NIECR Functionality & Capability Awareness Session Live Tweets

NIECR Functionality & Capability Awareness Session Live Tweets

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Top Tweets from NICON 2013

Top Tweets from NICON 2013

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SK Diary – w/c 4 March 2013

SK Diary – w/c 4 March 2013

NICON 2013 This week I attended the annual conference of the Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Services (NICON), which is the NI equivalent of the NHS Confederation. The title was ‘Transforming Your Care: Transforming Our Practice’ and focused a lot on the change agenda for health and social care in NI.  It was a great opportunity to be away from the day job and to sit back and look at the big picture …

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SK Diary – w/c 25 February 2013

SK Diary – w/c 25 February 2013

This was a busy week with a lot going on so I will pick out some highlights to reflect on and discuss. Healthcare Social Media Last Friday Heather Moorhead (@HmmMoorhead) the Director of the Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Services (NICON) asked if I would organise live tweeting for the NICON 2013 Conference – Transforming Your Care: Transforming Our Practice – on 6 & 7 March.  I agreed and we spoke again early this week …

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Francis Briefing and Discussion

Francis Briefing and Discussion

Below you will find the live tweet transcript from the Francis Briefing and Discussion I attended on Friday 22 February 2013. Along with key learning points from the event I have included key learning points about healthcare social media (#hcsm), engagement and live tweeting as I’m trying to promote and encourage all three in NI (and further afield). View the story “Francis Report Briefing & Discussion” on Storify    

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SK Diary – w.c. 7 January

SK Diary – w.c. 7 January

I’m back again after not writing my weekly diary for the last 3 weeks.  This was due to a mixture of taking some time off over the holidays and of being extremely busy on the days when I was working.   Winter Pressures Over the holiday period the winter pressures arrived with a vengeance and my clinical sessions in the AMU have been incredibly busy. The current AMU setup at the RVH in Belfast is …

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SK Diary – w/c 3 Dec

SK Diary – w/c 3 Dec

Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service On Tuesday and Wednesday I was in Manchester for my annual panellist training.  We were reminded that we are no longer GMC panellists, but are in fact MPTS panellists. The MPTS was launched on 11 June 2012 and the blurb on the front of our training folder describes it succinctly: We got a useful update on the work of the GMC Standards & Ethics Team.  The Medical Act 1983 (amended) gives …

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Welcome to My Blog!

Welcome to My Blog!

How’s it going? Welcome to my personal website and, more specifically, my blog. Here I’ll be posting my thoughts on all the different fields I work in. Check back often to see what I’m currently working on, as well as to share ideas.

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