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Language, art and a bit of elbow grease

We’ve had 10 contributions this week – thanks to everyone who’s blogged, read and liked the posts, as well as anyone who’s decided to follow the blog. It’s been great reading all your posts, and I highly recommend looking after

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Words

Mhairi Hastings, Nurse Manager for PCCD West, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, has been reading about Innovation, Creativity, Change and Research in healthcare and has been struck by the words and language that we use everyday, but that we perhaps don’t analyse

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Do Mundane Things. Get Your Ideas Accepted by Working Behind Enemy Lines, and Don’t be a Martyr

Are you trying to implement ideas at your organisation but you’re struggling to get them accepted? In this post Chris Bolton a.k.a. What’s the PONT looks at a different tactic to get your ideas approved and accepted – pretend you’re

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Sometimes its the little things ….

Management speak and jargon can baffle the best of us. This great blog by Stephanie Mottram, Service Development Manager for Acute and Diagnostics at NHS Dumfries and Galloway, reflects on the power of common sense and how single positive encounters

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