8 articles Tag medical leadership symposium

‘Thinking outside of the box’ article published in NI Healthcare Review

‘Thinking outside of the box’ article published in NI Healthcare Review

My article on Medical Leadership, my own leadership journey, my portfolio career as a Physician and Freelance Consultant, and the HSC Changeday experiment was published in Issue 92 2014 of the Northern Ireland Healthcare Review.  You can read it in the online version of the magazine below.

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Top Tweets from MLS2013

Top Tweets from MLS2013

A selection of tweets from the Northern Ireland Medical Leadership Symposium (www.medleadsymposium.co.uk) on Friday 21 June 2013 at Titanic Belfast. View the story “Top Tweets From MLS2013″ on Storify

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SK Diary – w/c 22 April 2013

SK Diary – w/c 22 April 2013

Meeting with Simon Hamilton MLA On Wednesday morning I met with Simon Hamilton MLA, the Assembly Private Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Personnel who is set to succeed Sammy Wilson MLA in the role in 2013. This meeting came about through my involvement in healthcare social media.  Simon and I crossed tweets when I was live tweeting at NICON 2013 and he was tweeting from an accountancy conference.  We were both tweeting about …

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SK Diary – w/c 8 April 2013

SK Diary – w/c 8 April 2013

This is another post with two weeks rolled into one since I took a couple of days off for Easter w/c 1 April and things were generally quiet that week with so many other people being off. Quality 2020 E-Learning Platform On Friday morning (5 April) I attended a working group set up to take forward the E-learning workstream from Quality 2020.  The workstream is being led by Dr Cathy Jack, Deputy Medical Director at …

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SK Diary – w/c 25 March 2013

SK Diary – w/c 25 March 2013

I didn’t have time to write a diary for last week because I was busy writing the NI Healthcare Social Media Guide so I have combined the last two weeks in this post.  It’s been a busy and exciting couple of weeks with lots of meetings, energy and collaboration! IHM Leadership Lunch with Anne Clydesdale  On Tuesday 19th I attended the IHM (@ihmnireland) Leadership Lunch with Anne Clydesdale, Director of the Leadership Institute at Queens University …

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The NI Healthcare Social Media Guide

The NI Healthcare Social Media Guide

Last updated: 1 June 2013 The aim of this guide is to encourage and facilitate the growth of healthcare social media in Northern Ireland.  I’ll start by explaining what healthcare social media is, then I’ll explain the benefits, followed by some advice on avoiding pitfalls.  And finally I have compiled an NI Healthcare Social Media Directory to help you navigate your way into the HCSM community. My intention is to continue adding to this guide …

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SK Diary – w/c 11 March 2013

SK Diary – w/c 11 March 2013

Teaching and Training on Ward Rounds Over the past number of weeks I have been experimenting with a new teaching/training technique.  I select an appropriate review patient for the F1 or F2 to review while I fulfil the support role of writing in the notes and making the obs chart, kardex and fluid balance available. Before going to see the patient I ask the F1/2 to read the previous entries in the notes and consider …

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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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