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Archive for 2016

  • Dec01
    The O2 rocked by Fabulous NHS Stuff

    Jimmy Page. Robert Plant. Bruce Springsteen. Andy Murray…

    The O2 Arena might have hosted a catalogue of big names over the years, but never before had it seen the kind of star power on show at The Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff Awards 2016 last week.

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  • Nov14
    Diabetes Essentials marks World Diabetes Day - Monday 14 November

    This is the day the International Diabetes Federation encourages the world to focus on diabetes. Diabetes is a condition which gets lots of media attention; we have weekly headlines on causes of diabetes, cost of diabetes and cures for diabetes; the majority of these being sensationalised headlines to grab our attention, loosely based on facts.

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  • Oct20
    Where's your head at?!

    For my Fab Change Day pledge I have dyed my hair for a couple of weeks to raise funds and raise awareness to support improvements for dementia friendly environments at the Countess, in particular for the Care of the Elderly wards (ward 50/51). 

    I work at the Countess and have been involved in and seen first-hand the fantastic work staff members continue to do and support with limited resources and the impact dementia friendly environments can have to benefit everyone.  The work continues and the demand for dementia friendly environments increases.

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  • Jun06
    Listen, Learn and DO – a dementia masterclass

    Making society a more dementia inclusive environment requires several pillars of the community to work together – no one can do it by themselves.

    What was great about the Listen, Learn and DO event on 20 May at Chester Town Hall was that there was no hierarchy, everyone mixed. There were people living with various forms of dementia, carers, NHS staff, council staff, volunteers and members of the general public. Everyone mixed and joined in together.

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  • May16
    #DementiaDOing something about it

    Governor Caroline Stein blogs about attending one of Memory Nurse Specialist Andy Tysoe’s #DementiaDO…the basics sessions.

    People of all ages can come across someone living with dementia, but do we know enough about it?

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  • May12
    Celebrating our nurses

    In the last week we have celebrated two significant dates in the Nursing and Midwifery calendar.

    International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses’ Day

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