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The Mental Health Podcast

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#MHpod is a podcast from the Mental Health Nurses Association, a professional association in Unite the union. We hope our podcasts will be of interest to everyone that's interested in mental health. Get in touch to share your thoughts and suggestions: On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Unite_MHNA or via email: mhna@unitetheunion.org. Credits - Theme music: Tony Gillam / Editing: Dave Munday / #MHpod logo typeface: Gilbert colour (https://www.typewithpride.com)

#MHpod is a podcast from the Mental Health Nurses Association, a professional association in Unite the union. We hope our podcasts will be of interest to everyone that's interested in mental health. Get in touch to share your thoughts and suggestions: On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Unite_MHNA or via email: mhna@unitetheunion.org. Credits - Theme music: Tony Gillam / Editing: Dave Munday / #MHpod logo typeface: Gilbert colour (https://www.typewithpride.com)

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

#MHpod is a podcast from the Mental Health Nurses Association, a professional association in Unite the union. We hope our podcasts will be of interest to everyone that's interested in mental health. Get in touch to share your thoughts and suggestions: On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Unite_MHNA or via email: mhna@unitetheunion.org. Credits - Theme music: Tony Gillam / Editing: Dave Munday / #MHpod logo typeface: Gilbert colour (https://www.typewithpride.com)

Twitter:

@Unite_MHNA

Language:

English


Episodes

#mhTV episode 66 - Diversity and cultural awareness in nursing practice

10/14/2021
Welcome to episode 66 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 13 October 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and David Munday spoke with guest Beverley Brathwaite about diversity and cultural awareness in nursing practice. Beverley Brathwaite Is a registered adult Nurse working clinical in acute medicine, Tissue viability and practice development, before becoming a Senior lecturer in adult nursing. Beverley has a degree in social science, a MSc in gender studies, is a registered...

Duration:00:57:46

#mhTV episode 65 - Grief encounter: Working with bereaved people

10/11/2021
Welcome to episode 65 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 6 October 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin-Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guest Stacy Hart to talk about working with bereaved people. SH - I've been a therapist for 25 years working in mental health with children. 10 years ago I set up akidspace supporting children through family breakdown. A winner of a Family Law Award for Best Support Service. I'm a regular on BBC Radio, Sky News, Newspapers, This...

Duration:00:42:26

#mhTV episode 64 - Nurses and research

10/6/2021
Welcome to episode 64 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 29 September 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin-Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guests Dr Robert Griffiths and Tim McDougall about nurses and research. RG - Robert is a Clinical Research Fellow in Mental Health Nursing at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), Director of the GMMH Mental Health Nursing Research Unit, and Honorary Teaching Fellow at the University of Manchester. He has a...

Duration:00:45:25

#mhTV episode 63 - Introducing Nurse Lifeline

9/28/2021
Welcome to episode 63 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 22 September 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin-Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guests Keira Dovey and Natalie Greening about Nurse Lifeline. In 2019, the vision for Nurse Lifeline was first realised - creating space for nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants and the friends and family of such staff to offload and chat with someone who *gets it*. Developed collaboratively by a small group of frontline staff...

Duration:00:45:40

#mhTV episode 62 - Becoming a university student

9/16/2021
Welcome to episode 62 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 15 September 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guests Adrian Jugdoyal and Alfonso Pezzella about becoming a university student. AJ - Adrian Jugdoyal is the Director of Programmes Lecturer in Mental Health at Middlesex University. He teaches across all fields of nursing. Adrian is a member of many health care related specialist organisations across the world involving Mental Health, Acute...

Duration:00:51:05

#mhTV episode 61 - Health and sustainability

9/9/2021
Welcome to episode 61 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 8 September 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guests Dr Heather Baid, Anna Fuhrmann and Siobhan Parslow-Williams about health and sustainability. HB - Dr Heather Baid is a registered nurse specialising in intensive care practice who currently works as a Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton. She has a keen interest in sustainability issues, including how to reduce...

Duration:00:56:29

#mhTV episode 60 - Leadership and change in #MentalHealth

8/12/2021
Welcome to episode 60 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 11 August 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guest Catherine Gamble about leadership and change in mental health. Catherine is the Head of Nursing Practice, Education and Research at South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust where she is responsible for driving clinical innovation, practice development and evaluating workforce development initiatives. Catherine is a Royal...

Duration:00:43:51

#mhTV episode 59 - More than just a student nurse with @WeStudentNurse

8/10/2021
Welcome to episode 59 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 4 August 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guests Lucy Hayes and Bethan Jones about being more than ‘just’ a student nurse. LH - Lucy Hayes (@lucy_uo) is a third-year adult student nurse at the University of Birmingham. As well as being a member of the @WeStudentNurse team she is RCN student committee member for the West Midlands and Academic Officer for the university's nursing society,...

Duration:00:49:01

#mhTV episode 58 - #ProtectNurse

7/29/2021
Welcome to episode 58 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 28 July 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guests Jane Beach and Prof. Alison Leary about #ProtectNurse, the campaign to protect the title: nurse. Jane has been the lead professional officer for regulation with Unite the union since 2012. Prior to joining Unite, Jane enjoyed a 32-year career in the NHS, training first as a nurse, then as a midwife and subsequently as a health visitor, a role...

