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South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG)

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South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG)

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) provides hospital inpatient and outpatient services, social care, community-based services and support to people in their own homes across the London Boroughs of  Wandsworth, Kingston, Richmond, Sutton and Merton.

Serving a local population of just over a million people, at any one time 20,000 people are receiving treatment and care from the us.

 

The Trust operates from over 100 locations, has five main inpatient services and 26 Community Mental Health Teams and a number of other outreach, crisis and home treatment services.

SWLSTG also runs the South West London Recovery College, which is the UK’s first mental health recovery study and training facility providing a range of courses and resources for service users, families, friends, carers and staff.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services on a national basis including the UKs only 24 hour inpatient service for OCD / BDD at Springfield Hospital; our renowned eating disorders unit with the recently established life saving High Dependency Unit; as well as deaf services and personality disorders clinics.

 

For more information please click below:

 

www.swlstg-tr.nhs.uk



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Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community health services to the population of Dorset.

 

The Mental Health Directorate provides a number of services to support adults of all ages with their mental health and wellbeing. These include:

  • Community Services
  • Inpatient services
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery services
  • Addictions services
  • Forensic services
  • Prison health care services

 
The Directorate also provides some specialist services such as community and inpatient support for mothers and babies.

 

Other services such as Eating Disorder services and services to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing are also provided by the Trust, in the Children and Young People’s Directorate.

The Trust is committed to providing services which support people in their recovery and is working closely with people with lived experience, carers and third sector organisations to develop new ways of working to support this goal.

 

A recent development being the implementation of the fourth Recovery Education College in England.

 

www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk





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Humber NHS Foundation Trust

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Humber NHS Foundation Trust
 

Humber NHS Foundation Trust. We provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services in Hull and the East Riding and specialist mental health services to people from across the UK.

 

Our services are delivered by over 3,000 staff across a core area of approximately 2,400km2 to a local population of approximately 600,000.  We have more than 500 committed volunteers.

We specialise in delivering:

  • Inpatient and community mental health services for adults and older people
  • Child and adolescent mental health services
  • Community health services in the East Riding of Yorkshire (including children’s services (e.g. health visiting, school nursing), long-term conditions, palliative care, urgent care including minor injuries and out of hours and a range of therapies)
  • Learning disability services
  • Addiction services
  • Psychological therapy services
  • Forensic services for mental health, learning disability patients and personality disorder patients

Find out more at:

www.humber.nhs.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter:

@HumberNHSFT
 
Become a member:
www.humber.nhs.uk/members/memberapplication

Freephone 0800 915 5064




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Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

 

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a major provider of healthcare in Cumbria. Our principal activities are:

  • Long term conditions, including dementia, psychosis, diabetes, neurological conditions and learning disabilities
  • Children and young people, including health visiting, school nursing and other community health services
  • Recovery and rehabilitation, including brain injuries, strokes, elderly care, physiotherapy and prison healthcare
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle, including depression, stress and anxiety, stop smoking and sexual health
  • Urgent care, including mental health crisis, inpatient care and out of hours community nursing
  • End of life care, including palliative care services

We serve a population of almost half a million across the six districts in Cumbria and as a Foundation Trust we have over 14,000 members who are invited to have their say about their local health services.

For more information about the services we provide, visit:

www.cumbriapartnership.nhs.uk

 

We also have a website that is aimed at improving the physical and emotional health of young people – visit:

www.rollercoaster.nhs.uk

 





 
 
 

 

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Devon Partnership NHS Trust

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Devon Partnership NHS Trust

       

We are an NHS organisation that works closely with other health and social care providers across Devon to support the recovery of people with mental health needs.

We deliver services for:

  • Adults
  • Older people
  • People with alcohol and substance misuse issues
  • People with a learning disability
  • People who need forensic or secure mental health services (usually people that have come into contact with the criminal justice system)
  • People in Devon’s three prisons.

 We also work with our partners to provide supported accommodation, vocational rehabilitation and employment opportunities.

At any one time, we provide care for around 12,000 people in Devon and Torbay.

Increasingly, our focus is on personal recovery. Working with people to understand their individual needs and goals, moving them towards recovery and independence and helping them to get on with their daily lives.

  

We actively support the national Time to Change campaign to end mental health discrimination and eradicate the stigma that too often accompanies mental ill health.

