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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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In my own (beach) shoes… at the Dementia Congress, Brighton

“The UK Dementia Congress is the largest annual multi‐disciplinary dementia‐focused event and exhibition in the UK” The largest event is a quantitative measure. But for many of us the Dementia Congress is also a wonderful gathering of friends and new friends – people coming together fired by a common purpose. It was lovely to see … Continue reading

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#Woopdedoodle!* The top 50 ‘HSJ Inspirational Women, 2014′.

The last couple of weeks have been a complete rollercoaster for me with one of the highest ‘highs’ and lowest ‘lows’ of my life within a 24 hour period. I have been very moved by the response to my tribute to … Continue reading

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In the (baby) shoes of… newborn twins ;-)

Finding the right balance between Patient experience, Effectiveness and Safety can be described in a 200 page report. (I did not go to the trouble of finding a 200 page report. I think people will believe me.) I tend to … Continue reading

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“Making patient experience everybody’s business”

Last week I published Delia’s ‘Patient Experience’ blog – which I have since dubbed ‘Tales from a hospital bed’. It instantly became one of the most popular guest blogs in our ‘in my shoes’ series. I would strongly recommend that … Continue reading

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Whose Shoes? – Are you serious about transformation in health and social care?

I promised to tell you a bit more about our Whose Shoes? extravaganza here in Coventry on 2 August. First of all I would like to apologise to anyone who would have liked to come and wondered why they didn’t … Continue reading

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“Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

My blog is usually about social care and health. Often about dementia. Always an opportunity for reflection. In a recent post I wrote an ‘A-Z list of reflections’ from the Dementia Congress in Brighton. R is for “Reflection – as an … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 10

We are now at the end of Week 10 of this “in my shoes” series of guest blogs, looking at dementia from different perspectives… recovering from the Olympics, and looking forward to the Paralympics, the blog itself  is turning into a … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 9

We are now at the end of Week 9 of this “in my shoes” series of guest blogs, looking at dementia from different perspectives. The blog is proving to be a great opportunity for lots of shy violets and first-time-bloggers to pick … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 8

We are now at the end of Week 8 of this “in my shoes” series, looking at dementia from different perspectives. What started as an idea for Dementia Awareness Week has turned into an extended series of daily guest blogs with … Continue reading

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