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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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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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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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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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