One Halton Health Show Podcast – 25th July 2019

“It turns out they were happy tears….”

Carl Mackie from Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was the Guest Host for this month’s One Halton Health Show on Halton Community Radio with Matthew Roberts (from Halton & St Helens VCA) in the Producer’s Chair.

Our first guests were Billy Jones (Runcorn Veterans Association) & Chris Carlin from Well Halton. (07.15) Billy spoke about the incredible work his organisation does supporting veterans in Halton. Then we were joined by Martyn Veevers & Karen Baks (Halton Recovery Team) from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust who explained the work of their team. (22.50) In the second hour of the show we heard from Deborah Murgatroyd (Bridgewater North West Driving Assessment Service) from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Deborah explained Driving Assessments and much more. (46.40) Finally, Carl and Matthew discussed the Halton Healthy New Town Programme and the proposed redeveloped Halton Hospital & Wellbeing Campus. (01.11.20)

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19.07 Chris Billy

Chris (Well Halton) and Billy (Runcorn Veterans’ Association)

19.07 Karen Martyn

Karen & Martyn from North West Boroughs

19.07 Deborah

Deborah from Bridgewater

19.07 Carl matt

Producer Matt and Carl (Warrington & Halton Hospital Trust)

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 27th June 2019

“You’re gonna make a bear….”

Matthew Roberts (from Halton & St Helens VCA) was the Guest Host for this month’s One Halton Health Show on Halton Community Radio.

Our first guests were Libby Evans & Helen Young from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. They told us about the Halton 0-19 Healthy Child Service. Then we were joined by Helen Higginson (Head of Fundraising at Warrington & Halton Hospitals’ Charity). Helen told us about the Halton Outdoor Spaces Project and other exciting developments. In the second hour of the show we heard from Kerry Rimmer & Louise Steward. They work in the Home Assessment & Home Treatment Team at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Finally, Torie Begg (from Sew Halton) called into the show. Torie was representing Well Halton and told us about the fantastic projects her group have been delivering.

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19 06 Libby Graeme Helen

Libby, Graeme & Helen from Bridgewater

 

19 06 Helen

Helen from Warrington & Halton Hospitals’ Charity

19 06 Louise Kerry

Louise & Kerry from North West Boroughs

19 06 Torie

Torie (second from left), her Sew Halton volunteers and all those poppies!

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 30th May 2019

“You’d make a great Tin Man….”

Adam Britton from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was the Guest Host for this month’s One Halton Health Show on Halton Community Radio with Matthew Roberts (Halton & St Helens VCA) in the Producer’s Chair.

Our first guest (representing Well Halton) was Zoe McEvoy from Halton Borough Council’s Health Improvement Team. Zoe talked about Loneliness Awareness Week. We were then joined in the studio by Jaymie Armitage & Kate Dutton from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, who talked about their Later Life & Memory Services. Jenny Perkins & Denise Winstanley (from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust) came in to chat about the Halton Bladder & Bowel Service. Finally, Claire Jones (from Halton & St Helens VCA) joined us to promote Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Volunteer Programme.

The track “Blinded” by The Quicks is included in the podcast with the permission of the band.

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19 05 Zoe

Zoe McEvoy from HBC’s Health Improvement Team

19 05 Jaymie Kate

Kate & Jaymie from NW Boroughs

19 05 Denise Jenny

Denise & Jenny from Bridgewater

19 05 Claire

Claire from WHH Volunteers

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 25th April 2019

“I love this conversation….”

Chris Carlin from Well Halton was our Guest Host for this month’s One Halton Health Show on Halton Community Radio with Matthew Roberts (Halton & St Helens VCA) in the Producer’s Chair.

We were joined in the studio by Dan Price-Jones & Tracey Birchall (09.10) from the Integrated Anti-Stalking Unit at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Chris outlined some of the work carried out by the Warrington & Halton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (49.30). Helen Fraser & Jenny Morgan (54.20) from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust talked about the work of the Adult Speech & Language Therapy Service. Finally, Wendy Cotterill (01.12.20) from the Science & Technology Facilities Council at Daresbury Laboratory talked about her partnership work with Well Halton.

