What if we decided to sit down and talk to each other? To identify the gaps and work together to close them?
"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there" - Rumi
It is time for medical and nursing staff to confer on a shift by shift, day by day, week by week basis.
It’s time to find a common ground and stop derailing expanded roles for pharmacists. We must build bridges across our differences to pursue the common good.
How to turn a group of strangers into a team? Great TED talk.
If you were to build a bridge with one person today, who would it be? And how are you going to do it?
I look forward to BridgeBuilders being one of the places where we can come together and discuss some of the big issues facing our noble vocation and valued patients.
Kindness in action matters in our team sport, where we are all really on the one side; the bridge is over a foggy chasm or little creek - we are not quite sure which.
Human beings are programmed to seek connection and belongingness. The quickest and easiest way to achieve this is to create 'others'. To make it feel like it is 'us' vs 'them'.
By harnessing the true power and wisdom of the collective, will we overcome the artificial barriers which hold us all back. We need to build purposeful partnerships, understanding that we will never truly integrate if we actually set out to dominate.