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My story and why I’m choosing to be brave on Rare Disease Day

To mark Rare Disease Day (February 28) Corrinne from our Digital team shares her story of living with Addison’s Disease and the life-changing help and support she has received from friends, family, and her colleagues.

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Religion and spirituality through the lens of an LGBT+ individual

February marks LGBT+ History Month, an annual month-long observation which celebrates and recognises Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender + history, and increases the visibility of their lives and experiences. This year’s theme focuses on Mind, Body and Spirit and how this concept can be encompassed in our day to day lives.

Here, Jason Harper, Business Development Lead for Dental Services at the NHS Business Services Authority, explains his personal experiences as a member of the LGBT+ community, and the role this played in establishing his religion and spirituality.

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NAW2021 – Supporting apprenticeships into our digital delivery teams

The NHS Business Service Authority is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week. In our latest blog, Jammie Hannant from our digital team reveals how a group of apprentices are developing their digital careers and making a real impact to services for the health and care sector.

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Meet Our Apprentices: Beverley, Darren, and Helen tell their story

Here at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), we encourage colleagues to explore opportunities to develop themselves and their career within the business.

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Dry January: Drinking + medication = not a good combination

As we near the end of the month, in our final blog to mark Dry January, Joanna Lloyd talks about the risks of combining medication and alcohol, and why this should be taken very seriously.

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Doing it differently – Launching our Digital Strategy

Darren Curry, Chief Digital Officer at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) explains how our new approach to digital transformation is focussed on the ‘why’ and ‘how’, and how it’s much more than just a ‘list of what’.

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Dry January – Alcohol and Eye Health

Dry January continues and this week Krysty from the NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) team of clinical advisors is here to tell you about some of the short and long term effects of alcohol on your eye health.

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Dry January – Don’t be Down in the Mouth

Up next in our collection of blogs to mark Dry January, this week’s theme focuses on alcohol and how it can affect and lead to complications in your dental health. Here, Dr Mike O’Reilly talks about some of the things to be aware of.

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Dry January – The Health Effects of Alcohol

As part of Dry January, Alison Metcalfe who leads the NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) professional and clinical services writes about the importance of understanding how alcohol affects your body in both the short and long term, and how you can limit the potential risks. 

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Commemorating Remembrance Sunday 2020

Neil Emery, Chair of our Armed Forces Network, shares his thoughts on the challenges of commemorating Remembrance Sunday during the pandemic and how the NHSBSA is supporting veterans.

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My brutal introduction to the world of invisible illness

In our second Invisible Disabilities Week blog, Sarah Brewer-Cook from our HR Shared Services team shares her experience of being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and how it’s helped her expand her awareness of invisible illness in our society.

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My journey through autism – Invisible Disabilities Week 2020

As part of Invisible Disabilities Week, Janice Southworth from our Prescription Services team writes about the struggles she’s faced as an autistic woman and the tremendous relief a long overdue diagnosis finally gave her.