Examples of work CASE StudyLiverpool John Moores University Health Junction was invited to be a guest Lecture for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) NHS Post Graduate Course at John Moores University. The IAPT Programme has been rolled out across England offering interventions approved by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for treating people with depression and anxiety disorders. http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/HEA/news/120923.htm Wirral Borough Council & Wirral NHS Public Health innovation
Health Junction developed the Breeze Pilot Programme for Wirral NHS and delivered it in partnership with Wirral Borough Council. Breeze, was designed for Wirral COPD patient’s the pilot model was design to increase the engagement of patients with health interventions, long term condition management whilst being patient led. Dr Shyamal Mukherjee, Medical Director for the Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral NHS Cluster said:
“I am delighted that this project has come to the Wirral. COPD is a serious, life-threatening health problem which is on the increase. It not only needs careful management, which people already receive in Wirral, it also needs additional innovations like Breeze to complement existing provision. This partnership working will produce excellent results for COPD patients on the Wirral.”Cllr Chris Jones, Wirral Council Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, said:
“The Breeze programme has been specifically designed to complement the already excellent support that COPD patients receive in Wirral to help them manage their condition, give them the best possible quality of life and reduce the possibility of them needing to access emergency medical attention.”Wirral Mind
Health Junction was invited to deliver Self Harm Awareness for Wirral Mind as part The Learning and Growth Project.
“We try to strip away the myths about mental distresses and replace them with sound, positive, practical information! We encourage people to take greater personal responsibility for their own mental health, through coping strategies and techniques, alternative therapies, and self management. The Learning and Growth Project offers high-quality workshops and training sessions on topics that help people understand and get better.”