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Author Archives: Lisa Nolan

About Lisa Nolan

Coach and Virtual Executive Assistant, (previously Nurse and Midwife).

The Rocky Road to Health App-iness

Hands up who remembers being sent around wards to do ‘obs”?!  The practice of going from bed to bed with an array of tools has been derided as ‘task orientated’ – and while few argue with this, I personally feel … Continue reading

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Celebrate Nurses 2015

I am delighted to share this Guest Post from Nurse Jobs Ireland here…Lisa Now is a better time than ever to Celebrate Nurses. Why? Because there is none of them left. There is a global shortage of nursing staff and this … Continue reading

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Celebrate Nurses! – with Nurse Jobs Ireland

Celebrate Nurses Our Every Day Heroes Week May 6th-12th 2014 and become a Corporate Partner or Sponsor with Nurse Jobs Ireland Guest Post by Nurse Jobs Ireland There is one thing I think we can all agree on and that … Continue reading

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3 tips for managing your e-mail avalanche

Did you know…?

The first e-mail was sent in 1971 – to notify the recipient of its own existence.
The first e-mail sent from space was from the shuttle Atlantis in 1991.
There are currently 3 billion e-mail accounts around the world.
294 billion e-mail messages are sent each day (although 78% of these are spam).

Hang on…rewind…294 billion e-mails are sent each day?! Do you sometimes feel that every one of those messages is landing in your inbox? Continue reading

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Confident kids – the engaged patients of the future

With all the talk about health literacy and patient engagement at the moment, I often wonder about the patients of the future. The 50 year old patients of the mid to late 21st century are only children and young teenagers … Continue reading

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Guest Interview – Aoife Manning, Nurse Jobs Ireland

“The future may be rooted in the past, but you can always uproot and replant.” This quote is perfect for anyone thinking of changing jobs but unsure about taking the leap.  Any nurse who would like to pursue their career in … Continue reading

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Child Health Literacy – Hand Hygiene

I have created a puzzle as a free resource for Healthcare Professionals. It’s a Child Health Literacy Puzzle and it aims to: – Keep children amused while they are in a healthcare waiting room – Encourage their literacy, numeracy and … Continue reading

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Hand Hygiene – “I would prefer if…”

This week Beaumont Hospital received a poor bill of health from HIQA in relation to (among other things) hand hygiene following an unannounced visit on 23rd July 2013.  In fact, the HIQA report states that “While a few doctors were … Continue reading

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Healthcare Professionals – Time Management for Quality of Life

How is your work/life balance these days? Did you just snort in total exasperation?! Medical Journals, blogs and my colleagues on the front line of healthcare are increasingly referring to the fact that Healthcare Professionals are at breaking point, burnt out, … Continue reading

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8 reasons why patients & carers should use Twitter

Have you just recently been diagnosed with a condition you know little about? Are you a carer? Would you like to access information and support from fellow patients, carers and healthcare professionals over the internet and social media? You will need to be … Continue reading

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