Category Archives: Covid-19

Time for a Think Through Brew

Sometimes all you need is a moment to reflect on what you have done and to think about what might be coming next. Continue reading

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An important safety message

In the North West it is claimed that the R rating for Covid-19 is now above 1. There has been lots of discussion about what that might mean in terms of response. In reality we have seen the leaders of … Continue reading

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Creating a new path

We are in what I am calling a mid-crisis phase. A little way from the recovery and yet still able to see and feel the first stages of the Covid-19 crisis. It is a period of reflection and time to … Continue reading

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A Global Response

In the past few months we have seen the importance of communication to helping people at a time of crisis. It can support the immediate response and preserve and protect life. It can show people the right thing to do. … Continue reading

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Deep breath…move on

It seems to have caught a few of us by surprise but today is 1 June and we heading to the half way point for 2020. I have heard comments that people hadn’t done what they wanted to, hadn’t achieved … Continue reading

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Crisis after crisis

You might think that having one crisis to deal with is enough, but life doesn’t always work that way. As everyone is struggling to deal with the Covid-19 crisis and all the turmoil it has created life is still going … Continue reading

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When it’s not ok

There are times when you just want to close the curtains and curl up shutting the whole world out. Tomorrow is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and now more than ever we need to recognise when help is … Continue reading

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Remember the basics

Another meeting on MS Teams or Zoom? We have all gone hi-tech now since lockdown has enforced home working on people. The impact of Covid-19 has meant we now need to keep our distance from others and inevitably it drives … Continue reading

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Living with a crisis

For many people today marks a change in the crisis that we have all being living through. Some are able to return to work for the first time, some are making the most of the outdoor activities that they can … Continue reading

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Mixed messages

After almost eight weeks of the ‘stay home, protect the NHS, save lives’ it appears we now know what the latest slogan is going to be. ‘Stay alert, control the virus, save lives’ is widely being reported as the next … Continue reading

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