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A Story That Begins With a Hospital, Ends With a Hospital (oh and there are hospitals in the middle of the story, too)

Originally posted on Headspace Perspective:
I was nervous about going to hospital this morning. It had been a long time coming, and many preparations had been put in place. Last night, I got ready my bag and the outfit I was going to wear, to help…

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Hurly-burly

Originally posted on Headspace Perspective:
Phew. The week has been hurly-burly, with myriad emotions. Bittersweet highs: so many people remembering Hugo for his birthday, beautiful gifts full of symbolism; Hugo’s Legacy trending on Twitter. Every day since Hugo’s birthday thinking what…

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A bowl of buttercream, gin on tap and a Joe shaped 5yr old with a cherry on top please. Then, and only then am I content …..

Originally posted on smalltimemum1:
‘isn’t motherhood just a.ma.zing. As soon as Lily was pulled out of me , I wanted another one.Lets get back on the horse I said to Rob. I just want more babies. I love babies babies’…

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Farewell, 2014 – the worst year of my life – and the best

Originally posted on Headspace Perspective:
Well, 2014. In a few days it will be time for us to part ways. I shall be sorry to see you go. There will be some who will find that strange. Yes, 2014 has…

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The Imitation Game – art imitating real life?

Originally posted on Dr Sue Black:
Having spearheaded the most recent campaign to save Bletchley Park and being part of the campaign to get Alan Turing on a banknote I was very apprehensive about seeing the new film “The Imitation…

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Domestic abuse: from having it all to a life of hell

Originally posted on sammieb1980:
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/oct/10/domestic-abuse-criminalise-coercive-control-emotional-financial-sexual-physical What struck me about this particle article this morning is that currently, only 6.5% of reported domestic violence incidents lead to a conviction – that is a shockingly low percentage and possibly another barrier as…

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Square Peg Round Hole

Originally posted on Headspace Perspective:
Perinatal mental health services have been in the news today – or rather, the lack of them. As has been reported in The Guardian, the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) found that half of the 193…

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Circle in the sand

Originally posted on @qualityjill:
Today , we left for a short walk along the coastal path to the right of Treyarnon bay, a quiet beach at this time of year to the south of Padstow. It’s almost the end of…

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A Picture can paint a thousand words

This is graphic I created for a hospital on NHS Change Day. It was a direct quote from a nurse..I think it is a wonderful pledge.

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Change; be brave, be positive ! My thoughts for NHS Change Day 2014

 I need to share ….. I am a ‘believer’, a supporter, a ‘champion’ of NHS Change Day!  Have I still got your attention?  Good! As an avid Tweet-er  I have been following the awareness and interest growing for NHS Change Day … Continue reading

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