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Tweets of the Week, 3 April 2020

The Horizons team features many influential Twitter users. This curates a wealth of insights, knowledge, and information about transformation in health and care from other thought leaders across the world. (Tip: to read an article or watch a video mentioned in a tweet, click on the blue text. To view the original tweet, click on the image).


We can't hold physical face-to-face meetings at the moment, but there is loads of potential to collaborate using virtual platforms. We've curated a range of resources to help get you started.
It's important that many of us are working from home, keeping ourselves and our families and others safe. The process of remote home working can be completely exhausting, here is what we can do about it.
Our colleague Bev shared this tweet from a GP highlighting #transformation happening at pace across the NHS & care system.
All our events have been shifted to virtual, we're trying to be ever more creative in how we use poll & other mechanisms to add energy & interaction.


The NHS Nightingale has sent out its first tweet. Here's to all the amazing people, from the NHS and beyond, who've been setting it up in record time and those who will save countless lives.
This week, Prerana Issar (Chief People Officer, NHS England and Improvement) held a virtual meeting for everyone in the People Directorate. She shared a fantastic word cloud highlighting the values they want the People team to have and demonstrate.
Our colleague Ian shared that it might be difficult to find the right words during this pandemic but was quickly reminded of the attitude of front line ambulance staff and NHS colleagues. Grit and determination to step up and fight this virus. Thank you Shaun.
When so many NHS leaders are racing against time to put necessary care in place, it's really important to be kind.
Helen shared that her mum was a NHS Domestic Assistant for 27 years. She also shared a video of clinicians in Barcelona hospital honouring their critical supporting colleagues.


Have you seen the excellent wellbeing apps that are freely available for all NHS staff to support mental health and wellbeing? You can find more information and how to access them here.
The most powerful intervention in healthcare is compassion, and it starts with self-compassion. Watch this video from Michael West highlighting the importance of compassion during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The word 'unprecedented' has been used a lot during the #coronavirus pandemic. Leigh shared a great image to remind us all to give ourselves some credit.

Helen shared a great Twitter account (lizandmollie) that posts brilliant advice and is fun.


Leigh reminded us to make sure we get our information about coronavirus from trusted sources such as NHS UK

To brighten the walls at the Nightingale, The Sun is asking for children to submit artwork. More details here.