One Halton Health Show Podcast – 19th December 2019

“I smell a 6 album deal…”

Dave Sweeney (from Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership) & Cath McClennan (Director for NHS Improving Me programme) were 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 the 0-19ers Bridgewater Choir who admirably overcame technical concerns to serenade us with several wonderful Christmas songs & carols. Then we were joined by Lucy Webb & Portia Chikwanha from the Hallton Integrated Frailty Service at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Vicky Selby from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust chatted with us about the Cheshire & Mersey Specialist Perinatal Service. Finally, Well Halton were represented by John Brownbill & Torie Begg from Sew Halton.

There was a hard fought battle for the 2019 Best NHS Halton Stakeholder Christmas Jumper/Uniform Competition and the team officially started Christmas in Halton by singing “Fairytale of New York”.

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

19.12 Jumpers

Contenders for the NHS Halton Stakeholders Christmas Jumper/Outfit Competition 2019

19.12 Choir

The incredible 0-19ers Choir in The Green Room at HCR

19.12 Lucy Portia

Portia Chikwanha & Lucy Webb from Bridgewater

19.12 Dr Vicky

Dr Vicky Selby from NW Boroughs with Cath & Dave

19.12 John B

John Brownbill from Sew Halton with Cath & Dave

 

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 28th November 2019

“Was he having a flutter?”

Chris Carlin from Well Halton 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 guest was Paul O’Brian from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Paul talked to us about Widnes Urgent Care Centre. Then we were joined by Sandra McCann & Harry Rutter from Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who explained the work the Apprenticeships Team. Chris Carlin provided us with an update on the Well Halton project and we were also joined by Graham Newton, a Senior Pharmacist with North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

19.11 Paul

Paul O’Brian from Bridgewater with Chris Carlin

19.11 Harry susan

Harry & Sandra from WH Hospitals Trust with Chris Carlin

19.11 Graham

Graham Newton from NW Boroughs & Chris Carlin

 

 

R Health Access Survey – Audio Report

Halton & St Helens VCA have been tasked by R Health to engage local patients on the topic of Access.

The following brief Audio Report covers some of the findings.

For a full report, please e-mail mroberts@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

To hear the report please press play on the button below:

R Health Table

 

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 31st October 2019

19 10 Matt mic

Faye’s portrait of Producer Matt

 

“I’ve got to manage expectations, but …. This could be one of the greatest community projects ever…”

Mark O’Farrell from North West Boroughs Healthcare 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 guest was Clare Coppin from the Halton Heart Failure Team from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Then we chatted with Chris Carlin from Well Halton who joined us live from “The Science of the Circus” at Shopping City.

In the second hour of the show we heard from Faye Andrews & Katie Madden from the Adults Inpatient Mental Health Services team in Halton (North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust) and Fiona Wheelton & Gareth Stables from the Cheshire & Merseyside Treatment Centre and Orthopaedics (Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

19 10 Clare

Clare Coppin from Bridgewater and Mark

19 10 Faye & Katie

Katie Madden, Faye Andrews & Mark (NW Boroughs)

19 10 Gareth & Fiona

Gareth Stables & Fiona Wheelton (Hospitals Trust) with Mark 

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 26th September 2019

“Moments lost in time….Like tears in rain….”

Eugene Lavan 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 (from Halton & St Helens VCA) in the Producer’s Chair. Our first guest was Chris Carlin from Well Halton. Chris discussed “A Community Conversation about Knife Crime”, an event he’d recently helped organise. Then we heard from Hannah, a patient who has accessed support from the Specialist Perinatal Service at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

In the second hour of the show we heard from Rita Massey (Parkinson’s Nurse) from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Trish Richardson (Head of Patient Experience) for Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

19 09 Eugene

It’s guest host, Eugene Lavan!

19 09 Rita Massey

Rita Massey from Bridgewater

19 09 Trish

Trish Richardson from Warrington & Halton Hospitals

19.07 Chris Billy

I forgot to take a photo of Chris! Here’s an old one. 

One Halton Health Show Podcast – 29h August 2019

“We could have done it in Oldham….”

Halton VCSE royalty Bob Bryant (founder of the Let’s Go Stroke Club) 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 guest was Prof Brian Cox who discussed the importance of STEM subjects with Chris Carlin from Well Halton. Then we were joined by Rachael Kane & Scott Bridge (Halton & Warrington Early Intervention Team) from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust who explained the work of their team. In the second hour of the show we heard from Heather Hazzard & Liz Cave (Halton Community Stroke Service) from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Heather & Bob were reunited after several years apart! Our final guest was Jane Green (Dementia Consultant Nurse) for Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

19 08 Brian Chris

Prof Brian Cox chats with Chris Carlin (Well Halton)

19 08 Scott Rachael

Scott & Rachel (NW Boroughs) with Bob

19 08 Heather Liz

Heather & Liz (Bridgewater) with Bob

19 08 Jane

Jane (Warrington & Halton Hospitals) with Bob

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)

To listen to the show, click on the play button below.

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)