ethics

Reflections

On 18th February I am going into hospital, for elective surgery. That means, in short hand, surgery I have chosen to have. Who knew I would ever do that? I have a lot of...

12 Diverse Days of Christmas #Two

Today’s blog on Boxing Day comes from Melissa Lawrence, the CEO of The Taylor Bennett Foundation, of which I am chair. The Taylor Bennett Foundation is a charity that exists to increase ethnic diversity...

12 Diverse Days of Christmas #one

A few years ago, we published a 12 Days of Christmas blog and it was really popular, so this year we are back. Day one is me, Sarah Pinch, the MD of Pinch Point...

Where are the women?

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Investing in yourself, others and the future. Part three

Investing in the future I am so passionate about diversity and equality, I spend a lot of my tie volunteering my time to support individuals and organisations who are also working in this space. ...

Investing in yourself, others and the future. Part two

Investing in others I have written often about the amazing inspiration that came from my maternal grandmother.  She was a feminist, a campaigner, the owner of hats, gloves, handbags and shoes in every hue...

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas: Community

Today’s blog is by me, after eleven days of guest blogs, I want to take the opportunity to round off the twelve days of Christmas by talking about community. Community can describe a locality...

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas: Compassion

Today our blog is written by someone who gave me such a lot of support when I joined NHS communications, some ten years ago.  The Foundation Trust Network, as it was then (now NHS...

On the Ninth Day of Christmas: Change

Today is all about change.  I am delighted to welcome the CEO of the Taylor Bennett Foundation, Sarah Stimson.  I’ve got to know Sarah over the last four or five years and when I...

On the Seventh day of Christmas – Charisma

Today, Rachel Royall, Director of Communications for NHS Digital writes about charisma;  Rachel and I first met at an event for aspirant NHS Directors of Nursing – and greeted each other with the words...

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