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In the shoes of Victoria Morgan… | Reflecting on #MatExp and the impact it is having

MBRRACE-UK perinatal mortality report There is a lot of excitement in the #MatExp camp at the moment. So what’s new there? 😉 There was a wonderful workshop last week at Princess Royal Hospital. The room was packed and the #MatExp … Continue reading

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Dealing *urgently* with urgent care for older people…

I have always loved writing stories and making connections. When I was about six or seven, I used to nag people to give me a set of random words and then enjoyed weaving them all together in one story. I … Continue reading

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A is for Action; B is for Bold; C is for Crazy! The #MatExp ABC has been a bit … D for Dynamic!!

Have you been following the #MatExp journey? Have you been following the #MatExp ABC? It has been so exciting and so so full on that I haven’t had time to write a blog about it – and I don’t think … Continue reading

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Looking at issues from different perspectives. Now known as #thoughtdiversity … ;-)

”In the early days of Whose Shoes?, I worked closely with a wonderful, person-centred Senior Lecturer called Ali Gardner who was at that time working at Manchester Metropolitan University. She now has a similar role at the University of Central Lancashire – who … Continue reading

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“But why can’t they alter it?” – Why CAN’T systems join up?

There is a lot of really interesting stuff on Twitter that goes unnoticed – especially good stuff by people who don’t (yet) have that many followers. I spotted this tweet by Eileen Murphy (@EileenHMurphy ) yesterday that she posted about three … Continue reading

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Our global #NHSChangeDay campaign – enabling people living with dementia to speak out

“We pledge to take every opportunity to raise awareness of the reality of living with dementia and get people working together for inclusive dementia-friendly communities” This week our ambitious NHS Change Day pledge went live. Please join us here! Our … Continue reading

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Whose Shoes? is all about values – putting the person in the centre… and MAKING IT REAL!

The last few weeks have been busy. I have been running Whose Shoes? workshops demonstrating the new electronic tool, firstly at the fab #KentDigiCare event which I wrote about here and then at an interesting collaborative event at Loughborough University, … Continue reading

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#KentDigicare – a giant leap for Social Movements

In January 2010, I joined LinkedIn. I ‘linked in’ with three or four people I knew. So far, so good. And then I received a LinkedIn invitation  from a certain Shirley Ayres. I’d never heard of her. I consulted my … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… 100 people living, breathing, working with dementia!

This time last year I had a small idea. To build on my Whose Shoes? concept, looking at issues from different perspectives, I would ask a wide range of people to write a blog and I would post them, one … Continue reading

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You (we!) must be the change you (we!) want to see in the NHS*

As the creator of Whose Shoes? my pledge for #NHSChangeDay is to help people in the #NHS & their partners work together for positive change! — Gill Phillips (@WhoseShoes) March 12, 2013 This is my pledge for NHS Change Day. … Continue reading

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