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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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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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Do our crisis plans really help everyone?

The devastation is clear to see in Louisiana from tropical storm Laura. In the middle of a pandemic people were faced with needing to evacuate their homes which for many had been a place of safety from Covid-19. But it … Continue reading

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The full facts

I had another trip to Accident and Emergency at the weekend. It was Friday night and as busy as you would expect. They have a lot to do and I understood that the doctor was rushing between patients. The experience … Continue reading

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With gratitude

There was a sign on the wall of Accident and Emergency as I waited with my mum for her to see the doctor. It read ‘be the reason someone smiles today’. After 48 hours dealing with a whole range of … Continue reading

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‘No fluff’ revisited

Twelve months ago, I was compelled to write a blog to try and explain the important role that public sector communicators had following a critical article in a national newspaper. (You can read it through this link https://amandacomms1.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/no-fluff-here/) It is … Continue reading

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A moment in time

I missed tonight’s #Commschat on Twitter and it was probably because I need to manage my time better. Being serious the subject under discussion was where time challenges occur and what can be done to ensure there is some thinking … Continue reading

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Widen your horizons

It has been an interesting year with highs and lows. One thing I didn’t expect from 2018 was to make two trips to Norway which is definitely one of the high points. I have to admit to knowing very little … Continue reading

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The people versus

In a world of GDPR and AI it is very easy to lose sight of what is important. We are all busy people with a long list of things to do, boxes to tick and tasks to achieve. The modern … Continue reading

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Snow joke

For the majority of the week there has been only one topic of conversation – the weather or as the newspapers would term it extreme weather or snowmaggedon. It has dominated the media with reporters being stuck in windswept and … Continue reading

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