Jill’s blog of burning issues: Our future

May 20, 2016 at 1:28 pm

Welcome to the second of my ‘burning issues’ blogs. These blogs are designed to let you know what we are doing about the burning issues you highlighted at the recent Listening Events, along with feedback from the Your Voice Counts online conversations, the Staff Survey and the Staff Friends and […]

#Proud to be a nurse

May 12, 2016 at 11:46 am

The aim of this year’s Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nursing Conference, which was held on May 5 at the Met Hotel, Leeds, was to raise the profile of nursing and celebrate diversity. How did we do? Well, even if you weren’t one of the 152 attendees you may well […]

Carers can improve our services

May 11, 2016 at 12:11 pm

On 20 April 2016 we heard personal stories filled with hope, frustration, gratitude, bewilderment, weariness and laughter. This was our first meeting where we invited carers of people who use our services to talk to us about their experience and to ask if they would consider being our partners as […]

Jill’s blog of burning issues: Supporting staff and teams

May 9, 2016 at 12:42 pm

I was privileged to meet over 200 staff across the Trust during March and April who attended the 10 listening events we held.   Whilst one of the aims of the events was to discuss the three priorities for the year ahead, the other was to get a sense of […]