Artwork in York Hospital

We’ve got some artwork up in York Hospital – we love it! You can find it just off the main corridor at Junction 7. We’d like to say a huge thank you to Jessica for all your help.           See more here: http://www.yorkhospitals.nhs.uk/exhibitions/

Published: July 4, 2016

Amy

I am an easy-going, friendly person who loves dancing, listening to music and watching Disney films whilst eating cake. What is your favourite thing about your career? Exploring different areas of psychology to see what I could potentially go into. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? I am more of an introvert. If you could hire someone to help... More

Published: June 25, 2016

Audrey

I am a very happy person who enjoys mixing with people. I have a family of eight children, plus grandchildren and great-grandchildren. I love going on holiday. Have you ever had a nickname? What is it? Auds Would you rather win the lottery or work in the perfect job? Win the lottery so I could travel the world. Who would... More

Published: June 25, 2016

David Geddes

David is a local GP and has had a special interest in mental health having worked earlier in his career in adult psychiatric services. He now works part time, combining his job as a GP with working with NHS England as the national head of primary care commissioning. Mental illness is common and for those who suffer,  there are challenges... More

Published: June 25, 2016

Emma – Manager

I started my career teaching in early years, moving to York in 2007 I felt I needed a new challenge. I gained more qualifications to teach adults and with my experience of complex needs in Education and Mental Health it gave me a new direction. My previous job role gave me a chance to use my skills in a setting... More

Published: June 25, 2016

Emma Drake

I’m a York lass through and through, I have lived and worked in this beautiful city all of my life. I have recently completed a degree in Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring, which is how I first became involved with The Hut in 2013, firstly as a volunteer and now as a Trustee. I am passionate about this amazing organisation, the... More

Published: June 25, 2016

John

Published: June 25, 2016

Jonny – Activity Coordinator

I came to The Hut to volunteer in 2015 having been through my own journey. Meeting Emma I felt an instant connection to what the place offered and threw myself in to my volunteering I have previous experience of working with adults with autism and learning disabilities and loved this.  I took a person centered approach developing sessions for individuals... More

Published: June 25, 2016

Lynne Dexter

I qualified as a registered general nurse in 1976 in Lincoln and moved to York in 1977 to undertake training to become a psychiatric nurse, I opened and became manager of The Dexters residential care home in 1985.   This is not just a job, it is a vocation, a way of life that I am very privileged to be a... More

Published: June 25, 2016