Mental Health Watch

Our Mental Health Watch campaign was launched in October 2015. Its aims are to reduce the stigma around mental health issues, raise awareness as well as campaign for improved services in Norfolk and Suffolk, where the trust is in special measures.

The 10th Norwich Pride parade promises to be the most colourful, vibrant and musical yet, and the region’s mental health trust will be joining the fun to show its support for diversity and inclusiveness in our society.

The region’s mental health trust and Norfolk County Council have been ordered to pay a patient and her mother £75 each for failings before a suicide attempt.

A new partnership has been formed between a hair salon and a mental health specialist as they try and change the face of the hairdressing industry.

Patients spent the equivalent of more than seven years waiting to be discharged from hospitals across Norfolk’s healthcare providers in just one month.

Doctors are encouraging more patients to put on their trainers and get active by joining their nearest parkrun.

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

An organisation that offers support to veterans and those with complex mental health needs is celebrating its fourth birthday by expanding its services.

A Suffolk health authority has been praised for its performance and patient care.

A health authority has been rated ‘good’ after strengthening its leadership and making improvements for patients in urgent care.

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

An innovative group which helps men to tackle mental health issues by giving them all to play for has brought football home to Norfolk after winning a top FA award.

According to Cromer actress and hypnotherapist Beverley Bishop, sharing a smile with a stranger is the perfect way to brighten your day, and with benefits ranging from exercising the heart and lungs, to building relationships, laughter really is the best medicine.

A year ago Charlotte Fuller, then just 12, was seriously underweight.

Staff and patients from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are making the final preparations for a fun-packed fundraising spectacular which will bring all the excitement of the Wild West to Norwich.

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

Two long-serving nurses from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) attended a ceremony at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.

Two hospital consultants have been named in a national report recognising their significant contribution to patient care.

The NHS - praised as one of the best healthcare services in the world and often singled out as one of Britain’s most cherished institutions - has not been without its trials and tribulations over the past 70 years.

It was launched by Aneurin Bevan in 1948 and now 70 years later the NHS is celebrating a landmark anniversary.

NHS campaigners turned out in Norwich to coincide with tens of thousands of people hitting London streets over health service funding.

Our flagship hospital has a huge task ahead to get out of special measures. In day two of our special report, we ask how worried patients should be that it has been rated “inadequate” for safety? Tom Bristow reports.

You may never have heard of her but Philippa Slinger has now been given the two biggest challenges facing Norfolk’s NHS.

Free seminars designed 
to benefit people with depression and anxiety, PTSD, victims of abuse, personality disorder and other psychological conditions, will be coming to Norwich this summer.

The first anniversary of the Great Yarmouth Dementia Action Alliance is be recognised with an information event in the town featuring a former Norwich City manager.

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