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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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Let’s build bridges, not walls…#BlackHistoryMonth2016

As we begin another year of shining the spotlight on the history of my people, I am moved to jot a few lines down. It’s another year when various organisations and individuals participate in a myriad of activities to commemorate, celebrate and often to discover the history of the black race. I hate the word […]

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Diversity in the NHS!

The UK is becoming increasingly diverse. Diversity can be defined as “the state or quality of being different or varied”. The case for the need to develop a more diverse NHS has been made. Roger Kline’s ‘Snowy White Peaks of the NHS survey of discrimination in governance and leadership and the potential impact on patient […]

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Live together as brothers or perish together as fools? Crunch time!

Recent events have compelled me to reflect on the world we live in. We’ve come a long way in terms of technological advances, yet we have made little progress in some other areas including race relations. We can fly to Mars, yet we can’t live in peace on earth. How ironic! How sad!  Now, more […]

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What do you see?

What do you see when you look at me?  Do you see my smile?  Do you see my heart? Do you see my dreams?  Do you see my hopes? What do you see when you look at me?  Do you see my fears? Do you see my pain? Do you see me as an equal […]

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My Day at The Abbey

This has truly been a momentous week for me. On 11th May, I led the procession of the lamp as a Florence Nightingale Scholar at The Florence Nightingale Commemorative Service at Westminster Abbey, London. To say, I am proud, is an understatement. To say, I’m humbled, is understandable. To say, I feel like history has […]

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Diversity Rules! 

  Why put barriers up or obstacles in your own way? Life is already full of many challenges that we often have no control over. So, it goes without saying that we must change the things we can. Yes, focus on your circle of influence and start making changes today. Carpe diem!  Dream big, work hard […]

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Compassionate living Diversity matters Positive living! Work study life balance

Positive Vibes!💖✍🏾👍 (29.1.16)

Welcome to the second post in my weekly Positive Vibes feature. Here’s the link to the first feature’s post: http://linkis.com/wordpress.com/sTtQ6 Here’s the tweet for the tweeters too😉: https://twitter.com/mcintoshnichole/status/691053485366730754  Thanks for the ‘positive vibes’ that you sent my way with your likes and comments last week. Your feedback really means a lot and I will continue […]

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3 Day Quote Challenge – Day 2

   “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear”. This is a powerful quote from Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr, and is my choice for day 2 of the 3 Day Quote Challenge that I was nominated for. There are many areas of our lives in which […]

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