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19.04 Helen Jenny

Helen & Jenny from Bridgewater

19.04 Wendy

Wendy (Daresbuty Labs) & Chris (Well Halton)

19.04 Dan Tracey

Tracey & Dan from the Integrated Anti-Stalking Unit

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 28th March 2019

“All good things…. ”

Matthew Roberts presented this month’s NHS Halton CCG Radio Show with Cole Toward (Halton & St Helens VCA) in the Producer’s Chair. The final ever NHS CCG Radio Show on HCR!

Our first guest was Clare Lightfoot (08.25) from Age UK Mid Mersey. Clare talked about the Older Peoples’ Forum and various ongoing Age UK Mid Mersey campaigns.

We were joined over the phone by Jess Swainson (30.20) from Bluecoat. Jess explained their Blue Room project at Norton Priory Museum & Gardens.

In hour 2, Carl Harris (50.50) explained how Halton Carers’ Centre services and activities support young Carers from the borough. Dave Sweeney (53.10) joined the conversation too and reminisced about the success of the CCG show over the past 5 years.

Finally, Chris Carlin (01.18.40) from Well Halton explained how his project had recently won a “Partnership in Innovation Award” at the NWC Research & Innovation Awards.

The team also discussed Norton Priory’s fabulous home brewed ales, Lush, Carl expressed controversial thoughts on haircuts at Halton Carers’ Centre, Chris provided a 30 second review of Everton’s season and Matthew thanked all the people behind the scenes or on air who’d worked on the NHS Halton CCG Radio Show.

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NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 28th February 2019

“Positive…. Not Perfect….. ”

Matthew Roberts presented this month’s NHS Halton CCG Radio Show with the CCG’s Alec Schofield in the Producer’s Chair.

We were joined in the studio by Alison Wallace & Rachel Davies (07.20) from the Deafness Resource Centre who talked about the services DRC are delivering in Halton. Dawn Tarpey (24.15) from Red Cross joined us to talk about how they help people returning home hospital. Di Armstrong (50.00) from NHS Halton CCG explained consultation work surrounding our Urgent Care Centres and Gill Fell (01.07.30) talked about how she helps people to feel better with mindset coaching.

The team also discussed Lung Cancer Screening Trucks, jumping out of aeroplanes for charity, Liverpool FC’s title challenge and the 80’s classic movie, Top Gun.

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19 02 Alison & Rachel

Rachel Davies & Alison Wallace

19 02 Dawn

Dawn Tarpey

19 02 Di

Di Armstrong

19 02 Gill

Gill Fell

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 31st January 2019

Vegetables are amazing – that kind of insight is why I tune in…”

Matthew Roberts presented this month’s NHS Halton CCG Radio Show.

We were joined in the studio by Dr Gary O’Hare and Rob Foster (02.30) from R Health. They spoke about their efforts to improve services in GP practices across Runcorn. Also in the studio was Rebekah Walsh (46.20) from Halton Borough Council’s Health Improvement Team. Rebekah talked about the upcoming Fit 4 Life camps. Finally, Matthew spoke to Nicola Donoghue (01.13.25) from Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group about their project working with young people (which has been funded by NHS Halton CCG).

Angelita Woosenam provided us with a 1 Minute Heart Breathing Meditation and Halton Carers’ Centre and Citizen Advice Halton sent in information. The team discussed male pattern baldness, Rob & Matthew’s dream of hosting “Cricket Match Special” on HCR and whether the lyrics to Soda by “Nothing But Thieves” were keeping with the general ethos of the show.

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1901robgary

Rob Foster & Dr Gary O’Hare from R Health

1901rebekah

Rebekah Walsh from HBC’s Health Improvement Team

09 01 Nicola

Nicola Donoghue from Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group