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One Halton Health Show Podcast – 27th February 2020

“No more school nights…”

Sophie Ellis, Communications & Marketing Lead for North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was 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 Carly Coull from the Community Dental Network at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Then we were joined by Rachel Browning & Jen McCarthy from Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who talked about 2020as the Year of the Nurse & Midwife. In the second hour of the show we chatted with Alison Farquhar from the Halton CAMHS team at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. We also paid tribute to Gail Briers, the Trust’s outgoing Chief Nurse & Deputy Chief Executive. Finally, we were joined on the phone by Chris Carlin of Well Halton, who talked about Halton Make Fest and the North West Coast Research & Innovation Awards 2020.

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

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Guest Host, Sophie Ellis from NW Boroughs

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Carly Coull from Bridgewater

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Jen McCarthy & Rachel Browning from W&H Hospitals

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Gail Briers

R Time Radio Show (27.02.20)

Members of the R Time group from Halton Carers Centre took to the airwaves on Halton Community Radio.

During the live broadcast we heard from Nathan, Lexie, Kenzie, Charleigh, Finn, Cookie, Georgia, Kayleigh and Lexie. They were supported by Producer Kate, Producer Micheala and Producer Matt.

The show included chats about Musicals, Dad Jokes, people talking about songs they love, comedy, Stranger Things and football chat!

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One Halton Health Show Podcast – 30th January 2020

“Eugene is lost…”

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 guests were Jane Marshall & Angie Alderton from the Halton Wellbing Team at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Then we were joined by Carl Harris from Halton Carer’s Centre who spoke about National Young Carers Awareness Day.
Sheridan Coker from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust chatted with us about her work as an Admiral Nurse. Finally, Chris Carlin from Well Halton joined us to talk about Community Shop in Runcorn and the upcoming Halton Make Fest.

For listeners who enjoy hearing the team covering old ground, Matt told his story about Dave Sweeney & Rick Astley and Chris reminisced about he & Matt’s failed rap career. Matt also sang which provided a worrying insight into the suffering his two children endured as babies.

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

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Angie, Jane & Eugene (Bridgewater)

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Carl Harris (Halton Carers’ Centre) & Eugene

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Sheridan Coker (NW Boroughs) & Eugene

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Chris Carlin (Well Halton) & Eugene

 

Halton Carers’ Centre – R Time Show – 30th January 2020

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Charleigh, Kenzie & Lexie live on air!

 

To celebrate National Young Carers Awareness Day, members of the R Time group from Halton Carers Centre took to the airwaves on Halton Community Radio.

During the live broadcast we heard from Nathan, Lexie, Kenzie, Charleigh, Charlotte, Finn, Kayleigh and Lexie. They were supported by Producer Kate, Producer Gary and Producer Matt.

The show included the debut of the official R Time advert and the world premiere of the group’s new song; “Chicken Nuggets & Custard”.

To listen to the show, click on the Play Button below.

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Finn, Kayleigh, Lexie & Charlotte debating R Time

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Who wants to do a second show?

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Pre Show Production Meeting for the team

 

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.

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

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

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Portia Chikwanha & Lucy Webb from Bridgewater

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Dr Vicky Selby from NW Boroughs with Cath & Dave

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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.

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Paul O’Brian from Bridgewater with Chris Carlin

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Harry & Sandra from WH Hospitals Trust with Chris Carlin

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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:

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