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Blue stars, seagull-proofing, waste and change

I’m very grateful to Kate Bentham for looking after Weekly Blog Club for Week 5. She clearly did a brilliant job since the number of posts has tripled this week (even though I didn’t get round to doing one myself)! This week’s posts

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Considering collections, communicating, clutter

Foxes communicating by Janet E Davis.

I can’t resist a little alliteration. This week’s title comes from Louise Atkinson’s post about considering her work for her PhD and describing her practice as an artist collector; Kevin McGinley’s contribution to the new Taysidehealth blog on communication between members

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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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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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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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First impressions count

When preparing for a new job, as Chief Executive of NHS Scotland, Paul Gray visited a number of NHS Boards to meet staff and patients. He was inspired by what he found. Then a few days before starting, tragedy hit so many when

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