E81 Rhea Liang and Simon Fleming on Bullying, Psychological Safety, and Culture Change in Surgery
Cold Steel: Canadian Journal of Surgery Podcast
We were joined this week by Drs. Rhea Liang (https://twitter.com/LiangRhea?s=20) and Simon Fleming (https://twitter.com/OrthopodReg?s=20) to talk about bullying, psychological safety, and culture change in surgery. We hope that the episode can be an opportunity for discussion and reflection for listeners.Links:1. RCS England Theatre podcast: https://anchor.fm/rcseng/episodes/Culture-Change-Why-do-we-need-culture-change-ekeo1v/a-a3djbs42. Simon Fleming: I launched an anti-bullying campaign to change culture in healthcare -https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2019/04/10/simon-fleming-i-launched-an-anti-bullying-campaign-to-change-culture-in-healthcare/3. Operate with Respect: https://www.surgeons.org/en/about-racs/about-respect4. Why do women leave surgical training? A qualitative and feminist study. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)32612-6/fulltext5. All of us have a survivorship bias in regard to how we were trained in medicine. https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/11/30/all-of-us-have-a-survivorship-bias-in-regard-to-how-we-were-trained-in-medicine/Bios: Associate Professor Rhea Liang (twitter: @LiangRhea) is a general and breast surgeon on the Gold Coast. She is a surgical educationalist, Surgical Discipline Lead at Bond University and the immediate past Chair of the Operating With Respect Education Committee, RACS. She also researches, advocates and consults widely in diversity and equity issues.Simon Fleming (twitter: @OrthopodReg) is a London-based Trauma and Orthopaedic registrar. While passionate about Orthopaedics, surgical training & mentoring, he has special interests in hand surgery, competency decisions & combating bullying, undermining, harassment and the lack of diversity and equity in healthcare. He undoes all the good work he does in the gym with a love of great food and tries to change the world in his spare time.
@OrthopodReg Simon Fleming joins us in The ECHO Chamber today to discuss #MedTwitter, our shared love of food and cooking, comic books, TV and some astonishing stories that involve 9 year olds shooting Nazis from on top of speeding trains.
Ep 1: NHS harassment and bullying with Simon Fleming
In our first episode, I’m joined by Simon Fleming, a senior orthopaedic registrar on the Percival Pott rotation. Simon talks with me about harassment and bullying in the NHS. We discover his story experiencing bullying himself, working to spot these behaviours, and tackling them head on. This episode will make you reflect on your interactions, and inspire you to stand up whenever you sense discomfort.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/surgepod/message
E75: Driving Culture change in the NHS - Mr Simon Fleming (OrthopodReg)
This week we are joined by Mr Simon Fleming, an Orthopaedic surgeon and change maker based in London. Tune in as he shares his personal story and the relentless pursuit to change the culture within the NHS. Simon delves into the moments in his career that made him reflect upon his own behaviour and that of others only to realise the underlying toxic cultures that exist within the workplace. We delve into his #hammeritout campaign aimed at tackling bullying and discriminatory behaviours in the NHS to create positive and empowering workplaces and to improve patient care. Simon shares his experiences with what he describes as “Angels and Villains’ and some of the kickback he has received as a result of his work. Finally we discuss the roles we can all play in difficult and unstable environments even as junior doctors. Simon is a London-based Trauma and Orthopaedic registrar. He is a co-chair for the International Conference in Residency Education (ICRE), on the advisory board for the NIHR Clinical Education Incubator, Associate Editor for Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher and a Ph.D candidate in Medical Education at Barts & The London Medical School. He is also a past Vice Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors’ Group (ATDG) and a Past President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA). While passionate about Orthopaedics, surgical training and mentoring future surgeons, he has special interests in hand surgery, competency decisions and combating bullying, undermining, harassment and the lack of diversity and equity in healthcare, through the award winning #HammerItOut and #CutItOut campaigns, on which he has delivered a TEDx talk and spoken internationally. Learn more about Mr Simon Fleming: Instagram: @orthopodreg Twitter: @OrthopodReg https://simonfleming.co.uk/ Learn more about Scrubbed In: Twitter - @ScrubbedIn_ Instagram - @Scrubbedin_ Download the PodCases Mobile app now - https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/podcases-by-scrubbed-in/id1535819930 PodCases lets you Step into the shoes of Doctors to experience medicine. Listen to high quality audio cases and reinforce your learning with interactive quizzes. www.scrubbedin.co.uk Hello@scrubbedin.co.uk
Healthcare 101: Dr. Simon Fleming on Bullying in Medicine and Improving the Culture of Medical Training
Leading the Rounds
"Simon Fleming is a trainee Trauma and Orthopedic surgeon from the United Kingdom who has developed a national, and growing international reputation, for his campaigning work to drive cultural change in the NHS and other healthcare organizations. He has spoken widely across the UK and abroad – including delivering a TEDx talk – around his award-winning #HammerItOut campaign aimed at tackling bullying and discriminatory behaviors in the NHS to create positive and empowering workplaces and to improve patient care. Simon has received over 15 awards for his work in improving standards in medical education and shining the spotlight on the need for cultural change in healthcare organizations. These include being the first man to receive Honorary Membership from the Medical Women’s Federation." In this episode, we discuss bullying in medicine, driving cultural change, as well as his believe that one person can change the world. We hope you enjoy this episode of Leading the Rounds. If you want more information about Simon and his work, you can visit his website https://simonfleming.co.uk/If you like what we're doing at Leading the Rounds, please subscribe and give us a positive rating. You can learn more about us at www.leadingtherounds.com
PonderMed #16 Simon Fleming: Was NHS Nightingale a white elephant?
This is the second of a two-parter (part 1 here) I’ve recorded with Simon Fleming (@OrthopodReg) where we take a deep dive into his work at the recently “hibernated” London Nightingale Hospital. In this one we chat about what might have been done better. Simon is an orthopaedic registrar, #MedEd PhD, and man behind the #HammerItOut campaign (which you can listen to us discuss here). Robbie @Ponder_Med
PonderMed #15 Simon Fleming: The Nightingale "culture"
This is the first of two pods I've recorded with Simon Fleming (@OrthopodReg). We take a deep dive into his work at the recently "hibernated" London Nightingale Hospital. In this first instalment we discuss his role as a faculty member/strategist at the Nightingale, and the process of building the right "culture". Simon is an orthopaedic registrar, #MedEd PhD, and man behind the #HammerItOut campaign (which you can listen to us discuss here). Robbie @Ponder_Med
PonderMed #7: Simon Fleming. Orthopod and Anti-Bullying Campaigner #HammerItOut
Simon Flemming is a senior orthopaedics trainee and former President of the British Orthopaedics Trainee Association (BOTA). He is currently working on his Medical Education PhD. He is the man behind the #HammerItOut campaign which tackles bullying, undermining and harassment in orthopaedics. The campaign has been so successful that other specialties are now following suit and Simon has become a leading voice for culture change in the NHS and global healthcare. Accompanying blog post here.