The triumph of hope over experience

February 11, 2014 at 12:03 pm

A few weeks ago an invitation arrived.  It concerned something I had never heard of before,  Leeds Poverty Truth . The Poverty Truth Challenge is a programme intended to address some of the issues caused by poverty in Leeds.  The idea is to bring together 15 ‘experts by experience’, that […]

Commitment, Compassion, Courage, Care, Communication and Competence

February 10, 2014 at 11:23 am

Compassion in Practice was first presented as the new three year vision and strategy for nursing, midwifery and care staff  on the 4th December 2012. The 6Cs as it’s widely known has been in place for a little over one year and many trusts are using its framework to improve […]

Service User Network – 5 February 2014

February 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

This afternoon I will be live blogging from our Service User Network meeting.  This is  Barbara, by the way, and this is the first live blog I’ve done so please bear with me. We’ve started already, (it’s just taken me a while to get into the laptop!) so I’ll try […]