Ambulance crews in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being offered the opportunity to speak with a specialist in community services with the aim of reducing unnecessary trips to the accident & emergency department of Royal Stoke University Hospital.
We are celebrating, having moved up the rankings in the national staff survey.
Almost 5,000 of our staff completed the national NHS staff survey at the end of last year. Their answers demonstrated significant improvements in 21 questions, when compared with the year before.
A Recovery Worker working with the Hampshire Inclusion team, a service providing support and treatment to individuals affected by alcohol or drug issues, has been named ILLY Practitioner of the Year 2019, an award which acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding and inspiring contribution practitioners make to changing the lives of individuals and families affected by substance misuse.
Having a long-term condition, such as diabetes, asthma or pain, can take its toll on our mental health. The question and answer session below is with one of our therapists, who has found a way of coping with their condition in day to day life.