Six tips for connecting health and politics (part one)

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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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The thick of it – 10 tips for engaging with Parliament

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As a local government communicator I often have to spend quite a bit of time convincing friends that my job is nothing like that of Malcolm Tucker, the fictional anti-hero of the BBC comedy series, despite a similar job title and natural swearing pattern.

So it was fairly amusing to find myself hosting a CIPR North East event called: The thick of It – a practical introduction to Parliament. Continue reading