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Littlehampton parkrun to focus on mental health awareness and suicide prevention

Local mental health services are teaming up with parkrun to help raise awareness around mental health, stamp out stigma and share information about suicide prevention. 

Appeal for Sussex dementia patients to participate in new national study

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for newly diagnosed dementia patients to volunteer to take part in a new national study. 

Message from Samantha Allen, CEO and Adam Doyle, CEO Sussex and East Surrey CCGs

We are delighted to share the positive news that we have secured significant, additional investment of £9.4 million over 2 years from NHS England and NHS Improvement to support our work in partnership to improve mental health services for the local communities we serve.

NHS Marathon Man takes runners from Couch to 5k

An NHS Manager, who raised thousands of pounds for charity by running 5 marathons in 5 days, has taken more than 20 people through the Couch to 5k programme after setting up dedicated running clubs.

Public consultation on mental health plans launched

People in West Sussex are invited to take part in a public consultation about proposals to improve the quality and safety of mental health services for adults, older people and those living with dementia. 

£9m government funding announced for health and social care research to improve patient care in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

A new £9m initiative to improve health and social care research is being launched today (11 July 2019) by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Hearing Voices Group - Bognor Regis

A new self-help group for people who hear voices in the Bognor Regis area.

Recognising positive change - Sussex mental health trust awarded next level of accreditation for their work with family and friend carers

Local mental health services have been recognised by the Carers Trust ‘Triangle of Care’ programme for their ongoing efforts and commitment to improving the way they work with family and friend carers, and have been awarded the next level of accreditation status.

Local learning disability nurse receives prestigious Queen’s Nurse title

A learning disability nurse from West Sussex has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse, which recognises her contribution to nursing over the past 29 years and welcomes her into an elite group of nurses across the country.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust rated highly for research

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been rated one of the most research active NHS mental health trusts in the annual league table produced by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).