Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why you love your Billy bookcase

Carolyne’s post this week examines intrinsic and extrinsic motivations, why on earth do we do what we do and how do we use that understanding to motivate others? Would you attempt to climb a mountain if you knew it couldn’t

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Educating Ayrshire: ‘A whistle-stop tour in to the world of radiotherapy’

Craig is a student of radiotherapy and oncology at Glasgow Caledonian University and as you’ll see from his post for Ayrshire Health, a passionate and clear communicator on a very complex subject. As a radiotherapist Craig helps to treat people

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The NHS new starter pack, bleepers and pictures of cake

Ross made the jump from localgov comms into health comms and it’s proving to be a big learning curve. He’s still coming to grips with the health acronyms and the huge hospital sites but he has cake a bleeper, so he’s a

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Memories of England Past

No matter how you’re feeling about the 2014 FIFA World Cup you can’t deny that there was something about football tournaments past that just isn’t there this year. Karl remembers fondly the Italia 90* and Euro 96 competitions and wonders

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Birthdays, Values, Art and 1984

It would seem that you have all been out enjoying the fine weather this week and simply haven’t had the time to blog, or you might have heard that it was me Kate Bentham in as your rubbish host and

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The Value of Values

A great blog this week from Julie Booth looking at Values within the NHS. Julie highlights Disney as an organisation that provides excellent customer service, and how at the heart of the company is an enthusiastic and well motivated workforce who

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Reflections on #nhsscot14

After two inspiring days at the NHS Scotland event, Selina Stephen and Jason Leitch have time to reflect on what they learnt from the event, and to also consider how everyone working within NHS Scotland can take the two key

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