Engagement, engagement, engagement and engagement! The Future of NHS Communications?

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the annual conference of the Association of Healthcare Communications and Marketing.   The main event was a talk by Simon Stevens NHS Chief Executive. He was really into engagement, engagement, engagement and engagement! The last session was a panel discussion called The Future of NHS Communications (engagement obs). This […]

Northamptonshire consultation on spending cuts looks exciting

This will be an interesting one to keep an eye on http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/Cuts-poll-results-due.6393589.jp.  To their merit Northamptonshire County Council took the bold decision quite a while ago that they needed to have a big debate about the financial challenges they are facing as a council.  They wanted to talk to local people about this challenge and […]

Venn diagram helps to explain what engagement is.

We came across this fascinating post on technorati yesterday http://technorati.com/blogging/article/social-venn-ting-paves-way-to/.  For those of you who struggle to explain what engagement is and what skills you need to get it right it could be a great help. Even more interesting is how well  this venn diagram explains the high level of interest in all things engagement […]