The power of personal stories as an enabler for effective change never ceases to amaze me. The roll out of the Personal Health budget programme is no exception to this rule . However, in order to further build momentum dedicated champions who are able to share these personal stories widely and allow others to understand what it is like to walk in their footsteps are required.
Whether you like or loathe football, one cannot fail to mention the World Cup when writing a blog in this period. The impact football has across the globe and the passion it generates across a large number of people cannot be disputed. Individual players, managers and national leaders are put under significant pressure to achieve what in football is the ultimate goal – bringing the World Cup home.