Retaining the Passion: LIVE Holiday Special.

Clare and Craig are thrilled to be joined by some extra special guests, our “Retaining the Passion” family, our amazing listeners!! Join them all to hear them discussing their highlights from our three series, their dream guests, their highlights from 2021, what they are most looking forward to in 2022, and sharing their all-important “topContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: LIVE Holiday Special.”

Retaining the Passion: Everybody’s Business.

Clare and Craig discuss why exactly it’s “Everybody’s Business” to know more about perinatal and parent and infant mental health. Also, Clare shares her very personal story of her lived experiences of birth trauma and how they shaped her mental health and parenting experience.  They are so grateful to have three fantastic guests join them.Continue reading “Retaining the Passion: Everybody’s Business.”

Retaining the Passion: Mental Health Matters.

Clare and Craig catch up and discuss their very personal reasons for choosing “Mental Health Matters”. And why they felt it was important to address nurses’ and healthcare practitioners’ lived experiences of mental health issues and challenging professional and societal stigma. They are humbled and privileged to have three fantastic guests join them to discussContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Mental Health Matters.”

Retaining the Passion: COP 26, sustainability and climate action in healthcare.

On the 31st of October 2021, the opening day of COP26, Clare and Craig catch up and discuss their reasons for choosing this fortnight’s episode, “COP26, sustainability and climate action in healthcare”. They are then delighted to be joined by Alexis Percival, Environmental and sustainability manager for Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and Clare Nash RN, HeadContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: COP 26, sustainability and climate action in healthcare.”

Retaining the Passion: Series 3 Teaser.

WE’RE BACK! Series three!  Clare and Craig are back, discussing what they’ve been up to and what’s coming up in this series. They also let you know how you can get involved in helping shape the upcoming episodes. Oh, and there might be a surprise or two. We’ve missed you. Follow the podcast on: https://podrtp.com/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodRTP Continue reading “Retaining the Passion: Series 3 Teaser.”

Retaining the Passion: Nursing and Politics.

We cannot believe it is our Season Two finale! Both Clare and Craig are incredibly passionate about how politics and policy influence nursing and society more broadly. So, we are delighted, and it feels natural to end the season discussing “Nursing and Politics”. As well as sharing their thoughts and reflections on the topic, ClareContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Nursing and Politics.”

Retaining the Passion: Allyship.

First, Clare and Craig catch up and discuss their reasons for choosing this fortnight’s episode, “Allyship”, particularly as we reach the end of Pride Month. Next, they talk about how humbled and thrilled they are that the podcast has been shortlisted as a finalist in the RCNi Royal College of Nursing Awards 2021 in the “Innovations inContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Allyship.”

Retaining the Passion: Leaders and Followers.

First, Clare and Craig catch up and discuss their reasons for choosing this fortnight’s episode “Leaders and Followers”. Next, they are joined by two fantastic nurse leaders at different stages in their leadership journeys: Paul Jebb and Charlotte Jakab-Hall. Paul is an Associate Chief Nurse for Patient Experience and Engagement at Lancashire and South CumbriaContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Leaders and Followers.”

Retaining the Passion: Asylum Seeker Health.

First, Clare and Craig discuss their reasons for choosing this fortnight’s episode “Asylum Seeker Health”. Craig begins by explaining the current context regarding the United Kingdom (UK) Government Home Office’s post-Brexit proposed new Immigration and Asylum Bill 2021. He also offers, in his opinion, examples of where he believes the current Immigration and Asylum ActContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Asylum Seeker Health.”

Retaining the Passion: Dying Matters.

First, Clare and Craig discuss three significant nursing events from this week: #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, #InternationalNursesWeek and the Royal College of Nursing, voting to rejoin the International College of Nurses at their Annual General Meeting. Next, they discuss their decision for choosing the topic “Dying Matters” and why they believe we need to be having open andContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Dying Matters.”