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.

A mental health trust has said it will carry out full investigations after 12 patients died unexpectedly in two months.

I was wasting time, checking my work emails as I waited for a wrist operation at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

A mental health boss will investigate the culture of his trust after a member of staff bragged they "got away" with poor publicity in coverage of a great grandmother's death.

Over the past few years of its troubled recent history, the region's mental health trust has consistently said that it takes on board lessons from patient deaths.

A family has criticised the mental health trust for describing the death of a woman on the M11 as a "media issue".

An NHS manager bragged that the service had "got away" with its failings being highlighted after the death of two dementia sufferers - because former Monty Python star Terry Jones had died.

Scientists from Norwich are taking part in a project to find out whether exercise could help treat depression in young people.

Origami birds are being used to help people in Norwich open up about their mental health.

The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures - despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement' in a new inspection report.

Health secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to support Norfolk and Suffolk's struggling mental health trust and bring it out of special measures.

A Norfolk MP has vowed to fight for NHS services as she visited the proposed site of a multimillion pound mental health unit.

People placing pizza orders and a woman who asked to be escorted home to breastfeed are among thousands of inappropriate and hoax ambulance calls made in the last three years.

The number of hospital admissions in Norfolk for people with eating disorders has nearly doubled in just five years.

The family of an 81-year-old who was sent more than 250 miles away for mental health treatment and then died on the roadside have faced further heartache after being unable to plan her funeral.

A Norwich care home for young adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs has been given an 'outstanding' rating by health inspectors.

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