Today, we all know the 5th of November as Bonfire Night, but the roots of this centuries-old tradition are much more than an evening of sparks and illumination…
You can learn new things about different celebrities and their problems. It has been helpful to know that other people in life that have been through challenging things as well.
A known method of communication but done with style, the Bierley Bulletin is a service-user led magazine that details everything going on in the hospital. Its aim is to make communication better by showing all the amazing things that have been going on in the hospital for the past 3 months.
‘Who am I?”- It’s based on Guess Who, but using black icons from history- from sports people, musicians to civil rights activist.
Truthfully speaking, the first visit to the hospital I’m based out of was a thoroughly daunting experience.
“Imagine entering hospital in the good old days and re-entering community post pandemic. In my mind it looks like a scene from Heartbeat skipping to an episode of Star Trek”
“The graphic gives a good round up of meetings; it is an accessible, positive, and visual way to capture what has been spoken about. We also use the graphics in Journals as part of service memory keepsakes and people very much enjoy receiving them as part of a ‘thank you.’ They are inspirational and motivational”
“Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. We can choose to walk through it with all of our baggage. Or we can walk through lightly, with little luggage, ready to imagine another world.”
I have been in services for 9 years in various hospitals around the country and it has been very challenging at times for me and my family. I didn’t think until now, that the challenges we face as a family would test us any further, until Covid-19 came. It came and shook everyone up as a nation, for me I didn’t expect to go through anymore heartache but the challenges that coincided with the virus were unexpected for everyone, especially me.
I don’t know about you, but I love pudding and custard! When I was in hospital, we had it nearly every day and sticky toffee pudding and custard was my favourite!