We’ve appointed Peter Molyneux as a non-executive director on our Board Peter has considerable experience leading organisations in the health, social care and housing sectors and has undertaken projects for a number of organisations including the Tenant Services Authority, the Welsh Assembly Government and the Department of Health (in England). He is currently chair at […]
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We’ve appointed a new non executive director to join RF’s Board. Tansi Harper also becomes the new chair of CAN, our substance misuse subsidiary in Northamptonshire. Tansi’s career was in education. She has been principal of a Leicestershire community college and a college for profoundly disabled young people. She has experience working in leadership roles […]
Friday 28th February was the inaugural certificate presentation ceremony of Solent Recovery College (SRC). SRC began offering 13 recovery-focused courses in September 2013 and 145 students have successfully completed courses. The event took place at the Highbury College Campus in Portsmouth and was attended by Professor Geoff Shepherd, Senior Policy Adviser of the Recovery Programme […]
Eamont Terrace – Richmond Fellowship’s 24-hour supported housing scheme in Hartlepool – has had its contract extended for a further two years. This follows a recent service review process and QAF review, in which the service was awarded a Grade A rating. Well done to all the staff at Eamont Terrace who have worked incredibly hard over […]
Richmond Fellowship has joined the growing number of organisations committing to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems by signing a pledge with national campaign Time to Change. The pledge-signing ceremony took place at our annual national managers conference this week, where our chief executive and chair pledged our […]
Richmond Fellowship’s annual ENRICH achievement awards winners have been announced. This year we received over 100 fantastic nominations and the standard was higher than ever. The judging panel enjoyed hearing about the incredible work individual services were doing to make recovery a reality and in our Hope category, we heard first hand from people using our […]
The Swindon branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development will host an awareness session at New College in March for its local membership on the issues of mental health in the workplace. Organised in association with the Swindon Mindful Employer Network, which is co-ordinated by Richmond Fellowship, the event looks at managing stress at […]
The latest edition of our No Label Required magazine is out now. The publication, by service users for service users, takes art and culture for its theme. There’s also a picture special about World Mental Health Day and the usual mix of poetry, reviews and views. Download the magazine here.
Richmond Fellowship Stockport is piloting a scheme with the local council to embed ‘People Powered Health’ principles locally. The team has been awarded £8,000 for three months by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council to help reduce the number of people with long term conditions needing an emergency hospital admission or presenting at A&E. The pilot aims to […]
Our Time, Richmond Fellowship’s time banking scheme in Liverpool, has been awarded a national quality mark by Timebanking UK. The quality mark demonstrates our service is meeting Timebanking UK’s recommended best practices and has been awarded to us for the next three years. Time banking is an exchange and sharing of skills and the only […]