Monthly Archives: April 2014

Curry O'Shea

Remembering Cornelius ‘Curry’ O’Shea

When Cornelius ‘Curry’ O’Shea, a gifted artist and musician – and former St Mungo’s Broadway resident – died suddenly in April 2012 aged 53, his family were determined to keep his memory alive. His sister Catherine tells more about how she set up the Global Sunflowers Project for Mental Health, in his memory. Read more

Apr 29th | Hannah Eiseman | Guest blogs, Real life stories
No Smoking Day

No Smoking

Julie Fine works at our Bristol Complex Needs Service. She trained as a practitioner with NHS Smokefree Bristol to help people quit smoking. She explains more about her work and how Lucy, one of our clients, has not smoked for 49 days. Read more

Apr 23rd | Julie Fine | Guest blogs, Support
Open House art exhibition with David Devoy, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Howard Sinclair

So, what do you do then?

Howard Sinclair, our CEO, started his career as a nursing assistant and has over 30 years experience in the statutory and voluntary sectors. After 16 years of being a CEO he finds he still gets asked what it is he does. In his latest blog, he explains. Read more

Apr 17th | Howard Sinclair | Key people
womens conference panel

Supporting Women’s Recovery

At the start of April we held our third annual Supporting Women’s Recovery Conference. Esther Sample, Women’s Strategy Implementation Manager, explains more about the day and what we learned.  Read more

Apr 15th | Esther Sample | Events
Howard Sinclair

Looking back on week number one

Ten days into the job, our new CEO Howard Sinclair writes about visiting St Mungo’s Broadway projects, the scale of our work, and looks forward to a challenging and bright future. I set myself the target that if I got through the first week I would write this blog – I have and so here it is. […] Read more

Apr 10th | Howard Sinclair | Guest blogs, Key people
The 9 o'clock slot

The Nine o’clock slot

The Nine O’Clock Slot play examines the first funeral slot of the day. Paid for by councils, it is for those who cannot afford to pay themselves or have no family who can arrange the funeral for them. Our End of Life Care Coordinator, Peter Kennedy, advised the production company, Ice and Fire, on the […] Read more

Apr 8th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs
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New report a ‘milestone’ for welfare reforms and homelessness

The Work and Pensions Select Committee has published a report today which is an all party report about the impact of welfare reforms. Anna Page, our Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager, explains more. Read more

Apr 2nd | Anna Page | Guest blogs
Howard Sinclair

Day one

1 April 2014 is the first day of St Mungo’s Broadway. Our Chief Executive, Howard Sinclair, blogs about the start of a new organisation. Read more

Apr 1st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, News

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