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Shared Decision Making

Healthy Boundaries & How To Set Them

By Zoe Noble | July 12, 2024

Healthy boundaries are important to have in place in many areas of our lives. Working in healthcare requires us to manage a number of boundaries which serve to: maintain a …

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Informed decision making and consent in maternity and neonatal services

By Alf Collins | April 24, 2024

The provision of high-quality personalised care is core to the 3-year delivery plan for maternity and neonatal services. Despite informed decision-making being an ethical, professional and legal standard, the 2023 …

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Part 2 – Becoming More Evidence-Based as a Coach

By Alf Collins | March 7, 2024

In my last blog, I talked about the foundations of coaching practice (or indeed any form of person-centred practice)- trust, rapport and empathy. I neglected to mention kindness and compassion …

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Education health coaching

Part 1 – Becoming more evidence based as a health coach

By Alf Collins | February 20, 2024

Becoming more evidence based as a health coach We all try to do our best for the clients/patients we see. But what does ‘doing our best’ really mean? To my …

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Developing Supportive Challenge

By Matt Simpson | January 11, 2024

Early in my development as a coach, just starting on my training and beginning to try things out, the use of challenge was definitely a learning edge for me, a …

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Health and Wellbeing coaching

Developing Presence As A Coach

By Andrew McDowell | December 1, 2023

“We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.” Pema Chödrön Thinking about how “present” you are in your …

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The Importance of Regular Coaching Supervision

By Andrew McDowell | November 16, 2023

Health and wellbeing coaches and other practitioners using a coaching approach, play a transformational role in the personalisation of care for patients and provide timely interventions designed to support people …

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A tribute to Nina Barnett by Andrew McDowell

By Andrew McDowell | October 3, 2023

I’m sure many of us are deeply saddened by Nina Barnett’s recent passing. For me, Nina was both a colleague and a friend, I am grateful to have known her, …

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Health Coach Training: Your Questions Answered  

By Andrew McDowell | March 6, 2023

First published 6th August 2021, updated March 23. Health Coach Training: Your Questions Answered: Andrew McDowell, founder of TPC Health, answers some of your all important questions about health and …

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Questions to ask blog

The questions to ask when you’re looking for a health coaching training provider

By Andrew McDowell | February 23, 2023

First published on 28th September 2021, updated February 2023. Need a health coaching training provider? Dr Andrew McDowell has some key suggestions to help you make the right choice. Let’s start …

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