and programme updates: See for privacy and opt-out information.

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The NextGen Cast is a podcast from Next Generation GP, a free national leadership programme for GPs at the start of their careers. In this podcast, we go backstage with some of our favourite speakers..and get to know the real people behind the titles. You'll hear candid interviews with some amazing leaders from the NHS and beyond, as they share their stories of leading through challenges, the lessons they've learnt, and their top pieces of advice as you embark on your own leadership journey. See for privacy and opt-out information.