Author Archives: Sam Pearce

Podcasts for Writing

For those of you who are not familiar with a podcast, it is a show that can be downloaded for free over the internet and can be about any topic. There is a wealth of information in podcasts for everyone. … Continue reading

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Penguin Books clever hashtag joke?

This week saw the Penguin Twitter account overrun by pranksters when a hashtag was started by the publishing company ahead of Mother’s Day. The British publisher appeared to innocently include the hashtag #YourMum as it promoted books to buy for … Continue reading

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Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good overall

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good overall following a Care Quality Commission inspection in December. Services were rated as Good for being effective, caring, responsive, and well led, and as Requires Improvement for … Continue reading

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The February edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The February edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. So far this year the Words Worth Reading team have been rushed off their feet completing Information Governance audits and helping clients prepare for their Information … Continue reading

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Anyone for a National Sickie Day?!

An interesting little piece from Ginny Tyler on employees who call in sick for work has been published on the ukqcs.co.uk website. We’ve provided the piece here for you to read, think about, and form an opinion on! “Apparently the … Continue reading

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A fantastic start to the year!

It has been a while since I provided a personal blog post for our little internal blog site. We generally use the site as a way to provide our customers and readers with news stories that are relevant to the … Continue reading

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Adult safeguarding and domestic abuse: guide to support practitioners

The aim of this new publication is to help staff give better informed and more effective support to people who need an adult safeguarding service because of domestic abuse. It addresses situations where an adult who has care and support … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Society achieves one million Dementia Friends ambition

The biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of dementia is today (Saturday 21 February) celebrating creating one million Dementia Friends. Just over two years since it was launched, Alzheimer’s Society‘s Dementia Friends programme is now transforming the way … Continue reading

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10 Books that will change how you see history

History doesn’t have to be the stultifying grind you remember from high school. It can be shocking, and funny, and sad — and even if you don’t remember all the dates and faces, it can leave you knowing more about … Continue reading

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Who will you dress up as this World Book Day?

World Book Day 2015 is just around the corner, this special day takes place on 5th March. What is your favourite book, or character from a book? Many children will be asked to dress up for school. Perhaps the adults … Continue reading

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