Copy of Connect (1)

Listen to real life stories from your healthcare community and expert speakers with a broad range of experience

Copy of Connect (2)

Learn and build storytelling skills and develop your professional skills in your role and beyond

Share skills, knowledge, experience, and best practices to better support your peers


what is the HPCA Storytelling Community?

We humans use stories to make our universe meaningful. 
Stories influence our thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Yet so often stories are left out of project and change management.
The HPCA Storytelling Community is a (free to join) group of enthusiasts, passionate about bringing people's real life stories into the heart of change management. This community wants to find, practice and share stories; and build the storytelling skills that can help more product, project, programme, and change management professionals do their job more effectively.
We host regular sessions with expert speakers as well as bespoke Sounding Board workshops for those who want to practice the stories they wish to use to create influence, connection and insight.
Join the community; listen, learn, and share.

Upcoming sessions:

storytelling Community Session

Wednesday 11th Sept 2024 11:00 - 12:00

"How to Use Stories to Catalyze Change" With David Lee

Storytelling is a powerful communication modality for catalyzing learning and change, especially with people who don't respond well to direct exhortations, advice, or PowerPoint presentations.
In this interactive presentation, we will explore how to take interesting everyday experiences and turn them into stories that can be used with both groups and with individuals to foster new perspectives, behaviors, and responses to the challenges they face.

storytelling Community Session

Wednesday 7th Nov 2024 10:00 - 11:00

"The benefits of the story-telling/story-listening loop within participatory research: exploring diverse experiences and methods for the co-production of knowledge" With Professor Antonia Liguori

In particular, we will focus on how different storytelling approaches could blur boundaries and expand opportunities for collaborative research, while proposing mutual learning and co-creation of knowledge as a way forward to improve our society.

Past Sessions:

storytelling Community Session

Wednesday 1st May 2024 11:00 - 12:00

"The Power of Stories to Create Engagement & Change" With Dr Susanne Evans

Organisation change can be messy. But it doesn’t have to be! Learn how to build storytelling skills into your practice, including taking away templates and tools that you can start to use straight away.


storytelling Community Session

Tuesday 2nd July 2024 11:00 - 12:00

"The role of Storytelling in changing mindsets and supercharging digital adoption" With Brin Hodgkiss

Stories make our lives meaningful. Yet digital transformation efforts don't use this to deliver change. How might we do it better? How does this relate to serial murder?.


storytelling Community Hosts/Facilitators

NHS England

NHS England