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.

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

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Rob Foster & Dr Gary O’Hare from R Health

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Rebekah Walsh from HBC’s Health Improvement Team

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Nicola Donoghue from Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 20th December 2018

17 12 Dave and Cath“You taped over Taggart…. ”

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

We were joined throughout the show by NHS Halton CCG’s Cath McClennan who talked about the great success of the Merseyside Maternity Vanguard. We chatted on the phone with Marissa Pendlebury about from Nourishing Routes, Lin Boyd from CE3 Enterprises and Bob Bryant from the Let’s Go Stroke Club.

The team also talked about the wider work of HCR, Christmas Dad Jokes, Matt’s goalkeeping abilities and they officially ushered in the start of Christmas by singing “The Fairytale of New York”.

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NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 13th December 2018

“4 for me, 2 for you, 1 for the Malt Loaf & 1 for Sarah Johnson-Griffiths…. ”

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

We were joined throughout the show by NHS Halton CCG alumni Simon Banks and Dr Cliff Richards MBE (who updated us on their activities since leaving the CCG).

We chatted on the phone with Roy Lilley (07.00) about the Academy of Fabulous Stuff and the importance of innovation within the NHS. Later on we were joined in the studio by Sarah Johnson-Griffiths (50.00) from HBC’s Public Health Team to stress the importance of staying active and not over indulging over Christmas. Finally, Halton legend Bob Bryant BEM (01.16.58), founder of the Let’s go Stroke Club phoned in to say hello.

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Bob Cratchit versus A Peaky Blinders Christmas

The team also discussed walking cricket, Springsteen tribute acts, sausage rolls without sausage meat and Alec’s wife’s expensive moisturizer habit.

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NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 29th November 2018

“He’d even licked the gravy off the brussel sprouts…. ”

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

Our first guests were Keeley McClennan & Victoria Walsh (09.30) who talked inspirationally about Maternity Voices Partnerships. Then we chatted on the phone with Brian & Liz Byrne from Years Ahead (28.50). They told us about the activities they deliver and how listeners could get involved. Matthew provided a pre-recorded report on his Health Check (53.45) provided by Pam Moss from HBC’s Health Improvement Team. Lastly, Rob Foster (01.21.30) explained a new project, R Health, which will try to improve GP services across Runcorn.

The team also discussed imaginary sausage dogs, Rob’s childhood pet dogs, the glory of brussel sprouts and Matthew told his favourite Charles Dickens joke.

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Keeley, Victoria & Producer Rob

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Pam Moss performs a Health Check on Matthew

 

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 25th October 2018

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Shaun Reid talks Care Navigators

“Massive praise for our NHS – Two smiley faces…”

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

Our first studio guest was Pam Moss from Halton Borough Council’s Health Improvement Team. Pam explained the Health Checks service for over 40’s.

We were also joined in the studio by Lucy Reid (Head of Medicines Management at NHS Halton CCG) to talk about Over the Counter Medicines and Self-Care.

Nicky Ambrose-Miney (Commissioning Manager at NHS Halton CCG) then joined us to talk about engaging residents regarding potential changes to our Urgent Care Centres.

Finally, Shaun Reid (Primary Care Commissioning Manager with NHS Halton CCG) joined us to explain the role of Care Navigators.

The team also discussed the 1987 wedding of Scott & Charlene on Neighbours and Shaun Reid reviewed Liverpool’s excellent start to the Premier League season.

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Pam Moss talks Health Checks

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Lucy Reid tells us about Over The Counter medicines & Self-Care

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Nicky Ambrose- Miney joined us to talk about Urgent Care Centres

 

 

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 28th June 2018

“I’m not designed for Outdoor Use…. ”

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

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Des Chow in the Studio

Our first guest was our much beloved regular contributor, Des Chow (05.05) from Halton CCG. Des explained why consulting with the public is important and encouraged listeners to participate in a consultation exercise about the proposed closure of Hale Village GP Surgery.

We were also joined in the studio by the brilliant Trudy Jones (22.45) from Halton Borough Council’s Library Services. Trudy talked about Books on Prescription and all the superb services provided at Halton’s libraries.

Our final guest was the magnificent Marissa Pendlebury (46.45), founder of Nourishing Routes. Marissa explained her favourite teas and biscuits, as well as talking about her work supporting individuals with eating disorders.

The team also discussed the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia with Alex and Matt making predictions about when England will go out and HCR’s James Wooding joined us to talk about his favourite World Cup songs.

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Trudy Jones from HBC’s Library Services

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Marissa Pendlebury chats about Nourishing Routes

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Dr Lyon on a milk carton!

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 31st May 2018

“A bit like John Lennon doing Twist & Shout…. ”

Dr David Lyon and Matthew Roberts presented this month’s NHS Halton CCG Radio Show with Alex Schofield in the Producer’s Chair.

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Dave Marteau joins Dr Lyon & Producer Alex

Our first guest was Nic Lunt (25.00) from Mind Halton. He told us about their new Community Support project. We were also joined in the studio by Dave Marteau (56.00), one of NHS Halton CCG’s Commissioning Managers. Dave is the Lead for Respiratory, Cancer & End of Life services and he explained his work in this role.

The team also discussed the European Cup final, England’s cricketing malaise, “The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs”, the wellbeing of Martyn in London, whether being 40 meant you were middle aged and HCR’s James Wooding joined us to defend the movie, Dirty Dancing.

The show also featured the debut of Dr Lyon’s Tight Fit inspired jingle.

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Podcast – Launch of The Green Room

On Friday 27th April Halton Community Radio launched their third studio, entitled “The Green Room”. The studio (which is named after former Presenter and Director Rob Green) will enable special performances to be broadcast live on HCR. The launch show, hosted by Andy Wroblewski featured interviews and performances from Rob Green, The Studio Sings (a choir from Loose Music) and The Jumpin’ Landmines.

To listen back to the show, please click on the link below.

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Rob Green cuts the ribbon

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Rob Green becomes the first performer to grace The Green Room

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Rob and the HCR Directors (Pete, Hazel, Alice, Paul & Matt)

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The Studio Sings live in The Green Room

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Getting ready to perform – The Jumpin’ Landmines

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The mighty Landmines live in The Green Room

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More Landmines in action

NHS Halton CCG Radio Show Podcast – 26th April 2018

18 04 The team“Comparing Man Flu to child birth…. ”

Dr David Lyon and Matthew Roberts presented this month’s NHS Halton CCG Radio Show with Alex Schofield in the Producer’s Chair.

Our first guest was Des Chow (8.35) from NHS Halton CCG. Des talked about the Halton People’s Health Forum, consultation work around Personal Health Budgets and the 70th anniversary of the birth of the NHS.

We were also joined by Nicola Brady (30.15) from Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group to chat about sky diving for charity and the fabulous work of her organisation.

In hour 2, Paula Parle (58.20) from Halton Borough Council’s Sports Development Team told us about Active Halton and all the positive activities that residents can access in the local community.

The team also discussed the upcoming CCG Annual Report and the history of musician Steve Ellis.

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

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Des Chow joins Dr Lyon and Alex

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Nicky Brady from Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group

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Paula Parle joins the show