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“It’s all about my life, with my condition, on my terms” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day five of the DAfNE self management course

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As Director of Development and Improvement with the ALLIANCE, I am responsible for our Self Management work. I am also responsible for the long term conditions I live with. I’m embarking on a week long self management course – join me in a series of daily blogs to find out how I get on… Click Read more to find out about the final day.

“It’s all about my life, with my condition, on my terms” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day five of the DAfNE self management course: Read more >

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“A scary injection” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day four of the DAfNE self management course

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As Director of Development and Improvement with the ALLIANCE, I am responsible for our Self Management work. I am also responsible for the long term conditions I live with. I’m embarking on a week long self management course – join me in a series of daily blogs to find out how I get on… Click Read more to find out about day four.

“A scary injection” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day four of the DAfNE self management course: Read more >

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“Feeling ‘new’ again” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day three of the DAfNE self management course

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As Director of Development and Improvement with the ALLIANCE, I am responsible for our Self Management work. I am also responsible for the long term conditions I live with. I’m embarking on a week long self management course – join me in a series of daily blogs to find out how I get on… Click Read more to find out about day three.

“Feeling ‘new’ again” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day three of the DAfNE self management course: Read more >

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“134 years’ experience of living with diabetes” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day two of the DAfNE self management course

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As Director of Development and Improvement with the ALLIANCE, I am responsible for our Self Management work. I am also responsible for the long term conditions I live with. I’m embarking on a week long self management course – join me in a series of daily blogs to find out how I get on… Click Read more to find out about day two.

“134 years’ experience of living with diabetes” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day two of the DAfNE self management course: Read more >

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“After all, it’s my diabetes” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day one of the DAfNE self management course

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As Director of Development and Improvement with the ALLIANCE, I am responsible for our Self Management work. I am also responsible for the long term conditions I live with. I’m embarking on a week long self management course – join me in a series of daily blogs to find out how I get on… Click Read more to find out about day one.

“After all, it’s my diabetes” Kevin Geddes’ experience on day one of the DAfNE self management course: Read more >

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“The patient is centre-stage” by Dr Jacqueline Mardon

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Dr Jacqueline Mardon from the NHS Centre for Integrative Care shares her experience if winning the Best Self Management Resource at the Self Management Awards in 2016.

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7 Stops on the Self Management Network Scotland Roadshow 2016

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To share learning about self managing long term conditions, the Self Management Network Scotland delivered 8 events in 2016 attended by over 300 people. Read about the 7 stops on our journey, the learning we’re taking away and what will be happening next.

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My Experience of the Self Management Awards 2016 by John Fogarty

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John Fogarty shares his experience of attending the Self Management Awards ceremony in 2016. “The stories and presentations from all concerned, proved just how positive attitude and helping yourself, together with guidance and information brings positive results in most illnesses and various conditions. “

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Creating a #FairerHealthierScotland through social prescribing

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In our work to create a fairer, healthier Scotland, NHS Health Scotland recognises the fundamental role that wider social determinants of health have to play in improving the mental health and wellbeing of all of Scotland. That is why we were partners in the Self Management and Social Prescribing National Advisory Group. Social prescribing is an important means of supporting the self management of a range of mental health problems.

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New Self Management Service for people with neurological conditions in Aberdeen

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New Sue Ryder self management service for people with neurological conditions in Aberdeen aims to help people live more independently at home for longer. With a team of support workers and volunteers we will aim to equip people with the skills and confidence to help look after their own health and give people back a bit independence.

New Self Management Service for people with neurological conditions in Aberdeen: Read more >

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