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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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The NHS new starter pack, bleepers and pictures of cake

Ross made the jump from localgov comms into health comms and it’s proving to be a big learning curve. He’s still coming to grips with the health acronyms and the huge hospital sites but he has cake a bleeper, so he’s a

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The Value of Values

A great blog this week from Julie Booth looking at Values within the NHS. Julie highlights Disney as an organisation that provides excellent customer service, and how at the heart of the company is an enthusiastic and well motivated workforce who

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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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Serious selfies, spring, and sensations

Thank you very much to all the contributors to Week 12’s 15 posts. Since I am behind on summaries, I hope that this brief summary will be enough to lead you to explore these posts. I found them all well worth

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Leaving, changing, starting, springing

Despite the date on this summary, I am writing it a month after it should have been written (I have been very busy, mostly with voluntary work for a community group), so I will attempt the briefest summary I have written

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