A blog written by and for those working in or using health and social care. Current authors are:
Zarathustra – Trained as a nurse, currently working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). He can be found on Twitter here.
Ermintrude2 – Social worker working across Adult Services and Mental Health services. She can be found on Twitter here.
Abe Laurens: Not my real name but a real person nevertheless. After many years in social work with local authorities and the voluntary sector, now a consultant working with children, young people and their families.
Politicalnurse – A registered nurse mainly in community mental health, now in education trying to teach knowledgeable doers how to care about themselves so that they can care for others. She can be found on Twitter here.
celticknotblog – is a blogging manifestation of Celtic Knot – Solicitors and Social Workers. The author, funnily enough, is a solicitor and a registered social worker. He is also on twitter as celticknottweet.
Involved in health or social care as a professional, user, carer or academic? Want to write for us? E-mail Zarathustra at thus_spake_z at hushmail dot com.
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