A few weeks ago I was shocked to hear the statistic when listening to the radio at home that 1 in 5 of the UK population live below our official poverty line...I consider myself to live in a seemingly developed country with one of the largest economies, yet there are people struggling to meet the basic need to feed themselves and their families?
Every year, MES takes a day (or two) away from the office to reflect on all things engagement, both within and outside of our Clarendon Road base. Here, one of our newest members of staff, Elizabeth Hickey, gives her take on strategy day 2017…
Back in May MES hosted its second annual conference dedicated to our area of work in the health sector: patient, public and staff engagement. Following our inaugural event in 2016 (ADVANCING health engagement and involvement) this year we looked at EMBEDDING Engagement in Health.