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Category Archives: Healthcare Professionals and NGOs

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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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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6 simple Data Protection tips for voluntary groups

So, you find yourself elected to the committee of a patient support group, small community group or charity, parents association or a professional networking group.  Whether you jumped at the chance or just put up your hand to break the … Continue reading

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Guest Interview – Jane Campion, MD HealthCare Minds Ltd

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it” – Margaret Fuller. For my latest guest post, I was delighted to interview Jane Campion, MD of HealthCare Minds Ltd., who is certainly lighting candles of knowledge all around … Continue reading

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