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Jings, crivvens and help my blog!

There’s a very interesting debate taking place on the Ayrshire Health Blog on the value of blogging. This week we have Roger Watson who replies to comments made previously that there is little value in blogging. Roger argues that blogging is

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Why Scotland NEEDS Allied Health Professionals

Jacqui introduces us to the work of allied health professionals and what they can do to support people living with dementia. Why Scotland NEEDS Allied Health Professionals by Jacqui Lunday Johnston on the Let’s talk about dementia blog

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Broken Arms to Hopeful Hands

As  Implementation and Improvement Team Lead at Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Gareth has been part of many discussions on how to improve the experience for patients. When his six year old son fell out of a tree he saw things from

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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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NHS Scotland Event Day 2 by @PAG1962 & @craigwhitephd

Day 2 of NHS Scotland was so jam packed that one perspective on the day just wasn’t enough. In the first part of the blog, Paul Gray, reflects on how the day re-affirms the importance of patient-centred care, and also the

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We’re On Our Way…

In this blog, Susan Munro reflects on the NHS Scotland conference, the first time that she has attended. Susan looks at the key themes of the conference, which include person-centred care. The blog also features some great videos of the

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Drawing, Drones, Deliveries and Decisions

Hello all, it’s Kate Bentham here looking after Weekly Blog Club for week 16, I hope you’re all well and looking forward to finding out about the amazing 15 blogs we’ve had submitted this week. Big thanks to all our

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SKY DIVING

A great blog from Shelagh Creegan who reflects on her guest host of the @WeNurses chat site. Shelgah introduces me to the term Sky Divers, which refers to other social media enthusiasts, and also to SoMe leadership, communication, learning and outcome based

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Boundaries . . .

A blog from Anne Marshall this week who looks at how to overcome the discrepancy between wanting to deliver a five star service on a one star budget. Anne suggests that we still want to see the best treatment and

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