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The bee in my bonnet

A very honest blog this week from Laura who responds to a comment made by someone working in mental health services that the aim is to get patients into employement. Laura talks about her own experience of working whilst suffering from long

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Drawings of doctors: a patient’s eye-view – gallery

This week Janet Davis begins her blog with an introduction to the work of artist Nick Wadley, who spent several periods of time, over a significant number of years, drawing his experience of being a patient and the relationships with the medical

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Posted in health, health services, mental health, painting drawing, patient care, setting goals, therapy, visual arts

Occupational What?

Starting a month of blogs by Occupational Therapists on the Ayrshire Blog, Aileen Fyfe clarifies exactly what an OT does. Aileen shares the official definition and talks about her role of working with and enabling people to overcome barriers – for

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Hope is in the Ayr

A great blog from Claire Muir this week on the Ayrshire Health Blog looking at the work which is taking place to support people in recovery from substance misuse, and their supporters. Claire blogs about the positive elements of Recovery Ayr

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Settling in, month three

Another month has passed, and another great summary of Scottish health related blogs curated in this Scot Health Monthly. There are some great blogs in this list for healthcare professional to read and enjoy. Settling in, month three by Scot Health Monthly  

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Once Upon a Time . . .

Norma Clark has blogged about her Winston Churchill Travel Scholarship, where she will look at the connection between occupational therapy, education and recovery for people with enduring mental health in Australia and the United States. It’s well worth keeping up

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Features vs Benefits

Andrew Jacobs is becoming (understandably) restless about the speed of his recovery, and considers his present state. Everyone who has suffered a serious illness or injury will probably identify with this. Features vs Benefits by Andrew Jacobs.

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