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You’ve been Trumped! Patients actually fund the NHS!

You’ve been Trumped! Patients actually fund the NHS!

Volunteering is good for us, so says one the 6 priorities written in the NHS 5 Year Forward View. (That along with person-centred care, partnership services, focus on equality and lowering inequality, carer support involvement & voluntary/social enterprise and... read more
The bomb has exploded now what do I do?

The bomb has exploded now what do I do?

Imagine the noise of a pneumatic drill and then a bomb exploding in your brain? Then imagine waking up inside your own coffin where you can think, feel, see and hear normally, but move absolutely nothing. AKA Locked In Syndrome. Worse still, imagine not being able to... read more

People Power! Inspiring the Kings Fund!

Challenging traditional relationships and embracing shared decision-making by Marcus Powell The NHS Confederation conference last week was a busy affair; quieter, I’m told, than previous years but nonetheless a meeting place for reconnection, sharing and networking.... read more
PART 1: ‘She’d be better off DEAD!’

PART 1: ‘She’d be better off DEAD!’

On 6th February 2010 I was fell running, with a headache which I ignored, while I was a busy mum to India (10) Harvey (8) and Woody (5) and wife to Mark and worked full time.  Like most working mum’s my life was extremely hectic. At midday the next day, I... read more
The story of my TEDx !

The story of my TEDx !

I was sat on my sun lounger in the baking sun of Olu Deniz when my phone blipped suddenly. I’d got an email from Yousif, the organiser of  Sheffield’s 1st ever TEDx event.  He confirmed that he would indeed like me to speak at his ‘live... read more

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You’ve been Trumped! Patients actually fund the NHS!

Volunteering is good for us, so says one the 6 priorities written in the NHS 5 Year Forward View. (That along with person-centred care, partnership services, focus on equality and lowering inequality, carer support involvement & voluntary/social enterprise and...
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Practical ways to improve patient relationships in GP surgeries

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Movement patterns are not important, it’s all about FUNCTION!

Prior to 2010, I was a marketing professional and extremely fit, fell running mother of three. Then my life changed catastrophically. I suffered a right vertebral artery dissection, occlusion and infarction of my pons at 39. When I woke up from my medically induced...
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Part 2: Don’t lower my expectations – Locked in syndrome improvement

Please don’t be premature with your improvement expectations of patients presenting with locked in syndrome. As explained in Part 1 of my story, it was like waking up inside my own coffin. I could feel, think, hear and see normally, but can move absolutely...
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The bomb has exploded now what do I do?

Imagine the noise of a pneumatic drill and then a bomb exploding in your brain? Then imagine waking up inside your own coffin where you can think, feel, see and hear normally, but move absolutely nothing. AKA Locked In Syndrome. Worse still, imagine not being able to...
Read More