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Self Management Awards 2017 NOW OPEN!

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Self Management Awards 2017 are now open for nominations! The theme of this year’s awards is “Celebrating Change.” Find out how to apply for this year’s awards, including: Project of the Year, The Changemaker, Resource of the Year, Shazia Akhtar Individual Transformational Story of the Year and more.

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Tips from Crystal Tipps

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Deborah Slater, one of the judges in the Self Management Awards 2017 shares why she is looking forward to judging this year’s awards and why she wants to turn back time…

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Teleporting, judging and always inspiring

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Kirsty Gibson is a Community Nurse, one of the faces of the My Skills My Strength My Right to Work campaign and an all round inspirational person. Kirsty spoke at the Self Management Awards in 2015 about her experiences and we are delighted that she has agreed to judge the awards in 2017.

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Have you submitted your Self Management Award nomination yet?

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Just how long have you got left? If you need some help with your nomination form, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Self Management team. We are not judges so we can guilt-free offer you some help with your nomination form. Get in touch with us today.

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Gentleman, scholar, acrobat, judge and Policy Lead for Self Management

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Blythe Robertson is the policy lead for self management and health literacy at the Scottish Government. Blythe is a special guest judge for the year’s Self Management Awards. Here he shares his thoughts on the links between self management and health literacy and what he is most looking forward to about judging.

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Self-directed Support and the Impact on Self Management

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Colin Young, Senior Policy and Outcomes Officer at the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, summarises his report “Personal Experiences of Self-directed Support”and the findings which show the impact this can have on self management.

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New Anticipatory Care Plan can support self management

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The new National Anticipatory Care Plan (ACP) materials were launched in Edinburgh last week but what can does anticipatory care planning mean in relation to self management?

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The Journey So Far…

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It has officially been one year since I joined the Self Management Partnership and Practice Programme and what a quick year it has been so I’m taking some time out to reflect on what has been achieved so far.

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Networking for Change April 2017: “A New Normal”

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Summary of the Self Management Network Scotland Networking for Change event held in Glasgow on Thursday 27th April 2017. The aims of this event were to reconnect with members about their definitions of self management, how they share this with others and network activities they think work. Read more to find out about the learning from this event.

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Making it Easy: support to improve health literacy can remove barriers to wellbeing

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Blythe Robertson, Health Care Quality and Improvement at the Scottish Government shares information about how you can help with the refresh of the Scottish Government’s next Health Literacy Action Plan. We have the chance to change things for the better on this vital topic. What do you think we should focus on in the next phase of work?

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What do you need to know about Self Management Network Scotland?

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The Self Management Network Scotland has now been around for over two years and we have recently reached 500 members. We have gathered together some of the activities and achievements we are most proud of to share with you, and people who are interested in learning more about the network, in this video.

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