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S3E7- Dominic Maddocks

Season 3, Ep. 7

What a privilege to be able to chat to the absolutely awesome Dom Maddocks. Street outreach worker in Leeds. He has buckets of experience of what works and doesn’t work in Street Outreach and bring this into a fascinating discussion.

We caught up back in the Spring and discussed…

·      Working for Bevan Healthcare and bringing together services and people to help others in the centre of Leeds (2mins)

·      What Dom does and what is so special about his role as a street outreach worker (2mins)

·      Challenges along the way – Covid, rolling into a post Covid world, and collaboration and funding of services and funding (5mins)

·      The beauty of being able to have a wrap around service and working with colleagues (9mins)

·      Experiences of patients in the system and rough sleeping (11mins) – Dom gives his ideas on how to communicate and how to meet patients in their reality of where they are (13mins)

·      Dom share’s his own personal story (19mins) and how this influences his role. As part of this, we explore stigma and navigating the health care service (23mins) to finally get the help he so needed (despite the barriers along the way)

·      Addiction (30mins) and consultation skills around this (32mins)

·      Adverse Childhood Experience (37mins) and the Self care (41mins 30s)

To finish…

Dom’s favourite resource- (46m 30s) The internet – get searching on the topic of inclusion health see what rabbit hole it takes you down

Dom’s Genie wish (47mins) 

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