Projects

Read about how I’ve helped my clients achieve the results they want from their documents and writing.

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Helping public-sector staff write well at work

In 2019, a New Zealand Government department asked me to work with its Ministerial Services team and edit the team’s briefing notes to ministers and letters to the public. The team’s manager wanted an editor, because editing the team’s work was taking too much time, at the expense of her other responsibilities. Helen’s training programme … Continue reading Helping public-sector staff write well at work

Helping the New Zealand Aid Programme’s staff design and manage successful agriculture projects

New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) manages the New Zealand Aid Programme. This programme provides New Zealand’s aid to the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and supports develop in areas like health, education, infrastructure, agriculture, fisheries and the environment. The beauty of this document is that it succinctly summarises … Continue reading Helping the New Zealand Aid Programme’s staff design and manage successful agriculture projects

Making software instructions quick and easy for health professionals to use

interRAITM is a suite of over 20 assessments that around 6000 health professionals use to assess the clinical condition of New Zealanders in aged residential care and older people living in the community. Using the interRAI assessments involves a health professional having a structured conversation with an older person and their whanau (family) or carers; … Continue reading Making software instructions quick and easy for health professionals to use