#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 […]

Service User Network – 2 July 2014

July 2, 2014 at 12:13 pm

Hello, my name is Barbara and I’m live blogging from our Service User Network this afternoon. It’s another busy meeting today, I estimate around thirty people are here today and there’s plenty on the agenda. Bev Thornton is a Recovery and Social Inclusion worker for the Trust and she is chairing today’s meeting. Bev […]

Your Health Matters

April 16, 2014 at 10:41 am

Easter baking As part of the ‘Food for Thought’ campaign, Sarah and I went along to Your health matters Easter cooking session to meet the team and to join in their culinary experiments. We were met by Richard who was very enthusiastic and insisted on taking us around the newly […]

My message to NHS graduate trainees

September 2, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Today is the 2 of September.  I was reminded via Twitter that today is the day when all of the new NHS graduate trainees are joining the NHS. It also occurred to me that in many places today is the start of the new school year. For some children this […]

Recovery Week Round-Up

June 18, 2013 at 2:39 pm

From Monday 10 June to Friday 14 June, the Trust held a ‘Recovery Week’ – five days dedicated to encouraging discussion around mental health recovery. During the week there were many online discussions (we used #LYPFTrecovery on Twitter) and events taking place to create conversations. Here is a round-up of […]