Archive of ‘Health Communication’ category

The First Nobody’s Patient Pilot Workshop

The first Nobody’s Patient pilot workshop was held last Friday, and was a resounding success. Nobody’s Patient is an extension of the maternity experience (#MatExp) project, looking at three key groups: Women who are seriously ill during pregnancy and birth; Families of babies who need neonatal or paediatric care; Families whose babies sadly die before, […] Read more…

Why We Need To Improve Perinatal Mental Health Support

We need to improve perinatal mental health support. With mental ill health remaining a taboo subject, experiencing mental ill health carrying a stigma, and mental ill health constantly misunderstood this all mental health services suffer from chronic underfunding and insufficient investment in terms of dedicated resources. Perinatal mental health is too often at the bottom […] Read more…

So That Other Doctors May Learn

Yesterday I arrived home from work to a response to my complaint about the appointment with a fertility consultant back in January. Now, I am fully aware from my years of experience working in the NHS that written responses can lack a human touch. Even so, this response takes the biscuit by refuting our version […] Read more…

The New Educators

At the end of October I travelled to central London to give a talk at a Royal Society of Medicine event about Hugo’s Legacy. The conference – Patients and Families as the New Educators – was organised in collaboration with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. In attendance were a variety of health […] Read more…

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