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My Thoughts On The Future of Hospices 

Recently two people got in touch with me and asked me a question about my thoughts on the future of hospices and hospice care. I spent about 2-2.5 hours thinking, brainstorming, and writing everything down in an email response. However,…

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Personalised Care & Palliative Care: How Can They Help Each Other?

I’ve been writing this blog for a few weeks now but got interrupted by my admission to hospital with sepsis last Sunday. Then yesterday I saw a blog by Tracey Bleakley, CEO of Hospice UK, talking about the very subject…

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2018 Disability Power 100 List: Becoming One Of The Most Influential Disabled People in Britain

This week it was announced that I had been named as one of the 100 most influential disabled people in Britain, on the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List.  What is the Disability Power 100 List? The Shaw Trust Power…

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NHS Peer Leadership Academy: Day 4 (second residential)

So, continuing my series about the NHS Peer Leadership Academy, here’s an update on Day 4 (aka day 2 of the second two-day residential, the first residential being in September, the final residential being in November). I am now home…

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IHUG/ESNEFT User Group Celebration & Workshop; 12/10/18

Fantastic day today at the IHUG (Ipswich Hospital User Group) celebration at Ipswich Hospital today where I was giving a presentation and then supporting their workshop afterwards.   In my speech I talked about my work and achievements, how I…

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Hospice Care Week & #HatsOn4CPC

This week it’s Hospice Care Week. All of you know I am a palliative and hospice care advocate having been a beneficiary of such services since I was 17.  You all know my story, being born with health problems and…

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Awareness Weeks, Months & Days in September

Well back to blogging but on my new website. I thought I’d do a post about a few awareness days/weeks/months that are current this month or fall this week. Sepsis Awareness Month  First off, September is Sepsis Awareness Month. I’ve…

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#ExpOfCare Week; A Patient Perspective on Professionals’ Attitude, Behaviour, Approach & Compassion & its Effect on Experience Of Care

#Hellomynameis Lucy Watts MBE. I’m a 24 year old young adult with a progressive, life-limiting condition that has caused very complex medical needs. This means I spend a lot of time in the company of healthcare professionals and far too…

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Hope For A Diagnosis: My NMCCC Admission March 2018 for a Muscle Biopsy

This week I was admitted to the Neuromuscular Complex Care Centre (NMCCC) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square (NHNN). This admission was for my muscle biopsy, long awaited - I’ve been waiting since 2016, and we…

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To Friendship & A Collaborative Partnership; My Meeting with Dr Tedros, Director General of the World Health Organisation

Today I had the greatest pleasure of a personal meeting with Dr Tedros, Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding my palliative care advocacy work and ensuring that palliative care gets included in universal health coverage packages. The…

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