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6.3 Do Workplace Behaviour Champions really make a difference?

Yes, Workplace Behaviour Champions help set the tone and culture for a department and they do work.

As well as their practical role in listening, liaising and signposting, they symbolise the importance of workplace behaviours for staff wellbeing and patient safety.

Regarding the RCOG Regional WPB Champions, feedback from RCOG TEF surveys demonstrate that trainees value the support of Regional WPB Champions and that they have helped in specific cases.

They demonstrate the importance of WPB for wellbeing and patient safety at a local and at a school management board level.

They may also have the benefit of providing external opinions during HEE Trust visits, as they offer a different view of the unit.