Last Saturday, for the first time since Brexit, a Condor ferry and a Manche-Iles Express ferry arrived from Granville carrying passengers who didn’t all have French passports. This didn’t stop them enjoying the day in Jersey, however, as those French citizens travelling only with their national ID cards were able to take advantage of a … Read more Opportunity through Connectivity
Month: April 2023
Opportunity through Connectivity
I have been blessed to observe Ramadan for many years of my life. Staying up with family through the night, spending the hours before sunrise eating and laughing in a delirious state of sleep deprivation, trying to pray in prostration with a full stomach, fasting through the workday and eagerly awaiting sunset for a glass … Read more Eid Mubarak
NOT a load of rubbish!
Jersey needs to REDUCE the amount of waste we produce, to help us reach net zero emissions as part of the Carbon Neutral Roadmap.
Prison Governor reflections two years in
Tuesday 6 April 2021 is the date we found ourselves on an empty freight ferry to Jersey. Ready to isolate at an unfamiliar address with three children, a dog and a husband who had spent 22 years deploying in the military. This was to ensure that, coming from the UK, we did not put the … Read more Prison Governor reflections two years in
All about Preventative Screening Programmes
Who is the Preventative Screening Team LIS, BONNIE, SARAH, JAYNE, LAUREN, LIZ, and SUE. We all work together as a part of the screening team at Maison la Pape. The screening services aim to reduce your risk and detect problems early before you experience symptoms. In the Preventive Screening Programmes Team, we work hard to … Read more All about Preventative Screening Programmes
My visit to the Alcohol and Drugs Service
One of the best parts of my job is getting to meet the wonderful and committed people that work both within my department and in the Island’s healthcare sector more widely. Since I’ve come into post, I’ve been lucky to visit some talented and dedicated healthcare teams and organisations, including the Hospital Pharmacy, the Memory … Read more My visit to the Alcohol and Drugs Service
Supporting early learning through the 50 things app
The evidence suggests that the first 1000 days of a child’s life – from conception to age two – is a time when their brain, body, and immune system develop significantly; this is a critical window that can impact significantly on a child’s life chances. We know the restrictions put in place during COVID-19 limited … Read more Supporting early learning through the 50 things app
JOIN OUR PATIENT AND USER PANEL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PANEL
As I wrote in my first blog, when I first came into post, I knew that I wanted to meet people face-to-face to hear first-hand about issues within our health system. As you know, we have already had a positive response to our informal roadshows held in each parish. The breadth of our discussions has … Read more JOIN OUR PATIENT AND USER PANEL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PANEL