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Hosted by staff nurse John-Barry Waldron, who has worked at St Andrew's Healthcare for 15 years, 'On the Ward' challenges some of the myths and taboos around complex mental illness in the UK today, as it explores what really happens behind the walls of a secure psychiatric hospital.

Hosted by staff nurse John-Barry Waldron, who has worked at St Andrew's Healthcare for 15 years, 'On the Ward' challenges some of the myths and taboos around complex mental illness in the UK today, as it explores what really happens behind the walls of a secure psychiatric hospital.
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United Kingdom

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Hosted by staff nurse John-Barry Waldron, who has worked at St Andrew's Healthcare for 15 years, 'On the Ward' challenges some of the myths and taboos around complex mental illness in the UK today, as it explores what really happens behind the walls of a secure psychiatric hospital.

Language:

English

Contact:

01604872889


Episodes

S1: Ep2 | On the Ward: Fit Mind

9/6/2019
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Episode 2 of 'On the Ward: Fit Mind' focuses on sport and exercise and how important this is in helping patients through their mental health journey. We hear from one patient who has cannabis psychosis- a mental health problem that causes people to perceive or interpret things differently from those around them. The patient opens up to nurse, and host of the podcast, John-Barry Waldron, about how frightening his condition is and how football and his love of Man City has helped him through...

Duration:00:31:27

S1: Ep1 | On the Ward: Life

8/27/2019
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A unique five-part podcast, hosted by staff nurse John-Barry Waldron, which challenges some of the myths and taboos around mental illness in the UK today, as it provides listeners with a rare look into what life is like for patients and staff living and working in a secure mental healthcare hospital. In Episode 1 of ‘On the Ward’ we hear from one patient in his early 40s, who has been living at St Andrew’s for more than two years. During the episode the patient speaks candidly about the...

Duration:00:36:43