The partnership that coordinated #AVeryDifferentConversation about mental health services in east & west Suffolk (Healthwatch Suffolk, Suffolk Parent Carer Network, Suffolk User Forum, Suffolk Family Carers and Ace Anglia) are joining forces … Continue reading You can help us to shape the outcome of the next CQC inspection of NSFT services
Update from Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) on their new Care Group leadership teams. NSFT are introducing a new place based clinical leadership model to ensure their service users and carers are firmly at the centre of everything they … Continue reading New care leadership teams announced by NSFT
CQC calls for action to fix the closed system that leads to people with a learning disability or autism being segregated in hospital. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling for an independent review of every person who is being held in … Continue reading CQC call for action on segregation.
The Care Co-Ordination Association (www.cpaa.org.uk) are running an Art & Photography competition for content for their website. The competition is open to mental health and learning disability service users and carers. Check out the flyer below … Continue reading CPAA Art & Photography Competition
If you're currently taking Gabapentin or Pregabalin we have some important information for you. As of the 1st of April there have been some changes, you can find all the information you need in the picture below. About … Continue reading Information for Gabapentin & Pregbalin prescriptions
The plan for reducing deaths from suicide in England has a focus on how social media and the latest technology can identify those most at risk. Published 22 January 2019 From: Department of Health and Social Care The government has published … Continue reading First ever cross-government suicide prevention plan published
Public Health have recently announced that the new contract for the DAROS (drug & alcohol recovery outreach service) has been awarded to Anglia Care Trust and began on 1st April 2019. The DAROS service has historically existed in Ipswich, … Continue reading Drugs and Alcohol Recovery Outreach Service for Suffolk
New report published by The Kings Fund explores and debates what outcomes really matter for people receiving mental health care services. The Kings Fund in this paper recognize that attention more recently has turned to achieving value in services … Continue reading Outcomes for mental health services What really matters?
What is the Emotional Wellbeing Hub? The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice, and guidance for those concerned about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25 years, or directly to … Continue reading The Suffolk Emotional Wellbeing Hub – A message for children, young people and their families
Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Despite this running for 20 years we have got a long way to go. According to the Mental … Continue reading This April 2019 is Stress Awareness Month