 

www.devonpartnership.nhs.uk

 

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Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC)

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Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC)

 

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) has a strong and long standing commitment to the use of arts and creativity in supporting recovery from mental illness and promoting mental wellbeing.

“Inspired Minds”, SHSC’s strategy for arts in health wellbeing and social inclusion was adopted by the Trust Board in December 2010.

 

SHSC has supported the development of the Creative Arts Steering Team (CAST) and developed partnerships with organisation such as Breakthrough, Reflections in Art charity and the Storying Sheffield project at University of Sheffield.

 

Service users’ artwork is now displayed on information leaflets, on the Trust website, on corporate plans and reports.

 

It is also displayed on “gallery walls” throughout the Trust.

 

The role played by art, music and drama in the Recovery Event in October 2011 also marked a recognition of the role that these approaches can play in wellbeing and inclusion.

 

The Sheffield Arts and Wellbeing Network was launched with a conference on 2nd November 2012.

 

This marked a commitment by SHSC, Sheffield City Council, the University of Sheffield and a host of local arts organisations, individuals and voluntary bodies to further collaboration on providing inclusive arts opportunities.



For more information please visit us here:

www.shsc.nhs.uk

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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP)

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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP)

 

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) was formed in 2002 and celebrated its 10th anniversary on 1st April 2012.

 

The Trust achieved Foundation Trust status in June 2007 and provide inpatient and community mental health services for children, adults and older people as well as learning disability services and drug and alcohol services across Cheshire and Wirral.

 

CWP also provide specialist services within Liverpool, Bolton, Warrington, Halton and Trafford and community physical care services in Western Cheshire after welcoming over 800 staff from Community Care Western Cheshire in April 2011.

CWP has over 15,000 foundation Trust members and employs more than 3,000 staff across 95 sites, serving a population of over a million people.

 

In the past year 2,746 clinical staff delivered care to 166,611 service users across 204 clinical services.

 

CWP are keen to work in partnership with patients, staff and other organisations to deliver the highest quality care to our service users and carers.

 

We strive for clinical excellence by ensuring there is a framework to deliver quality improvements, the safety of patients and quality outcomes for service users.

For more information please go to:

www.cwp.nhs.uk





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Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

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Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

 

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of Coventry and Warwickshire, and community health services for the people of Coventry.

 

We also offer some mental health and learning disability services in Solihull, serving a population of around one million people.

 

We also provide specialist services to people from across the West Midlands and beyond.

Our Trust has more than 4,300 dedicated staff who are working together to make a difference to the lives of everyone living in our communities, especially those using our services.

 

Our visions are to work for the wellbeing of the people we serve and to be recognised as the best at what we do.

We are currently undertaking the process of becoming a Foundation Trust and aim to be confirmed as a Foundation Trust by the end of 2012.

www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk  

 





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South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
 
We are an NHS foundation trust, providing a range of community, mental health and learning disability services in Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.

 

We also provide some specialist medium secure services to the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber.
 
We put people who need to use our services, and their carers, at the very centre of everything we do.

 

We want to enable people to enjoy productive, full and independent lives in the heart of their communities.
 
To encourage the use of creative approaches in healthcare, which can increase self-esteem, provide a sense of purpose, develop social skills and improve quality of life, the Trust has developed an initiative called Creative Minds.
 
Our Creative Minds work is altering the perceptions of how we deliver our services and not only underlines our commitment to creative approaches but also provides more opportunities for individuals and groups to develop and grow creatively.

 

For more information visit us here:

www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

 

We deliver high-quality health and social care that promotes well-being and independence and which we are proud to recommend to our families and friends.

We provide a range of services for primary care, older people, children and adolescents, adults, primary care, specialist learning disabilities, substance misuse and forensics.

CPFT is also a member of Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP), one of only five Academic Health Science Centres in England – a new organisation that has been set up to drive forward the partnership between the NHS and the University of Cambridge.

 

In addition, we are proud to have been selected as one of six demonstration sites in the country for Implementing Recovery Organisational Change (IMROC); being chosen as a result of our excellent progress in successfully embedding a recovery approach and in making good progress in many of the key elements of recovery-focused practice.

Visit the CPFT website to find out more about its work and vision for the future.

 

www.cpft.nhs.uk





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