In times of great hardship and sometimes suffering we find out those who will stick by you through thick and thin, good times and bad, the friends that will always be there no matter what. Those friendships can come out of no where. I don't know when we became friends but we did, it was… Continue reading Zoe
Tuesday evening I had a fantastic time. It was the first meeting for the Critical Care Patient and Public Involvement Group in Edinburgh. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Scotland is no where near as organised as it is in England and funding is woeful, so to establish and run a group is a huge… Continue reading Critical Care does PPI
I have written often about being admitted to intensive care or the high dependancy unit or being reviewed by critical care staff and it always something I have just sort of dealt with and not thought to much more about it. That was until last night. I couldn't sleep for tossing and turning thinking about… Continue reading The Intensive Care Unit
Gosh! Im getting used to being the only patient speaking at research events!!! Today NHS Research Scotland (NRS) held an away day in Edinburgh with a variety of researchers, research managers, R&D, members of the CSO and various others. There was also me- not a researcher, research manager or in any of the other positions… Continue reading NHS Research Scotland Away day!
It is the NHS's 70th year this year. There has been a huge amount of different events to celebrate the 70th birthday but one thing I did come across recently on Twitter was #70nursebloggers and #70midwifebloggers inspired from a tweetchat held by Teresa Chinn the nurse behind @WeNurses (you can read more about Teresa on… Continue reading #WMTY18 #70nursebloggers