I was having a discussion with another primary care OT this week who is in the process of developing their service. We were discussing things such as assessments, client groups, length of sessions etc. A question that I keep getting asked is how I treat patients with a particular diagnosis, e.g. chronic pain. Something that… Continue reading Same diagnosis doesn’t mean same treatment plan
No week is the same working as an Occupational Therapist (OT) as I’m sure can be said for a lot of different jobs. However I thought it may be interesting to give you a bit of an insight into how my weeks generally look at present. In this role, I am lucky that I get… Continue reading Working Week
Hello, I hope you are all well! Apologies, I know I have been very quiet on this blog recently!! We have been very busy with increasing demands on the service and gradually building my caseload. It feels great that my days are now being filled with patient appointments, be it face to face, zoom or… Continue reading Checking In
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Yesterday I found out I have managed to secure a charity place in the London Marathon this October running for Action for M.E. – I’m so excited *read nervous* to run the London Marathon for a charity that means so much to me. The furthest distance I’ve ever run is…
So I’m keen to tell you a bit about the process leading to this point. Around September 2020, I decided that I was keen to try working in a new area within Occupational Therapy (OT). OT is a very varied profession which a lot of people find quite confusing. We are dual trained and once… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Primary Care… How does that work?
As we are all aware, this past year has been a year of “unprecedented times” – who else can’t wait to stop hearing this phrase?! But in all honesty, what a year it’s been. Next week would have been a year since we were put into lockdown, and if you’re anything like me then this… Continue reading Working as an Occupational Therapist during a pandemic
Tuesday 11th January was the first day in my new job! I had just completed a weeks annual leave of doing nothing *thanks covid*. But in all honesty, it was absolute bliss to just chill out after a busy year working tirelessly through the pandemic. On my first day I met with my manager and… Continue reading January – March 2021
Today is the 2 month anniversary since I started my new role and I think it presents a perfect opportunity to tell you more about the Occupational Therapy (OT) service within Winchester Primary Care Network (PCN). I went for my interview in late October 2020 and was lucky enough to be offered the role a… Continue reading 2 months in…
Hello… It’s been a while. I haven’t written a blog post since November 2016! I’m even having to get accustomed to using WordPress again *shameful!* A lot has changed in the past 5 or so years… I have changed jobs, twice! I have moved again, still in Hampshire but now living by the New Forest… Continue reading Hello!
I’m all for people speaking up about their mental health, so happy to share this blog! Have also tweeted the link ☺️ Happy Sunday! Borderline Beauty: Something that I have struggled with and still do at times, is being open about my condition to potential boyfriends or guys that I’m seeing. Its also a difficult… Continue reading Have a read of this blog: Talking freely about your condition.. By Bordeline Beauty