Monthly Archives: July 2012

Night & Day in London

Reflecting on the events surrounding his attendance of ‘The Technology 4 Good Awards’ in London, Kevin Gallagher wrote this hoping it showed an ear for radio. Night. Hunger drove me out of my hotel room following the Technology 4 Good … Continue reading

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Discoveries in Uncharted Territory

The beginning of July was a busy time for Professor Stephen Hawking.  On Wednesday 4th July, he was losing a $100 bet with the announced discovery of the Higgs boson sub-atomic particle.  On Friday the 6th, he was in receipt … Continue reading

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Praise and Recognition in London

I take it as a very positive sign that, within six months of appearing on the internet, the Mind Waves News project was nominated for a national award. The Technology 4 Good awards are relatively new, but they seem to … Continue reading

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Learning The Lessons From London

The Technology 4 Good Awards in London Friday the 6th of July clearly set the future direction for Mindwaves. I came away from this event with a mixture of optimism and trepidation for the future, although we didn’t win in … Continue reading

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New Resource – How to raise concerns or suggestions about services

The Mind Waves team has developed a note bringing together good practice on how to make suggestions or ask questions about the services you are using. It also tells you where you can get more information.  We hope this will … Continue reading

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Beacon of Hope For Glasgow

The symbolic nature of The Olympic Torch Relay is certain, but symbolizing what? When it passed through Glasgow on June 8th there was definitely a hunger for some meaning to the event – the hope of re-igniting community pride and … Continue reading

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A Personal Story on Recovery

The Scottish Recovery Network has just produced more materials to promote the message of recovery for people who have mental health problems.  They have also published some interesting pieces on the use of compulsory treatment. This is my personal experience … Continue reading

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