#WeCareToo Party 2019

What a fabulous day celebrating the positive work of the Carer Support Team! Thank you for joining us.  Please enjoy these beautiful photos from Emma Collins Photography. People enjoyed the best ever samosas, good company, awesome ice coffees (thanks Bren, SPK and Matilda!), an abundance of homemade baking, top music from Iris Ederer, David O’Connor…

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NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019 – Volunteer Team of the Year Category

https://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/17605472.richard-harrington-mp-nominates-team-of-volunteers-for-nhs-award/ (May 2019) Thanks MP Richard Harrington for championing our team and nominating us in the Volunteer Team of the Year Category in these prestigious awards.  There are two shortlistings in June and then results will be known on 10 July. (Keep your fingers crossed but do note there were 750 entries last year so…

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We’re featured on the Parent Show, Radio Verulam

What a fun night we had sharing our story with Lydia and Seema on the Parent’s Show.  Here is the 45 minute podcast of the evening programme. We had a full panel – Karen Stow (Matron for Children’s Services), Allison Curry (Mum from Watford Hospital), Karen Graham (Carer Support Team Volunteer) and Suzanne Boon (Founder…

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So much more fun running together! Join our running group!

        Big thanks to our magnificent team  – Renton L’Heureux (Paeds Consultant, West Herts Hospitals Trust), Tom Lloyd (Parent), Jillian Barry and Miyuki Lloyd (Carer Support Team volunteers) for their running efforts in various events – St Albans 10 km run (Team) Brighton Half Marathon (Tom, Renton, Jillian); Knebworth Half (Renton); and St…

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We have Emico’s Support for 2019

We are thrilled to have formalised our connection with Emico, a Hemel Hempstead based engineering infrastructure company. Thanks to a personal connection of one of the team’s dedicated volunteers, Emico had been made aware of the team’s need for funds to support its invaluable work.  They have kindly donated £5k to our year’s costs, and…

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Annual Training Morning

Very useful morning of training for the entire team today at Trestle Arts sBase in St Albans.Thanks so much to our key speakers: Jen Kenward, NHS England, Commitment to Carers – “Caring for a young person with mental health needs in the NHS” and Mary Heffernan, Community Nurses, – “What we do and the Challenges…

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We have a running team!

We have a consultant (Renton L’Heureux), parent (Tom Lloyd) and 2 volunteers (Jillian Barry and Miyuki Lloyd) all running to raise the profile and funds for our team so we can keep growing our service.  Thank you!  Dr L’Heureux has run three events this past autumn for our team, and the first team event was…

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