Duration:00:47:15

#mhTV episode 57 - Public health

7/22/2021
Welcome to episode 57 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 21 July 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guest Heather Henry about public health. Queen's Nurse Heather is an entrepreneur, poet, social innovator and health policy influencer. Heather practises a social model of public health, inventing and co-producing solutions with local people. Based on her own severe asthma as a child, her latest innovation is BreathChamps (@BreathChamps): Where...

Duration:00:57:02

#mhTV episode 56 - RePAIR: Reducing pre-registration attrition and improving retention

7/15/2021
Welcome to episode 56 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 14 July 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert spoke with guests Michelle Simon and Scott Topping to talk about reducing pre-registration attrition and improving retention. Michelle is a Therapeutic Radiographer and became a Practice Educator Facilitator for Radiotherapy 2 years ago. Education and supporting students is her main interest. Michelle mainly works with Pre-registration students in both a clinical and academic...

Duration:00:42:49

#mhTV episode 55 - Nursing Associates

7/14/2021
Welcome to episode 55 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 7 July 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert spoke with guest Mushtag Kahin about nursing associates. [Regular viewers will know that we had a problem with audio on our first attempt to go live. Happily this doesn't impact on this recording but we do mention it during the recording! Whilst it was frustrating on the evening, you'll notice it in no way phased Mushtag or Nicky!] Mushtag is a recent registered Nursing...

Duration:00:31:09

#mhTV episode 54 - The (h)Art of Mental Health

6/30/2021
Welcome to episode 54 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 30 June 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guest Rebecca Bevington about the (h)Art of Mental Health. Rebecca is a doctoral researcher in York’s Department of English and Related Literature, funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH). She runs The Social Library alongside Vanessa Gilmartin-Garrity, discussing different aspects of storytelling in a wide...

Duration:00:52:00

#mhTV episode 53 - The Professional Nurse Advocate programme

6/24/2021
Welcome to episode 53 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 23 June 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Vanessa Gilmartin Garrity and Nicky Lambert spoke with guests Jemma Mulryan and Emma Wadey about the Professional Nurse Advocate Programme. Jemma was a late booking so we’ve not been able to get her biography at this time. She is a mental health nurse and one of the new professional nurse advocates. Emma is Head of Mental Health Nursing at NHSE/I and a member of the Technical Advisory...

Duration:00:49:05

#mhTV - a brief intro

6/16/2021
On Wednesday 16 June we were due to talk about technology and #MentalHealth but our guests had to postpone. We therefore shared a video that Nicky Lambert, Vannessa Gilmartin Garrity and Dave Munday produced that looked at the genesis and first year of #mhTV. We hope you enjoy it.

Duration:00:16:11

#mhTV episode 52 - Parenting and mental health

6/10/2021
Welcome to episode 52 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 9 June 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guests Katie Atmore, Dr Clare Dolman and Chris McCree about parenting and mental health. Katie completed a research M.Sc in Neuroscience at the University of Cape Town, studying the neurochemical impact of social isolation, before turning her interests to population health and undertaking the Global Mental Health M.Sc at KCL and LSHTM in 2017. She...

Duration:00:48:26

#mhTV episode 51 - Hair racism

6/3/2021
Welcome to episode 51 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 2 June 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday spoke with guests Georgie Cox and Sheila Sobrany about hair racism. Georgie Cox is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Middlesex University. She is recently elected to the role of UCU Equalities officer for the Middlesex Branch. During her career she has demonstrated a commitment and passion for race equality, diversity and inclusion by tackling inequalities in...

Duration:00:42:51

#mhTV episode 50 - Politics and nursing

6/2/2021
Welcome to episode 50 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 19 May 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This week we were due to speak to Emma Wadey about the Professional Nurse Advocate programme, which she is leading on. We had to postpone that session and in the space left, Nicky Lambert took the opportunity to interview Dave Munday about politics and nursing. Dave is lead professional officer (mental health) with Unite the union. He leads the professional support to the Mental Health Nurses...

Duration:00:45:49

#mhTV episode 49 - The PHD journey for nurses

5/13/2021
Welcome to episode 49 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 12 May 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. In this episode of #mhTV​​​​​, Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday were joined by guests Kris Deering and Jane Matonhodze to talk about the PhD journey for nurses. Kris has 15 years of mental health nursing experience, including senior practitioner for a crisis team, specialist in adolescent psychosis, and practice development to improve participatory practices with service users. Main interest is acute...

Duration:00:48:15

#mhTV​​ episode 48 - Learning from the other side

5/6/2021
Welcome to episode 48 [originally broadcast on Wednesday 5 May 2021] of #mhTV​​​​​​​​​​​​​. In this episode of #mhTV​​​​​, Nicky Lambert and Dave Munday speak with guests Simon Arday and Dan Brown about learning from the other side. Simon is a registered mental health nurse who has spent most of his working life providing mental health care in a number of different settings. He has a background in acute psychiatric care, liaison psychiatry, and nursing education and development with specific...

Duration:00:51:11