An Apple A Day

‘The patient’s perspective is at the heart of any discussion about integrated care. Achieving integrated care requires those involved with planning and providing services to impose the patient’s perspective as the organising principle of service delivery’ (Shaw et al 2011, after Lloyd and Wait 2005) Over the last seventeen years there has been more technological […]

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If Disney Ran Your Hospital – An Interview with Free Lee

Fred Lee is an American Author who is a nationally recognised expert and consultant in patient relations and service excellence.  His book ‘If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 ½ Things You Would Do Differently’ was awarded the 2005 Book of the Year from American College of Healthcare Executives.  Here he talks to us about the […]

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NHS – the National Home Service

Out-of-hospital initiatives are at the forefront of UK government plans to modernise the way the NHS delivers care. THE NHS often gets a bad press for being slow to adopt new medical technologies or practices. But when it comes to out-of-hospital initiatives, the health service is no slouch. Earlier this year, NHS England chief Simon […]

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Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit

Janet Wrathall has ten years of Naturopathic Medicine clinical experience. She has undergone training in the UK and internationally and with some of the most talented forward thinking innovators in the Natural Medicine Sector.  Here she talks to us about her passion. “Naturopathy is effectively an independent alternative healthcare profession in its own right, but […]

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Happiness is a Choice

Toni Mackenzie is a North West based Hypnotherapist, Life Coach and Counsellor. Here she tells us that everything stems from thoughts, which instigate feelings, create vibrations and ultimately attract our own unique reality. “My work is about helping people to feel calm, relaxed, confident, and ultimately, happy. So many people don’t realise that happiness doesn’t come […]

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