Monthly Archives: May 2017

Dementia Carer Voices May 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Awareness Week 2017 is coming up #DAW2017 Dementia Awareness Week 2017 is next week, from 28th May to 4th June. To mark the occasion and to raise awareness of dementia, DCV will be holding a series of events and

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Pledges from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Massive thanks to Gail Naylor, Nursing and Midwifery Director for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTH) and all the wonderful team for inviting Tommy to speak at the trusts Dementia Awareness Conference on 18 May. Tommy has had the great honour to speak

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Glasgow Housing Association and #WMTY17

This weeks guest blog comes from Gregory Hill-O`Connor, Our Voice Co-ordinator at the ALLIANCE.  Greg tells us about his visit to Glasgow Housing Association and What Matters to You Day.   As a keen student of social policy, and in particular how

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@CombinedNHS Launch What Matters To You Pledge Trees

Big thanks to Maria Nelligan @Nell1Maria – Director of Nursing and Quality, Julie Anne Murray @JulieAnneM2016,  Colin Burgess @StaffsOatcakes and all at @CombinedNHS  Trust for inviting Tommy to speak at their Annual Conference and help launch initially 25 what matters to you pledge trees across all

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Dementia Carer Voices attend Focus on Dementia Conference

On the 10th May, ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw and Policy and Information Intern William Griffiths attended Focus on Dementia’s conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow. Tommy and William manned our stand and engaged

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North West Non-Medical Prescribers Pledge to Make a Difference

Thanks to David Reddy Admin and Clerical Support Officer the Association of Non-Medical Prescribers for kindly inviting Tommy to speak at their Annual Conference at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford on April 25th 2017.  Also, a big thanks to Dr

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“It Isn’t Joy in Work; Joy IS the Work”

Todays blog comes from Hans Hartung from NHSAA. He talks about the power and importance of connectedness in experiencing joy in your work.  Linking nicely with #WMTY17 Kate Hilton of the IHI Open School, Helen Bevan of the NHS England,

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