Entries by Marita Leadbeater

HMP Holme House Hero Volunteers At The Ukrainian Border

An Urgent Care Co-ordinator at Spectrum has been providing vital support for war victims at the Polish-Ukrainian border. John Robinson, from HMP Holme House, completed the self-funded trip after being inspired by a friend’s son, who set up a fundraising project to provide first-hand aid at Przemyśl Ukrainian Refugee Camp. With the support of his […]

Prisoner Healthcare Peer Mentoring Programme Scoops National Award

Spectrum CIC has scooped a prestigious Our Health Heroes Award for its breakthrough work in establishing peer mentoring programmes in 7 prisons across the North East. The team beat out stiff competition to scoop the ‘Best Healthcare Initiative in a Community or Criminal Justice Setting’ prize, with judges commending them highly for their transformational impact […]

10 Peaks Commemorative Booklet

As part of Spectrum’s 10 year celebrations, Chief Executive, Dr Linda Harris, undertook a ‘10 Peaks In 10 Days’ challenge this summer to raise funds for our chosen charity of the year – Cancer Research UK (CRUK). Between 18th – 27th June, Dr Linda climbed ten of the most iconic mountains/fells in the Lake District, […]

Nurse Leader of the Year receives an MBE

Spectrum Community Health CIC’s Head of Transformation at HMP Liverpool, Stella Hannaway, has been awarded an MBE for services to prison healthcare. Her MBE was announced in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, released on Friday 11 June. Stella joined Spectrum in 2015 from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is currently leading health and social […]