EHU Podcast: NHS Service Users – Saad’s Story

Saad has been a member of the service users and carers council for many years, helping to develop and improve the students education and practical experience in health, social care and medicine. He believes he is contributing to the development of a safer, healthier, cleaner and ultimately better community in which to live and work.

EHU Podcast: NHS Service Users – Allen’s Story

After 23 years as a carer to his daughter who had complex needs and was ventilator dependent, Allen believes patients and carers are equal partners in health and social care.

EHU Podcast: NHS Service Users – Chris’s Story

Chris lives a busy life, despite having many serious operations and being wheelchair dependent.  He both works and volunteers at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, and took home its  Volunteer of the Year award in 2019.

EHU Podcast: NHS Service Users – George’s Story

George and his wife Ann look after their daughter, Jodie, who has cerebral palsy, with no speech and little movement below the neck. She is, nevertheless, heavily into dance and drama, using an electric wheelchair and a communication aid. A nursing student at Edge Hill University introduced them to the Service User and Carer Council, […]

EHU Podcast: Talking…Political Jargon

Politics lecturer Paula Keaveney takes a break from Brexit-watching to explain some of the idiosyncratic rituals and processes that enable decision-making in the Houses of Parliament.