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Hubs, Health and Happy Shoes

Week 18? Already? Well I never. It’s true that time flies when you’re enjoying yourself and this week has flown by for me because I’ve been enjoying the 11 fabulous blogs submitted. I especially liked the blog post by Karen Hart

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Hampshire publishes Aerial Photography as open data (finally!)

Mark Braggins updates us on some exciting developments on the Hampshire Hub blog. After spending the summer of 2013 working with Blom Aerofilm capturing aerial photography of Hampshire, the high resolution imagery and data is now available as open data. The

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Drones – opportunity or threat?

I always enjoy reading blogs from Mark Braggins as he tends to introduce me to something new in the technology world, and I learn loads for reading them. This blog is no different as Mark discusses the possible opportunities and

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Stress, a little grrrr, blue light and some other colours

Stress, emergency services, healthcare, and art featured in Week 8’s posts but we will start with music. Carol Woolley’s post about a choral evening A Valentines musical treat (I’ve included a video of Thank You for the Music by Abba because it

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Blue lights and learning, landscapes and inspiring

This post, the summary of Week 19 Year 2 posts, is the 1,194th on this blog. There have been 16,577 views of the blog. We have created 193 categories and 1,771 tags. 246 people follow this blog, and there have been

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Accident and Emergency in Trouble….Quick, Paint Out The Signs

Joseph Conaghan considers the problems with finding enough staff for Accident and Emergency departments of hospitals. He comes up with some interesting and challenging ideas on how to resolve them. Accident and Emergency in Trouble….Quick, Paint Out The Signs by Joseph Conaghan.

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Interprofessional learning…bridging the paradigm gap

The first paramedic to contribute to the Ayrshire Health blog is John Burnham. He gives an example of how the emergency services worked together at an accident, and how he has learned from joining the fire crews’ debriefs held immediately

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From eye witness account to prime time news

A second post from Carolyne this week looking at what the social media coverage of the Boston Marathon bombs show us about how people get and share news and what that means for emergency comms. From eye witness account to

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Be careful what you click, you can unsee what you’ve seen

Last week there were some horrific images on the internet from the Boston Marathon. Kate shares some wise words, warning people to be careful what they click as it’s difficult to unsee what you’ve seen. Be careful what you click,

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Read all about it

Carolyne Mitchell covers a lot in her post this week: under-road caged car tyres, emergency planning, a possible young rock star in the making, MMR jabs… and provides a recipe for chocolate brownies. How can you resist reading? Read all

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