8 episodes

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a large NHS mental health trust as the Chief Executive of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust shines the light on important mental and physical health topics. 'In conversation with a CEO' sees Chris Oliver take the mic to interview some very important people - the hardworking teams of nurses, clinicians and colleagues looking after our communities here in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

In conversation with a CEO Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

    • Health & Fitness

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a large NHS mental health trust as the Chief Executive of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust shines the light on important mental and physical health topics. 'In conversation with a CEO' sees Chris Oliver take the mic to interview some very important people - the hardworking teams of nurses, clinicians and colleagues looking after our communities here in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

    Chasing the Stigma - Hub of Hope

    Chasing the Stigma - Hub of Hope

    Welcome to series 2 of In Conversation with a CEO! To kick off the new series, Chris is joined by Jake Mills, CEO of Chasing the Stigma, to talk about the Hub of Hope. 

    The Hub of Hope is an online directory of mental health support available near you. It's the first time services from across the NHS, community and private sector have been brought together in one place. 

    Hear more about the Hub of Hope and how Jake's experience with mental health made it a reality. 
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 29 min
    Caring for children with complex needs - Children's Complex Packages of Care Team

    Caring for children with complex needs - Children's Complex Packages of Care Team

    This episode contains discussion of end of life care for children.

    Rebecca Higham, Children's Complex Packages of Care Team Leader, talks to Chris about a service which you may not have heard of before!

    Children's Complex Packages of Care Team (CPOC) care for and support children with complex health needs to live at home and participate in normal day to day life. 

    Rebecca shares an insight into the incredible work they do and the impact on children, families and carers. 
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 18 min
    Taking mental health support to ethnically and culturally diverse communities

    Taking mental health support to ethnically and culturally diverse communities

    In this episode, Chris talks to Shaesta, a CBT therapist about the work our Talking Therapies service have been undertaking to bring mental health support to communities who have historically been less likely to access psychological therapies. 

    Poor mental health does not discriminate by ethnicity, gender, age or ability – it can affect anyone at any time -  we must provide mental health services that meet the needs of our diverse communities. Listen to the episode to find out how we are doing just that! 
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 18 min
    Internationally Educated Nurses and Healthcare Support Workers

    Internationally Educated Nurses and Healthcare Support Workers

    In this episode, Chris talks to Becky, Senior Mental Health Nurse about the Trust's Internationally Educated Nurse project which sees the Trust welcome nurses and healthcare support workers from across the globe. 

    The pair delve into the recruitment process, the support and opportunities offered to those coming to the UK and the fantastic impact this cohort of nurses and healthcare support workers have had on our workforce and the care our service users receive. 

    If you'd like to find out more about joining LSCft visit our website: https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/recruitment
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 15 min
    Preventing children from entering the criminal justice system

    Preventing children from entering the criminal justice system

    Episode four sees Chris interview Louise Hamer, Deputy Designated Nurse for safeguarding children and children in care.
    The pair chatted about Louise’s innovative research project aimed at preventing children from entering the criminal justice system after seeing first-hand the violence some of our community's young people were being exposed to.
    The Solutions trial, funded by the Youth Endowment Fund, is being delivered by our Liaison and Diversion team who work with hundreds of young people aged between 10 and 15 years, who come into police custody in Lancashire. It’s about showing them there is an alternative future available, one that is free from violence.
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 10 min
    Borderline Personality Disorder

    Borderline Personality Disorder

    In this episode, Chris talks to Becky, a consultant clinical psychologist who specialises in Borderline Personality Disorder.
    Keep in touch with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust on social media @WeAreLSCFT

    • 21 min

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