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Self Management Awards 2017 Now Open!

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Self Management Awards 2017 and now open for nominations! The theme of this year’s awards is “Celebrating Change.” Read more to find out how to nominate a real changemaker for one of the six award categories.

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Exploring new ways of working in Partnership

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Some laid back music plays within the café at Fullerton ConneXtions, the buzz from all the small talk mixed with the smell of fresh scones sets the scene nicely on Wednesday 15th March for our event ‘Exploring new ways of working in partnership with the third sector and health and social care staff’, but how did we get here today?

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Michelle Howieson… on Risk and Self Management

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Following the IRISS on… Risk report published on 26th January 2017, we contacted members of the Self Management Network Scotland to find out their thoughts on the issue of risk in self management. Michelle Howieson, Director at Bipolar Scotland, shared with us her thoughts on risk and self management.

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SAVE THE DATES Self Management Week 2nd – 6th October 2017

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Self Management Week 2017 will take place between 2nd and 6th October 2017. Read about how you can get involved this year.

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Register for the Next Self Management Networking Event

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The next Self Management Network Scotland event will be held on Thursday 27th April 2017 in Glasgow. After two years, and with 475 members, we think it’s time to have a look at how we enable effective communication within the network and how you can share learning with one another. Read more to find out how to register!

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Lists of self-help resources for dyslexic people

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This blog post, written anonymously, tells you about lists of dyslexia-friendly resources on dyslexia and mental health and where you can download them.

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Your chance to help shape future digital GP services

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Over the past months, the ALLIANCE have been working with people and professionals on ‘Our GP’, a pioneering Scottish Government funded project that aims to ‘co-design’ future digital GP services. The exciting next step in the OurGP journey is the Online launch.

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Peer mentoring opportunity for people living with M.E. in Scotland

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Action for M.E. are now looking for people living with M.E. who would like to have peer mentor support. They are now looking for potential mentees in the Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife area. The project will be rolled out across Scotland in the future.

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“I have never looked back”

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Last year, we published a series of blogs written by our very own Kevin Geddes sharing his experience of completing the DAfNE diabetes self management course. We’re going to feature a series of blogs about self management courses and welcome submissions. If you have taken part in a course or delivered a course, get in touch to share your story. This week, read Pam’s story.

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“Every day is a winding road”

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Sheryl Crow sang “every day is a winding road” and, at times, it has seemed like that for me in 2016. That is in no way a complaint and I have been delighted to take the Self Management Network Scotland Roadshow to eight locations this year. I also know many people who travel much more than this for work but it has been a new experience for me this year.

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