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The Maroons

Come and witness the healing art of poetry. Use your voice for the upliftment of others and ensure you are on the right side of history. This poem is for the Maroons. My tribe. ❤️💛💚🇯🇲✊🏾 It’s available on my YouTube channel as well Nichole McIntosh FRSA Subscribe and comment while you’re there and share with […]

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Don’t be shocked!

I’ve lost count of the number of times that I’ve heard my brothers and sisters of a lighter hue say they are shocked. It has got to the point where I feel that my plight and the plight of those who look like me is being mocked. Don’t be shocked! In times likes these with […]

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How blogging gave me back my mojo! #100blogposts🎉 #2years

This is one of the shortest blogposts I will ever write. I guess it’s true that quality trumps quantity. That’s kinda ironic when I highlight that this post is in honour of my 100th blogpost! Yes, I’m celebrating 100 posts on my Human Touch ❤✍🏽 Blog. For anyone who joined my blog recently, here’s a […]

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Mary Seacole Inspires Me!: Diary of a Nurse Leader. 

October is celebrated as Black History Month in the UK. For me, everyday is black history day because my life is a celebration of the legacy of so many who went before me. As we come to the end of the official month of activities, I take a moment to reflect on the lives and […]

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Let’s be great…together! ❤

This quote by Dr Martin Luther King resonates with me for a number of reasons. It’s the thought that “everybody can be great…” that is such a powerful and enlightening awakening. It goes, to some extent, against what some of us were led to believe were the prerequisites of attaining greatness. This is because it […]

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

This 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-tN As I reflect on my nursing career as […]

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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 …😅 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. […]

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Lifting as I rise!

I’m often challenged to use the platform I have to give back, to mentor and to give hope to others who look up to me. I passionately accept the challenge and continue to do all I can to live up to the high standards that I’ve set for myself.  I’m a fighter. I’m relentless. I’m […]

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Thank you! 

This post is to mark the moment for myself and my readers. Thanks for being a part of my journey and for inspiring me to continue to inspire others especially on the days when it gets difficult. Hope you enjoy reading these two feature articles about my journey so far. They are intended to share […]

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Great Expectations! 

A month into my new role as Head of Nursing of Specialist Medicine and Support Services, I’m excited! I’m excited because I have been given this amazing opportunity to inspire and lead a team of nurses in delivering first class care and first class patient experience. I’m excited because there are many challenges that will […]

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