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How Rise can help nurses, in a nurse’s words

Back in August, I was thrilled to see that ‘Rise, Surviving and Thriving after Trauma’ had been given a five-star review in the Royal College of Nursing’s journal, the Nursing Standard. Thrilled because they said such lovely things about…

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ITN mental health champion

I’m proud to say I’m going to become production company ITN’s first mental health champion. In the future other volunteer champions will join me. They’ll be taught how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues.…

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Sermon at The School of Life

There’s a funny thing about being a television presenter – people think that you can talk in front of anyone, anytime, however big the gathering. And the thing is, when you are presenting, news-reading, or even ad-libbing, you are…

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Rise – the book launch

I dithered a lot about publishing Rise. At least, dithered about showing you the inner workings of my emotional chaos as I struggled with the impact of breast cancer. The diaries on which the book is based are so…

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My first book Rise published today

My first book, Rise: Surviving and Thriving After Trauma, is now available to buy in shops and from online retailers listed below. In Rise I illustrate my own path through being diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing a double mastectomy,…