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In the shoes of … | Florence Wilcock, Divisional Director Specialist Services & Obstetrician, Kingston Hospital FT

Last week I wrote a blog about how we have built the #MatExp project to improve maternity experience and the campaign was launched on the NHS Change Day site.  Our constantly evolving MatExp story has since been published in NHS … 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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“No more throw away people”

Well, it has been quite a week. And it is only Thursday morning 😉 On Monday, I had a long conversation with someone living with young onset dementia. It is amazing how living with a terminal illness sharpens the issues. I … Continue reading

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Leadership! Breaking down barriers. Engaging people. Building capacity.

There is a lot of talk about leadership. Leadership is important. Everyone should be able to work in a respectful, inclusive & safe environment. Those in senior positions should lead by example. — Kay Sheldon (@KayFSheldon) May 29, 2013 Leadership … 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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Whose Shoes? – Making It Real – the story!

Today will be an emotional day for me. Only people who have been involved in a life-consuming, passionate, rewarding, risky, daunting, creative project understand the highs and lows and sheer hard work that goes with the territory. Andy Bradley is … Continue reading

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The power of Twitter – Take 2… Come and join us!

I have written before about the Power of Twitter. It is one of my most popular blogposts. Even my 91 year old Mum (aka @Gills_Mum) is tempted to get involved. Slightly. On a good day… What I love about Twitter … Continue reading

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Empathy… leads to compassion

Empathy is at the heart of my Whose Shoes?® work, looking at issues from different perspectives. Everyone having a voice and being valued; but at the same time listening to others and learning. I am delighted to see that this … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Julie Christie | Dementia researcher

Today I am delighted to host a guest blog from Julie Christie. And, you guessed it, there is another ‘twitter story’ behind this fascinating contribution to the series… As many of you will know, there are many very interesting and … 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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