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 […]

Spectrum receives Bronze Award for Lived Experience Charter pilot

Spectrum CIC has received a Bronze Award for our commitment to the Lived Experience Charter, improving opportunities for people with lived experience of criminal justice. Spectrum is one of six organisations to take part in NHS England’s Charter pilot project, which asked organisations to review their policies, practices and environment to better support the inclusive […]

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 […]