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New partnership with Sussex 4x4 Response will help NHS staff this winter

NHS staff will be able to call on volunteer 4x4 drivers in the event of severe weather this winter thanks to a new partnership with Sussex 4x4 Response.

Mental Health Liaison Team Open Day

If you are a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse or a Qualified Social Worker the Mental Health Liaison Team (MHLT) based at Royal Sussex County Hospital would like to invite you to our open day on Thursday 1 November. 

Review of children and young people’s emotional and wellbeing services

We have agreed with our partners to jointly commission an independent review of the whole pathway of emotional and wellbeing support available to children and young people in Sussex. We have taken this step in the light of the pressure the whole system is experiencing and the importance of collective action to improve the experience of children, young people and families. It is intended the review will take six months.

Langley Green becomes first mental health hospital to receive award for offering improved support to LGBTQ community

Langley Green Hospital in Crawley, which provides specialist mental health services to adults, is the first psychiatric hospital in the UK to receive the ‘LGBTQ Inclusion Award’, which acknowledges hospitals who have taken significant steps to make their services more inclusive of LGBTQ people.

Team at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley win top national award

The team at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley has scooped a top national award in recognition of the outstanding mental health care they provide.

Hampshire mental health service recognised at national awards ceremony

Two innovative projects in Hampshire have been praised at a prestigious national award ceremony, which recognises excellent practice in mental health services.

Dare to Care

We have launched a new way to inspire our staff to be greener at work. 

Schoolchildren design Zimmer frames to help local people with dementia avoid falls

On Friday 5 October, local schoolchildren will be designing and creating bespoke Zimmer frames for patients on Brunswick Ward at Mill View Hospital in Hove. 

Allied Health Professional (AHP) Day

To mark the first Allied Health Professionals (AHP’s) day on 15 October clinicians from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will be holding events in Worthing and Crawley to highlight the crucial and often unsung role Allied Health Professionals play in the NHS. 

Locals ‘paint it purple’ to show their support for World Mental Health Day

Sussex was painted purple this week after an NHS mental health charity asked for local people to get involved and raise awareness of the importance of mental health.