Well, not necessarily. For those new to the conversation, consider starting here — we all like to preach to the converted (or is that just me?!).
Where to start? Well, here on NHS Jobs (part of NHSBSA) we decided to be one of the first services outside of NHS Digital to use their new design system. A risky business you might think? Thankfully not! Let’s see why…
Firstly — some context. The design system being used previously at NHSBSA by the digital teams was a hybrid of GOV.UK …
So, the first days of a new role are always a magical mystery tour of strange faces, places and challenges (I managed to self-indulgently work a couple of classic musical references into that sentence!).
Having just finished my first 2 weeks on the NHS Jobs service’s Beta phase in Newcastle, I thought I’d share some reflections on how can we help others to help us during these early days.
Here’s a few tips that come to mind:
I thought I’d share some lesson learnt from working as an Interaction Designer across 4 services within 2 Governmental Departments.
Prior to this, I’d spent 15 years in similar roles within the Private Sector, and so these are lessons which I think particularly apply to Governmental digital delivery, but of course not exclusively so.
I’ll write a second list soon, but here’s what springs to mind as I write this: