Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards

Two of the Trust's services were highly commended at the national awards ceremony.

Picture of Kate Munson and Jamie Scott at the awards

Kate Munson and Jamie Scott

Leeds Personality Disorder Services and the Yorkshire Centre for Eating Disorders were shortlisted for National Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards, in the Specialist Services and Specialist Eating Disorders Care categories respectively.

There are 21 award categories in total, and winners were announced at a ceremony in Blackpool on Thursday 12 October.

Although the services were not winners this year, they were both highly commended.

Attending the ceremony from the Personality Disorder Service and its partner organisations, was:

  • Sharon Prince, Clinical Lead for Personality Disorder Services
  • Jo Ramsden, Clinical Lead for Offender Personality Disorder Service
  • Tom Mullen, Clinical Director for Specialist and Learning Disability Services and Strategic Lead for Personality Disorder Services
  • Jamie Scott, Operational Manager for the Personality Disorder Service
  • Ruth Sutherland, Principal Psychologist
  • Bryony Crisp, Senior Forensic Psychologist
  • Nicola Binns, Healthcare Support Worker
  • Emma Turner, Housing and Resettlement Case Worker – Community Links (partner organisations)

    Picture of Sharon Prince and Dr Rhys Jones at the awards

    Sharon Prince and Dr Rhys Jones

  • Kate Munson, Head of Humberside Probation Service (partner organisations)

The awards recognise excellence in mental health services and are organised by the Positive Practice Mental Health Collaborative.

The collaborative consists of 75 organisations, including NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, police forces, third sector providers, charities and service user groups, all committed to identifying and disseminating positive practice, sharing learning and raising the profile of mental health with politicians and policymakers.