Building a Culture of Compassion

June 10, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Development day for Clinical Team at Towngate House IPS On 28th January 2014, the whole of the clinical team at Towngate House IPS, (part of the rehab and recovery service) had a development day. Nursing staff, Health support staff, Medical staff, and OT staff, spent the day reviewing and reflecting […]

#DigiHealthLabs – Can digital improve your service?

December 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm

As more and more people use health related websites and apps for information on health conditions, self- monitoring and therapeutic interventions, there is a clear demand for NHS providers to innovate and engage in this line of work. Five LYPFT services are already involved in exploring this through the #DigiHealthLabs […]

Can you help us make recovery a reality?

November 13, 2013 at 9:16 am

Recovery is a tricky word – some like it and others hate it. But whatever you think of the terminology, it isn’t often that people disagree with the underlying principles. We all want to live satisfying, hopeful and contributing lives where we feel part of our communities; where we are […]

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 […]