Life of uncertainty…the leadership challenge! (Diary of an unexpected nurse leader)

ο»ΏThis post is the second in a summer 'Reflections of a Trailblazer' blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The first post in this serious can be read here: http://wp.me/p5zWO2-tNο»Ώ As I reflect on my nursing career as … Continue reading Life of uncertainty…the leadership challenge! (Diary of an unexpected nurse leader)

Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.ο»Ώ

This post is the first in a summer 'Reflections of a Trailblazer' blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The series begins with a focus on my journey as a mature research student. Future posts will capture my … Continue reading Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.ο»Ώ

Compassion and courage: the leadership challenge!

In a world in which it can feel that everyone is watching out for number 1, it is humbling to see humanity in action. Witnessing compassion, selflessness and other altruistic behaviour in my daily life brings joy to my heart and renews my faith in humanity.  Someone once told me that it takes courage to … Continue reading Compassion and courage: the leadership challenge!

Jamaica Road Trip! The return leg! #TravelBlogger #StunningViewsπŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ½β€

Representing Team Jamaica πŸ‡―πŸ‡². Sharing the return leg of my road trip.  #Stunning #Epic #Beautiful #PreciousMemories πŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜ŽπŸ§β€  When will you visit Jamaica to see these views for yourself?!  We would really love to see you and show you around β€πŸ’›πŸ’š Please like, comment and share! πŸ‡―πŸ‡²

Jamaica Road Trip! Via the South Coast! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ§πŸ—πŸ±

I'm in travel blogger heaven. 4 hours + of sheer Jamaican natural beauty! I had to stop myself from taking thousands of pics!  Here are the best of the best to showcase the views! #Epic #Amazing #BloomingMarvellousπŸ˜ŽπŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜β€πŸ’›πŸ’š

Touring your country! When Jamaicans abroad return to yaad! β€πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜ŽπŸ§

Just under a week to go on our Jamaica πŸ‡―πŸ‡² voyage. We're having a great time as these pics show! The last 48 hours have been simultaneously hectic yet relaxing. The 28 degrees celcius heat is not for the faint hearted either.  The main event was my dad's 70th birthday party last night. It was … Continue reading Touring your country! When Jamaicans abroad return to yaad! β€πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ‡―πŸ‡²πŸ˜ŽπŸ§

And we’re off! πŸ‡±πŸ‡·—>

Our mini break in New York was absolutely amazing! All good things must come to an end though. There's so much left to see and do that we've agreed that we will have to return!😊 I even caught up with my old high school friend, Kareen who I haven't seen for over 20 years!😊 πŸ‘‡πŸ½πŸ‘‡πŸ½πŸ‘‡πŸ½ … Continue reading And we’re off! πŸ‡±πŸ‡·—>

Londoners take New York – part 2πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡±πŸ‡·

All in a day's excitement when Londoners take New York. Day 2 was amazing! From visiting the Freedom Tower and 911 Memorial to taking the ferry to Staten Island to see the Statue of Liberty and then the subway to Times Square!!! New York, New York, really is the city that never sleeps.πŸ‡±πŸ‡·πŸ˜Š

Hearing voices in the NHS: thoughts of a nurse researcher

Are you hearing voices? Interesting question to ask yourself. No, I haven't lost the plot. Bear with ...πŸ˜… As a nurse leader in the NHS, I hear voices each day. Some more clearly than others.  I hear the voices of front line staff. (even if they are silent ) I hear the voices of patients. … Continue reading Hearing voices in the NHS: thoughts of a nurse researcher