The NHS is set to take another major step towards improving patient access to mental health services with the introduction of five new waiting time guarantees, under plans set out today. The proposals could ensure that patients requiring urgent … Read Article about NHS England proposes new mental health access standards
Suffolk County Council will be tendering for a new Whole Life Advocacy Service to start from April 2022. This will include advocacy support for children, young people and adults. We want to hear the views and experiences from people … Read Article about Whole Life Advocacy Coproduction Event
West Suffolk NHS Trust is receiving Government funding for a new hospital. They would like your help to plan their new health and care facility and services. Following the first phase of feedback, West Suffolk Hospital are now focusing on how to … Read Article about Help plan the new hospital for West Suffolk
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Stuart Richarson as its chief executive after three years in his current role as chief operating officer. Mr Richardson, who became deputy chief executive earlier this year, will … Read Article about NSFT appoints Stuart Richardson as its new Chief Executive
Vaccinations are in the news daily and the thought can be terrifying for some people. Support is now available from Wellbeing Suffolk to overcome this fear. Needle phobia is very common and is something that can be overcome with help. Free … Read Article about Help available to overcome needle phobia
This report provides focused feedback gathered in response to both national and local concerns about Serenity Intensive Monitoring (SIM). SIM has been a nationally recognised mentoring programme for high intensity mental health service users who … Read Article about Making Our Voice Count – Read our latest feedback report about Serenity Intensive Mentoring (SIM).
What you need to know and your rights From 1 September 2021, the Government has Directed NHS Digital to collect data from your and your family’s GP records. Patient rights organisations are concerned that our personal data is effectively being … Read Article about New National Health Service database and your GP records
On Kooth there are lots of forum threads and articles related to identity, gender and sexuality and regular live forums. Content is created by the Kooth professional team and amazing users - where young people are sharing their lived experiences … Read Article about Pride Month – Kooth supporting LGBTQi young people
SUF is pleased to welcome you to this event with Caroline, who will talk about her experiences as a family carer navigating our mental health system, and how services can be improved to better value family carers. Date: Thursday, 8th … Read Article about Join us for an Open Conversation with Caroline Aldridge, the author of ‘He Died Waiting’.
Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), together with West Suffolk CCG announced this week that a new Personality Disorder and Complex Needs (PDCN) pathway is set to be established in East and West Suffolk, giving people the … Read Article about New Personality Disorder and Complex Needs service to be established