Six tips for connecting health and politics (part one)


The future of the NHS and the overall health and wellbeing of the UK is probably one of the biggest political hot topics around and with a general election looming the #parlhealth event came to Durham in a bid to teach us more about connecting with politicians.

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Great North Bike Ride


On 24 August I’ll be taking part in the Great North Bike Ride.

It’s a lovely coastal route that takes in some wonderful Northumberland countryside, but more importantly raises much-needed money for a cancer charity.

The event was first held 14 years ago and you can read a bit about what it means and why it started here:

Cancer touches so many lives these days, so I’ve decided to try and do my bit by doing the ride for a bit of sponsorship.

If you can spare even a couple of pounds it all helps and will be gratefully received. You can read my story and sponsor me here:

All money goes to the Chris Lucas Trust to help fight childhood cancer:

Thanks to everyone who has already contributed – wish me luck!