Just now I feel like a swan in a pond. Everything looks ok on the outside but under the water it can be furiously paddling to stay a float. In January 2022 when I developed the urachal cyst never did I envision what has unfolded let alone still be battling 14 months later. I am… Continue reading Floundering a little
Going green with inhalers…..
If you are on social media and follow some people in the asthma world you will see that this seems to be a big topic. You will also more than likely see this image: Ventolin Evohaler vs Ventolin Accuhaler The humble Ventolin Evohaler pMDI (pressurised metered dose inhaler) or puffer is taking a huge amount… Continue reading Going green with inhalers…..
Being a Health Advocate
and how does it differ around the world?? Last April I was in Dallas Texas attending the HealthEvoices (HeV) meeting. A meeting for health advocates to meet and learn from each other. I went out there thinking I knew what health advocacy was but I was wrong to some extent. A while back I put… Continue reading Being a Health Advocate
Guest blog post: Why being a Volunteer is Important in healthcare?
And how to keep them happy and feeling valued. Hi, My name is Mark Hudson, You probably have no idea who I am, that’s ok I’d be surprised if you did. Olivia and I met in August of 2018 at an ICU steps Edinburgh event, Creativity in ICU recovery, it was my first speaking event.… Continue reading Guest blog post: Why being a Volunteer is Important in healthcare?
May is asthma awareness month!!!
May is asthma awareness month. Asthma is a disease which is so misunderstood. Many will live with asthma quite happily and think 'its just asthma' but then there is the small portion of people who battle asthma everyday and just getting up in the morning is achievable because of a concoction of medication and then… Continue reading May is asthma awareness month!!!