‘Journeys’- My thoughts for Holocaust Memorial Day

January 28, 2014 at 1:09 pm

I was privileged to be asked to be the keynote speaker at the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in Leeds at the end of January. You might be interested to read my reflections. I would like to emphasise that the views expressed are entirely my own and not those of the Trust. […]

Words into actions

January 27, 2014 at 9:24 am

You may have seen the issue of bringing mental health provisions in line with physical health care talked about in the media recently. In a bid to shift attitudes, ’Closing the Gap: Priorities for essential change in mental health’, an action plan developed by the Government was unveiled at the […]

#DigiHealthLab Workshop

January 23, 2014 at 10:17 am

After receiving funding to conduct a pilot project in Leeds, the Trust is exploring how ‘digital’ (apps for mobile phones, websites etc.) can be used to improve services and today’s workshop is our first big step in exploring this. Here’s what we’ll be doing: The project aims to take a […]

Ensuring a focus on quality: Learning lessons from the Francis Inquiry and the review of Winterbourne View

January 2, 2014 at 2:29 pm

The publication of the reports into the review of care at Winterbourne View Hospital and Mid Staffordshire Hospitals NHS Trust have provided a powerful focus on quality of care across all health and social care services. At Leeds  and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust much has changed since the publication […]