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What’s the Value in your Proposition?

What’s the Value in your Proposition?

Value Propositions seem to be a hot topic at the moment. I have been party to multiple conversations on the subject this week. The definition of a Value Proposition changes depending upon who, or what institution you are speaking to. This is a term I have been using...

How useful is an NHS pilot?

How useful is an NHS pilot?

Working with innovators in health and care the question of evidence always arises. After all we work in a world of “evidence-based care” so no one should be spending money on a product for patients where there is no evidence of benefit to the patient, staff, costs or...

Reasons to Stay in Lockdown

Reasons to Stay in Lockdown

Firstly, I know that the current situation is causing real financial hardship, increasing feelings of loneliness and isolation, and for some real risk of harm. It is difficult for everyone, and we all know that it cannot go on forever. When I walk around the house the...

Working From Home

Working From Home

Working from Home – It doesn’t need to be stressful I know in these strange times many of you will be working from home for the first time and feeling stressed and anxious about how you will get everything done, and manage your home life, or simply stay motivated....

Making Contact

Making Contact

For the last few weeks I have been working on a match-making project for an overseas trade delegation. It’s not a service that I advertise but after receiving an email enquiry titled “Match-making services” (which I almost didn’t open for understandable reasons), I...

The Long Goodbye.  Vascular Dementia and loss.

The Long Goodbye. Vascular Dementia and loss.

I haven’t written for quite some time, and I realise that some people will have read my previous blogs and possibly wondered what has been happening with my mother, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia nearly two years ago. She had been managing very well in her...

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

The Guardian posted an article in June this year looking at mental healthcare, and the lack of attention paid to prevention. With only 5% of mental health research funding spent on prevention, there is surely a long way to go before we see prevention as a working...

Dementia, Long Nights and Wandering

Dementia, Long Nights and Wandering

Dementia, Long Nights and Wandering As dementia progresses, progressive loss of cognitive function becomes more apparent. With long, dark nights over winter difficulties in understanding time increase. Readers of my blog will know that I am supporting my mother to...

Will we see you at Med-Tech Innovation Expo?

Will we see you at Med-Tech Innovation Expo?

Will we see you at Med-Tech Innovation Expo? The countdown has begun, our panels are designed, the brochures printed and hotel booked so we are almost ready to go. Pym's Consultancy don't make a habit of having trade stands, in fact this is the only event at which we...

Is your product an ugly baby?

Is your product an ugly baby?

Is your product an ugly baby? You’ve been working in your laboratory/office/workshop/shed/garage for years and you believe that the baby you have created is beautiful. What you see is: You think everyone will want your baby. The NHS will want to purchase your product,...

MEETINGS: Stop, Look and Listen

MEETINGS: Stop, Look and Listen

A short story which most of us will recognise. I awoke this morning feeling distinctly frustrated and annoyed, not how you want to start the day. Why did I feel like this first thing on a Monday morning, when I am about to start another week of work, in a job that I...