Author: Natalie Allen

Birmingham Changing Futures Together newsletter – July 2018

The June 2018 newsletter is available to download here. Stories include Lola Abudu (Deputy Director Health and Wellbeing, West Midlands Public Health England Centre) #walkthefrontline write up highlighting how“knowing and experiencing are different.” The newsletter also includes Lawrence Tallon’s (Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) story of his visit to the […]

Research highlights the catalytic power of Peer Mentors in driving change

Birmingham Changing Futures Together’s (BCFT) annual Economic Impact Analysis (EIA), published on 1st August 2018 proves the catalytic power of the Lead Worker Peer Mentor service in changing the behaviour of people with multiple and complex needs. Highlights include:  Visits to Accident & Emergency (A&E) down by 50% Convictions down by 73% Hospital inpatient episodes […]

Walking the Frontline: A low or no cost change leading to significant financial savings-Lawrence Tallon’s story

“I had two main reasons for getting involved” explained Lawrence Tallon, Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. “We are responsible for all the A&E services in the city. The people who most frequently present at A&E mirrors the client group of the Lead Worker Peer Mentor Service. I wanted […]

Birmingham Changing Futures Together newsletter – June 2018

The June 2018 newsletter is available to download here. Stories include Emma Ambler’s (Joint Commissioning manager in Mental Heath, NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group) #walkthefrontline write up reflecting on how “the structure of prison [is] preferred to the chaos of life outside.” Our other #walkthefrontline write up is from Bel Sixsmith (Connect and Build Manager, West Midlands Police), […]

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