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Learning – sharing – celebrating success, together

Success belongs to the relentless learners.  Because as you know more, you can achieve more” Robin Sharma

On Being an Expert Witness as a Health Professional

A recent matter in which I appeared as an expert reinforced the importance of understanding where one’s boundaries lie as an expert. This particular case…

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Expert training for Health Professionals – November 2019

The next training course for Health Professionals who are involved - or wish to become involved - in The Provision of Expert Opinion and Evidence,…

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A Challenge Called Charlie

One evening in March this year, I was lying in bed, scrolling through Facebook when I came across a video ad for a walker called…

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Expert work is a specialty of its own

Following the completion of the November 2018 UCT course in The Provision of Expert Opinion and Evidence as a Health Professional, I was asked whether…

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The Provision of Expert Opinion and Evidence as a Health Professional – 20 – 22 June 2019

UCT and Burns-Hoffman Consulting are delighted to announce the dates of the next course in The Provision of Expert Opinion and Evidence as a Health…

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Specialist case management, rehabilitation and EEA consulting services added to our menu …

With Dr Sarah Whitehead having joined Burns-Hoffman Consulting in January 2019 we are delighted to offer an expanded consulting service specifically designed to address rehabilitation,…

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Post Stroke Rehabilitation

S Whitehead, MBChB and E Baalbergen, MBChB Life Rehabilitation Unit, Vincent Pallotti Hospital. Cape Town, South Africa Corresponding author: se_whitehead@yahoo.com ABSTRACT: This article offers insights…

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Lest we forget …

The four minutes it took to watch the video link below whilst searching for illustrative material to be included in an upcoming workshop, were well…

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The expert witness and the art of listening

There is a striking moment during the café scene in the movie Before Sunset in which the leading actress Julie Delpy, playing the role of Céline, describes…

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The provision of sustained quality patient care is rooted in the health of the practitioner

Burnout is neither a new concept, nor a new experience to many who work in the demanding environment of healthcare. There is any number of…

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The Provision of Expert Evidence & Opinion as a Health Professional – course program

Many experts involved in the provision of medico-legal assessments and insurance opinions have not ever seen the inside of a court room or been 'in…

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Insights from the edge …

In this communique I have chosen to share a few of the insights gained since commencing the interesting professional lifestyle of working from both a…

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The benefits of sound ergonomics in the workplace

In an earlier article (“Depression in the workplace – shifting perspective and changing the conversation” - May 2018) I referred to the importance of leadership…

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‘Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns to look at things in a different way’

Do you see the duck or the rabbit? One of the greatest lessons learned during my professional career to date is that there is always…

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Depression in the workplace – shifting perspective and changing the conversation

The existence and impact of depression in the workplace has been, and continues to be, the focus of many global studies. It is also a…

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Extending BH Consulting into the Eastern Cape

“What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world.” Simon Sinek The extreme adventurer and…

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