Thoughts and Ideas

  • 10 years at MES

    10 Years at MES

    We are both a little late and a little early for our entry for National Writing Day (@nationalwritingday) but their timing was out.  Our very own Hannah celebrated 10 years at MES recently and she put her creative writing skills to good use... read more

    1 month 3 days ago by Hannah Staunton About this blogger
  • Going rogue

    Last month, we held two workshops (in Leeds and London) with NHS Trust staff to gauge what these organisations are doing with membership, engagement and local accountability given that authorisations of new Foundation Trusts have seemingly... read more

    1 month 1 week ago by Maxine van Bommel About this blogger
  • Change is good

    Life is like underwear – change is good…

    Four weeks ago, I returned from an eight month break from work and from London. Within my first week back I was struck by a number of amusing examples of how people make adaptions to make travelling easier in the city. My first observation was... read more

    7 months 5 days ago by Elouise Smith About this blogger
  • It's good to talk

    I read the news today. O boy.

    No – not one of The Beatles’ finest tunes but really, the news. It was a bit bleak. I think maybe it’s a bad idea to look at the news anyway in January – it's cold and wet, the festivities are over, we are reflecting back on missed... read more

    11 months 6 days ago by Nick Goodman About this blogger
  • Patient involvement and carers

    Patient involvement and carers

    Our guest blog this week is from Lesley Goodburn, an independent patient experience consultant. Lesley has a wide range of experience in the NHS working in patient involvement and patient experience, and was the architect of an innovative multi... read more

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