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Kay Haughton: “A career in nursing has been one of the best decisions I have ever made”

In celebration of International Nurses Day 2021, we have collated a blog series showcasing the amazing nurses that we are privileged to have as part of our team. Here, Kay Haughton, Director of Transformation, reflects on her career as a nurse… June 81 was the date I started my nurse training at Charing Cross Hospital…

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Alex Leach: “For me a nurse is not what you do, it’s what you are”

In celebration of International Nurses Day 2021, we have collated a blog series showcasing the amazing nurses that we are privileged to have as part of our team. Here, Alex Leach, Deputy Director of Innovation and Growth, reflects on her career as a nurse… I tell people several times a week “I’m a nurse” but…

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Hannah Little: “Many roads into nursing, many paths once you are there”

In celebration of International Nurses Day 2021, we have collated a blog series showcasing the amazing nurses that we are privileged to have as part of our team. Here, Hannah Little, Patient Safety Improvement Lead, reflects on her journey into nursing… I grew up with stories about my granny beaming with pride when she donned…

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RESTORE2 is supporting Ella and her team to provide appropriate and timely care

Ella Redler, Team Leader, Brandon Trust

Ella Redler is a team leader for the Brandon Trust at their Hampstead Road residential home which cares for people with a complex learning disability. Ella and some of her team attended our free RESTORE2 training in late 2020. The whole team of 23 staff are now trained.  In this blog Ella’s shares her views…

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The search for solutions to make a positive measureable impact on the social and health care workforce

Roger McDermott, Senior Programme Manager at the West of England AHSN

The domiciliary care workforce is under huge pressure – and with staff turnover and sickness levels so high, there is a clear need for support in this sector. In this blog, Roger McDermott, Senior Programme Manager at the West of England AHSN, shares his insights into the issues and needs – and explains the importance…

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Adopting care bundles to improve patient safety

Mark Juniper, Consultant in respiratory and intensive care medicine, Great Western Hospital and Clinical Lead at the West of England AHSN

Mark Juniper is a consultant in respiratory and intensive care medicine at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. He also works as a clinical lead at the West of England AHSN. Over the last year, when clinical commitments have allowed, he has been working on our adoption and spread safety improvement programme. This is part…

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