Category Archives: challenge

A little kindness

Being kind to each other is going to be really vital in the coming weeks. Continue reading

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Here comes the old new year

Fundamental to effective crisis communication is building trust and confidence, and this comes through open and honest communication that happens at every stage of the emergency. Continue reading

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Tiers for fears

Christmas is a time to be cautious but find sensible ways to visit relatives that you have missed during much of 2020. It is not a time to have a loss of all restrictions. Continue reading

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The brain drain

This latest news has, as I saw one public sector communicator say ‘been a slap in the face’. Continue reading

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Facing the future by focusing on today

I like many people watched the announcement of a month long lockdown with concern and rising anxiety. It was made worse by the drip, drip of information during the day, the delay in the press conference and some unfathomable charts. … Continue reading

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How are you doing?

There is so much we can do to help each other and in helping each other boost our own wellbeing. Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year?

When you are living with a crisis you are not able to take time off in the same way. Continue reading

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Rumour, speculation and leaks

Living in Greater Manchester I am expecting to face similar restrictions but with no clarity and just having the carrot of a Boris Johnson statement later dangled in front of me brings anxiety. Will it impact on my work? How will my life have to change again? How long will I face restrictions? Continue reading

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Nine weeks, and another nine weeks

For the past nine weeks I have been living within tougher Covid-19 restrictions. Wigan for many weeks had a much lower rate than the rest of Greater Manchester. The latest figures show that it is now among the worst of … Continue reading

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‘A marathon not a sprint’

The mental impact of Covid-19 has not yet really been seen. Many people haven’t accepted that they are struggling and may need help. Continue reading

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