The triumph of hope over experience

February 11, 2014 at 12:03 pm

A few weeks ago an invitation arrived.  It concerned something I had never heard of before,  Leeds Poverty Truth . The Poverty Truth Challenge is a programme intended to address some of the issues caused by poverty in Leeds.  The idea is to bring together 15 ‘experts by experience’, that […]

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 […]