Celebration Day recognises impact of service users and carers on services

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) celebrated the impact service user and carer involvement is having on services at a special event in Stafford last week.

Around 150 service users, carers, staff and representatives from partnership organisations attended the event which included music, drama, workshops, presentations and awards.

NHS services receive “Good” rating across the board by health regulator CQC

20180629 CQC Rating

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its reports detailing the findings of their inspection of End of Life and Community Health Services provided by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) which took place in April.

Shropshire Staff Win Chief Allied Health Professions Officers Award

Allied Health ProfessionalsTwo Allied Health Professional (AHP) Assistants were named as winners in the national Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Awards for a reading for wellbeing therapy group delivered to patients on a low secure mental health inpatient unit in Shrewsbury.

Breastfeeding Meet & Greet event Fri 29 June in Longton

A celebration of breastfeeding is taking place in Longton this week offering an opportunity for local people and health professionals to come together to share information and experiences around breastfeeding.

CPR Training Saves Choking Man

20180605 Becky PlattAn heroic NHS worker shows practice makes perfect as she saves man from choking.

A Stoke-on-Trent NHS worker whose role involves teaching CPR to schoolchildren, put her skills into practice while out for a family meal by saving a man from choking.

Stroke ward staff helping to end ‘PJ Paralysis’ by getting their patients up and moving

20180604 Sneyd Ward End PJ ParalysisNursing and therapy staff on the Stroke ward at Burslem’s Haywood Hospital have been encouraging their patients to get up, dressed and moving in their own clothes as part of a challenge taking place across the NHS.

A New NHS Trust is Launched

20180604 MPFT Launch picThe merger of two award-winning NHS Trusts has been approved by regulators bringing a range of benefits for patients and service users through the joining up of physical and mental health with adult social care.

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust (SSOTP) have joined together to become Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).