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Just another day!

I really enjoyed reading this blog from Heather Currie on the Dumfries and Galloway Health Blog. Heather reflects on some of her own patient experiences, recalling specific details about the care she received, the way she was spoken to by

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Person Centred Care

Audrey Birt, independent coach and consultant in health and social care, writes about person-centred care for the Ayrshirehealth blog. She shares her experiences and insights in her various roles over the years as a friend, nurse, and patient. Person Centred

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If I ruled the world, all public sector senior managers would do a secondment in the community by @Jargonautical

Chris Bolton thinks about how people can keep in touch with front-line services, following a recent conversation with people on Twitter about the idea of all senior public sector staff spending some time working in the community. Would this result

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Daffodils in full bloom

A wonderful blog from Ros Gray,on the Ayrshire Health site which brought a tear to my eye. Ros looks beyond the technical care of patients and focuses on  compassionate, person centred care, and ensuring patient safety. Lots of important questions

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The Golden Rule

Gina Alexander considers what has been written in the aftermath of the publication of the Mid Staffs NHS Foundation Trust public enquiry, and gathers together some articles that consider compassionate care. She asks how to ensure a compassionate culture, and

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