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Lucky Dip 2013-2018

Reaching For The Summit: The Legacy of NHS Change Day – for NHS England

My new post for NHS England celebrates NHS Change Day and the NHS Innovation Expo – a real opportunity for those of us passionate about the NHS to make a change for the better. Thanks to all those who have contributed to and supported #BloggingForChange […]

Pledge Power: How Change Day Is Inspiring The NHS – for NHS England

In my latest guest blog for NHS England, I take a look through some of the fantastic pledges being made by fellow NHS staff for Change Day, and think about the difference one little promise to do things better can make. There are few things […]

Stars and Bubbles – A Letter to Matilda Mae

In my last post #BloggingForChange I talked about the tremendously powerful blog of Jennie, writer of Edspire and mummy of a baby girl named Matilda Mae. On 2nd February 2013, Baby Tilda went to sleep and never woke up. She was exactly nine months old. […]

#BloggingForChange – for NHS England

My first big post of 2014 is an important one, for me at least. It is a guest post for NHS England about the power of the blog, something I have alluded to before in my previous post Your Vote, My Voice. After writing that […]

Finding My Feet

After weeks of struggling with injury, lack of motivation and making excuses because of the weather, I’ve had enough. Completing the Great North Run for the first time in September was one of the crowning achievements of my life so far; stumbling across that finish […]

Doctor, Doctor

I’ve been carrying a bit of an injury since the Great North Run, and I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to injuries. I’ve only managed two 6k training sessions since the big race and both times I’ve been struck down half way […]

Great North Fun

Sunday saw me finally take part in the culmination of a year of fundraising for Tommy’s – the iconic and unmatchable Great North Run. My first ever half marathon, it has been the ultimate goal of my training since I decided to go for it […]