New Zealand and Australia 2023

Hi All, I’m delighted to share the agenda for my visit to New Zealand and Australia. This is still a work in progress with some final details still to be confirmed, but the time is fast approaching. I’ll be presenting with the amazing Sandra Blake, Director of Clinical Services at Friendly Society Private Hospital in… Continue reading New Zealand and Australia 2023

How to optimise plus-size care

I was thrilled to be interviewed by the Nursing Times for a consensus document that was sponsored by Medstrom. Theres a round table discussion with input from a wide range of medical professionals and then my input as a patient advocate. The document is available free to download from the Nursing Times here .

Very excited!

I am beyond excited about a trip that is currently being planned. I make no secret of my hatred of flying but some opportunities are too amazing to turn down… I wont say too much at this stage but I’ll share further details as soon as everything is finalised.

Plus Size Day – guest speaker

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust recently held a plus sized day for their staff. Lots of manufacturers were gathered together to give practical demonstrations and work through some problem solving. It was great to meet so many practitioners who were passionate about improving the care they offer their patients. I spoke at the beginning of… Continue reading Plus Size Day – guest speaker

Discrimination to Empathy

Had the great pleasure to deliver another seminar in the Essential Helpcare series. This time we concentrated on looking at discrimination, and how we can all learn to be a little more empathetic. It’s always great to be working with Sandy Blake!

Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference – Veterans Affairs – Texas, USA

I had a wonderful opportunity to address the Nurses and Physiotherapists who take care of the US Military Veterans throughout Texas. Dr Susan Gallagher of the Celebration Institute was kind enough to invite me for a Q&A session, and the participants really took advantage of the chance. They asked lots of really challenging and thoughtful… Continue reading Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference – Veterans Affairs – Texas, USA