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Life without Mummy and Daddy

Posted on by Mark Kelvin
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It’s not unusual for Community Links Practitioners to work with more than one member of a family. In this poem, ‘Jade’ age 11, writes about the difference that a Community Links […]

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If only every case was as open and closed…

Posted on by June Nye
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The CLP role itself is obviously still young and building understanding of its multifarious nature and the various duties involved, especially across the different levels of relevant stakeholders, of course […]

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Move It!

Posted on by June Nye
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I did a slight double take. Shelley* had just walked into my clinic and announced that she had been talking in the waiting room to Annette* (my next patient) and […]

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Q or A? – Reflections on the Q Inititiative

Posted on by June Nye
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In May 2015 I was invited to apply to be part of the founding cohort of the Q Initiative. Described as an initiative to ‘connect people skilled in health care […]

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Looking Back and Moving Forward

Posted on by June Nye
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June 2015 This month we held a Links Feedback and Planning afternoon for the practice team, taking time together to recap on the aims of the project, the activities under […]

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In the spirit of the Links Programme

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In the spirit of the Links Programme, and after reading some of my new colleague’s previous blogs (and as the ‘newbie’), I feel that I should make my first contribution […]

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Top tips for an aspiring Community Links Practitioner

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It’s been five months now since I started working as a Community Links Practitioner.  Starting a new job is always daunting and coming into this unique new project was no […]

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Statistically significant relationships

Posted on by Chris Gourley
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Through Mental Health Awareness Week various striking statistics remind us of the prevalence and complexity of mental health issues and how collectively and individually we can all be affected by such, […]

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Tears in Pollok (Isn’t that an Eric Clapton number?)

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This Links project has had me close to tears a few times recently. There was our recent full day learning journey. 6 doctors, one practice nurse and the Links practitioner […]

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Over a year in post…

Posted on by June Nye
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Over a year in post now, how time flies… as I spend time this month carrying out end of year appraisals with the Links Practitioners it is a good time […]

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