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How Occupational Therapists are changing lives in Sussex

Occupational Therapists (OTs) are shouting loud and proud about their profession this week as part of Occupational Therapy (OT) Week 2018.

Music for the Mind - Consultant Psychiatrist leads music event to start a conversation about young people’s mental health

A consultant physiatrist who uses music and the arts to support children and young people through mental health challenges has been recognised by the High Commission of India.

The latest issue of Partnership Matters is here!

There's been lots going on at Sussex Partnership since our previous issue. This time we celebrate 70 years of the NHS, how we are reducing our carbon footprint, how Pathfinder in West Sussex will make it easier for people to access support, and how therapy animals are making a real difference on our wards.

Support worker takes on 25 mile challenge to raise funds for Heads On

A support worker from Chichester is taking on the challenge of walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru to raise money for adults with learning disabilities and mental health difficulties in Sussex.

Statement in response to publication of NHS England report into the care of Mr W

Our statement following the publication of NHS England's independent report into the care of someone known to our services following a homicide in 2015.

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.