Two research teams at Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT), the organisation which provides physical and mental health, learning disability and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Shropshire, have been recognised for their work to develop a strong research culture for the benefit of patients and service users with a double award win.
Local health and care providers have joined forces to launch a video animation which demonstrates a new, joined up way of working being implemented across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Integrated care teams (ICTs) focus on people receiving seamless joined up care which is based around the needs of a whole person.
Joanna Cannon, international best-selling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie has pledged her support to Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Arts for Health programme, particularly a popular reading for wellbeing scheme which supports patients from across the Trust.
Stafford Borough Mayor and Mayoress, Councillor Ray Barron and Councillor Mrs Jenny Barron were among over 400 people who attended Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Festival and Annual Members’ Meeting last week.
The newly formed NHS trust, which provides physical and mental health, learning disability and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Shropshire, has been profiled in a national report for its focus on continuous quality improvement.
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) will be giving service users and residents in Shropshire the opportunity to have their say on the adult mental health services it provides at an event next week.
After going through a period of mental health problems, when we start feeling better it may play on our mind how long these positive improvements will last. If you have been through a period of therapy, hopefully keeping up your newfound tools and techniques will help you to maintain your progress, but there are also other things you can do to help yourself stay well.