Join the #mymentor campaign

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15 / 3 / 2016 1.54pm

#mymentor is a new social media campaign which aims to raise awareness of the value of mentoring to men and women across the NHS.

Either male or female, and at a variety of levels, the relationship between a mentor and a mentee can be pivotal in inspiring an individual to recognise their strengths and work on their weaknesses, without giving up along the way – and making a real difference to the NHS.

Helen Birtwhistle, NHS Confederation director of external affairs said: “My mentor allowed me to focus on what was important to me, build confidence, adopt strategies for development and challenge my own preconceptions. I have never looked back. Crucially, none of it involved having to change who I am and what I believed in.”

This is your chance to either say thank you or simply help raise awareness of how mentoring can transform people’s lives.

How you can get involved?

  • Simply compose and send a tweet thanking your mentor, or in support of mentoring, using the hashtag #mymentor. You can also use one of our sample tweets below.

Sample tweets

  • Thank you @mentorname from @organisation for helping me to.… #mymentor 
  • The best thing #mymentor @mentorname ever told me was….
  • Mentoring is crucial for women in the NHS because.... #mymentor 

For a further insight into mentoring, read Dr Helen Woolnough's blog.

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