I think its safe to say it has been horrendous 15 months for us all of us and the death toll is something that even now feels uncomfortable to consider.
If the last year has taught us anything, its that nothing is promised to any of us.
This is something that working in healthcare you are always aware of to some degree, however heading back into the NHS in 2020 the reality of just how fragile life can be really hit home.
Seeing generations of families in the wards with COVID 19, hearing stories of young fit people succumbing to a disease that no one really understood and listening to peoples often heart wrenching experiences as I vaccinated them forced me to reflect deeply on what “after this is all over” I wanted for myself in life, particularly within my professional career.
Becoming a case manager in 2019 was one of the best decisions I ever made, It’s been a very personal and organic journey into case management but one which upon reflection I wouldn’t change (Even the really awful parts and believe me there have been many!).
Without that lived experience I would never know how truly privileged the role of being someone’s case manager in the aftermath of their injury really is.
As a working-class female from one of the most deprived areas in the UK, running my own business was never something I was encouraged to aspire too. However, within the last few years I have met and been inspired, encouraged, and empowered by so many women who are doing exactly that.
With this determination to live life to the full and make a difference in people’s lives along with the influence and encouragement of some awesome women, I’ve decided to take the leap back into the world of case management with my own company.
I am both excited and nervous about the journey ahead but confident as I will stay true to my values, I will remain passionate about improving the lives of my clients and I am keen to continue expanding my knowledge and experiences, then I too will “Evolve”.
I am hoping to write a regular blog on a variety of subjects that are relevant and interesting, so I hope you will check back in to have a read.