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Slowing down to speed up

Like many people at this time of the year I am slowing down to be with family, to take a break from the busy-ness of work and term time. In the last two weeks I have had a couple of …

The importance of primary care

Sharing this video of Professor Richard Roberts discussing the importance of primary care, evidence based care and guidelines, patient centred care, family doctoring in relation to continuity – an ongoing relationship and comprehensiveness of services, understanding the patient’s values in …

Foundations in Mindful Leadership

Thank you to the Gippsland Leaders who joined me for the Foundations in Mindful Leadership retreat last Friday, a real privilege for me.

Imagine if everything you did at work was completely aligned to your values and that over time …

I don’t have time to be nice at work

Have you ever said something like “I don’t have time to be nice at work“?

What do you prioritise at work?

Do you want to be that person who has no time to be kind?

Is stress or …

Is Mindfulness the antidote to Modern Life?

Last week I had the privilege of participating in the Mindful Leadership Forum hosted by Wakeup! in Sydney.  Of course there was that wonderful feeling of being a little warmer in the harbour city whilst Gippsland was being drenched in …

Do you need an App to filter your interruptions for you?

The App will measure how active your prefrontal cortex is and actively filter out your notifications, until your brain is less involved in higher order thinking. Whilst I see the appeal of a machine managing all of this distraction for …

Effective communication with patients makes the difference in health

Dr Ranjana Srivistava, Oncologist was asked on Q&A recently what is her sputnik moment in health care?*  By this the host, Tony Jones explained that he meant something that has never happened before, that she (and the other eminent panellists), …