We are delighted to announce that Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has been selected to be an Early Implementer site for the new NHS Maternal Mental Health Services, as part of a testing phase taking place in all regions of England through 2021/22.
MPFT has begun a Novavax Covid-19 vaccine crossover research study, following the initial trial last year. The Trust was selected to host the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) regional site in the West Midlands to test the safety and effectiveness of the investigational vaccine in October 2020.
The mother and baby unit on Brockington ward at St. George’s hospital in Stafford has been awarded £1000 by Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme to improve its garden. The unit is a specialist facility which provides inpatient mental health services to women experiencing psychological and emotional difficulties related to the latter stages of pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood.