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Something old, something new

It’s been a while since we had a blog from Scottish Health Monthly so we were very pleased to see them return this week with a summary of health related posts captured during June. This post highlights blogs from an

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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 importance of communicating (and more drones)

Thank you very much to all who contributed the 10 posts in week 17. I am going to start this summary by mentioning the post that I think must have been the toughest to write. Kirsty Bowie wrote about the

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Frank Sidebottom, 150 Swedish tax inspectors and some physio

Thanks very much to everyone who contributed Week 10 posts – and apologies for my tardiness in writing the Week 10 summary. There was a strong health theme to the posts, not least since we had more healthcare professionals than usual

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Love, love, love – and some leadership

All together now… It was Valentine’s Day the day after Weekly Blog Club’s Week 6 ended, and the posts of the week anticipated it with lots of love in the air. Mark Wood wrote about his love of photography that

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Getting personal, explaining dementia, and paper in art

We had 11 contributions for Week 5, with three themes emerging during the week: health issues, using social media in the public sector, and art. Gina Alexander returned to the  @dghealth (Dumfries and Galloway Health) blog with Take a deep breath. I was

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The future, revealing selves, and the NHS Hack Day

Thanks very much to the fabulous Kate Bentham for looking after Weekly Blog Club in Week 3 and writing a great summary for it. Thank goodness she covered Week 3 and not Week 4. I would have felt a bit

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