Monthly Archives: June 2015

#WhyWeDoResearch Campaign by Michael Keeling

Well here goes … my first attempt at writing a blog and what better subject than the power of social media and the #whywedoresearch campaign. I was definitely a non-believer with all things social media.  I did not get Friends … Continue reading

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Bumblebees: Making the Impossible Possible by Teresa Chinn MBE RN

I recently came across this on my Facebook page and felt immediately drawn to it, not only is the picture what some might describe as “colourful content” but also I feel that it’s a very wise little quote. The reason … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust by Shelagh Creegan

Shelagh Creegan, an occupational therapist from Dundee, attended a special event at Sir Winston Churchill’s birthplace of Blenheim Palace, on Wednesday 27th May, to mark the 50th anniversary of his living legacy – The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT), and … Continue reading

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Can you see what I mean? by Laorag Hunter

My definition of successful communication is broad. For me, successful communication is communication that works. Simply put, a message “works” when the person I am communicating with gets the meaning I intended. When you hear, read or see something and … Continue reading

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The Home Based Memory Rehabilitation Programme by Emma Coutts

This blog was first published by our sister health blog, DGhealth in 2014. When I took up my post as an Occupational Therapist (OT)  within the Mental Health, Substance Misuse and Learning Disability Service in NHS Dumfries and Galloway as a new graduate, … Continue reading

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