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Kate Eldred

Kate ensures Salix provides the best possible working environment and processes, and oversees the smooth delivery of organisational and client strategies. With many years’ experience in the national conference and exhibitions sector, she has developed extensive insight and networks across the health and education sectors. Kate has a meticulous eye for detail, is a natural…

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Angus Wrixon

Angus held board level positions at a number of leading independent marketing agencies including WCRS DMA, WWAV and Blau Tequila before stepping into the public sector in 2003. From head of communications at NHS Primary Care Commissioning, he led stakeholder relations for the Department of Health’s ISTC (Independent Sector Treatment Centre) programme, before moving to…

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Sarah Wrixon

Since founding Salix & Co in 2008, Sarah has directed award-winning social change and media relations campaigns for many organisations across health, social care and the third sector, driving shifts in public perception and government position. A strategic thinker with a hands on attitude, Sarah works with clients large and small, from charities campaigning on…

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Mesmerised! Many of us were…

Much was made of David Cameron being ‘mesmerised’ by the founder of Kids Company in the blanket media coverage of the charity’s demise. He wasn’t the only one. I first met Camila Batmanghelidjh at a national conference, where she had delivered – and there’s no other word for it – a ‘mesmerising’ keynote speech. Amid…

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Seven Year Itch

Do you know what the traditional gift is for a seventh wedding anniversary? Copper and wool. Who knew? Apparently, the gift of wool represents the “comfort, durability and warmth that couples married this long give one another”. Proverb 31 describes the wives of noble character as women who select wool and “spin yarns with eager…

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This Girl Can

We’re bombarded with health messages all the time; eat your five a day, drink at least two litres of water a day and exercise regularly. Food and water, some would see, as simply requirements we need in order to survive. Exercise, however, isn’t considered as important and is often the last thing people want to…

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Hunt for the Truth?

82 days to go to the election, just in case you were counting. To lighten this somewhat depressing fact ask yourself the question, which politician’s face do I not want to slap? I suggest your list is not a long one. In the spirit of openness and transparency, I confess that Jeremy Hunt is on…

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GP – The (Horror) Movie

I always wanted to be a GP. Actually, having been brought up on a farm, I wanted to be a vet. But a combination of discouraging educationalists and James Herriot making it the most popular profession in the world, the animal world was spared. Educationalists, notably my science teachers – and they know who they…

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