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.

Three friends from Norfolk who have all experienced struggles with mental health have launched website to provide advice to others suffering in a similar way.

A survey of more than 900 frontline East of England Ambulance staff has highlighted long shifts and difficult working conditions at the Trust over the past year.

A mental health awareness event for young people in the Gorleston and Hopton area has been organised following the disappearance of student Sophie Smith.

A free mental health first aid event will be held this month to raise awareness and increase understanding of a variety of conditions.

The region’s mental health trust will hold a free half-day conference for anyone interested in mental, physical and spiritual health.

The county’s busiest hospital recorded the worst A&E performance in the country last month, as a leading emergency medicine organisation urged patients to write to their MPs demanding action over the NHS.

Footballing skills will be helping men across Great Yarmouth improve their mental and physical wellbeing.

The appointment of a new mental health boss has been branded “disastrous” by campaigners due to the new chief’s background in NHS funding.

The important role which apprentices play at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is being highlighted during a national awareness week designed to encourage more people to think about earning while they learn.

More staff in the county’s NHS felt they could contribute towards improvements, but others saw their satisfaction at the quality of care they could give dip.

The new chief executive of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust will be named later this week, it can be revealed.

‘Like living in the level below Hell’. That is how 23-year-old Stacey Taylor described her experience of anorexia and bulimia.

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

It has been described as an epidemic which affects more than 40,000 people in Norfolk alone.

Funding at the region’s mental health trust has been slashed year on year in real terms, new research claims.

Clinicians at the region’s mental health trust are too busy to complete mandatory basic life support training, it has been revealed.

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

Patients in north Norfolk and rural Broadland are set to benefit from improved access to local GP services through a new pilot project.

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

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