Next Step Cards, Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Fiona Pender is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Strategic Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Families at CWP. She is the clinical lead for the Next Step Cards, an innovative co-produced goal-based outcome resource for young people. Next Step enables safe and structured conversations with young people who may be struggling with their emotional health and wellbeing. The cards are currently used by CAMHS practitioners within CWP, as well as a range of teachers, social workers and nurses in the area and beyond. Nearly 1000 people have now been trained by experts from CWP on how to use Next Step.
Nominated by: Mike Amesbury MP, Rt Hon Frank Field MP, Justin Madders MP, Chris Matheson MP, David Rutley MP, Laura Smith MP and Rt Hon Esther McVey MP