Do OD tools and resources


  • Our resources include toolkits, blogs, guides, podcasts, case studies and apps categorised by OD topic areas that include culture change, team building and evaluating your practice.
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Tools and resources grouped by theme

  • Culture change resources
    Access blogs, case studies, podcasts and articles to support you on your culture change journey.
  • Developing the OD workforce
    Download sample job descriptions for NHS OD practitioners, read how current practitioners entered their OD role in our career pathways document and review recommendations from our working group on having a safe place to stay sharp.
  • DoOD Culture change app
    Our app has been developed by the NHS Do OD community to help OD practitioners, leaders, and clinicians change culture
  • The DoOD Capability Model 
    View our editable word version of the Do OD capability model - a tool that illustrates the areas OD practitioners have told us make a difference in building our capability. 
  • Evaluation
    Download all the tools and resources from our autumn evaluation event and find out how you can develop and sharpen your practise.
  • Influencing boards and leaders
    Use our range of resources that will help organisational development practitioners raise the profile of OD to their boards.
  • OD diagnostic tools
    We have gathered some of the best diagnostic tools in one place to help OD practitioners in all types of situations such as creating culture, staff development and strategy development. 
  • OD for CCGs
    We are taking forward a new programme of work aimed at helping CCGs with their organisational development.
  • Systems thinking
    Access all the resources from our Manchester event on knowing systems thinking.
  • System wide OD
    Access resources that help you to define what system wide OD is and where the patient fits into this.
  • Talent management
    Access our list of talent management resources that aim was to define and demystify talent and help you manage it.
  • Team toolkit
    Download our free and friendly resource designed to help you develop your team, embrace team working and recognise the contribution it can make to the delivery of compassionate patient care.
  • Think brighter
    Think Brighter aims to provide support to NHS employers who are making workforce changes to deliver high quality care in a challenging financial environment. Find out more and view our resources.
  • The 3P model: Building OD capability
    Get up to date on the latest from our building OD capability workstream, including the 3P Capability model, an article from Mee Yan Cheung-Judge and a blog from Kathryn Winterburn.
  • Virtual mentoring
    Read more about our pilot project that is giving OD practitioners across the country virtual access to a trained mentor.

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