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Improving care for people in mental health crisis
Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) is improving care for people experiencing a mental health crisis with the launch of a new single point of access (SPA) 24 hour service.
Mental health support over the holiday period
We know that this time of year can bring added pressures and increase levels of anxiety and stress. It can also increase feelings of sadness, loneliness or isolation.
Clover City Practice rated as Good in all five domains by the Care Quality Commission
Primary Care Sheffield (PCS) and Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) are delighted to announce that the Clover City Practice has been rated as ‘Good’ in all five domains following an inspection of its services by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in November 2017. The Clover City Practice joined the Clover Group of practices run in partnership by PCS and SHSC in July 2016.
Celebrating Christmas Jumper Day 2017
On Friday 15 December SHSC staff got into the festive spirit and took part in Christmas Jumper Day in aid of SHSC Charity. Staff donated £2 (or more!) and put on their Christmas jumpers for a good cause.
Celebrating and promoting equality and diversity
Over 100 staff came together earlier this month to focus on race equality, leadership and our progress against the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard.
NHS Wi-Fi Now Available Across All Sites
Service users are now able to access free to use Wi-Fi across all sites. We are proud to be one of 16 early adopters as part of NHS Digital’s commitment to providing free Wi-Fi services in NHS locations. The free NHS Wi-Fi will allow service users, patients and the public to download health apps, browse the internet and access health and care information.
Elf Day at the Memory Service
Staff at the Memory Service took part in Elf Day earlier this week, a festive fundraiser to support the Alzheimer’s Society. The Memory Service aims to increase the number of people who receive early assessment, diagnosis and treatment of dementia.
Film about unique Sheffield project runner up in national awards
A film about a unique Narrative Masterclass with long term mental health service users and medical students was a runner up at the recent Haelo Awards. The Haelo Film Awards showcase outstanding, original and DIY public sector films from across the UK.
Farewell to our Commonwealth Fellows
We held a small celebration last week to say farewell to our current Commonwealth Fellows. Since 2012, we have proudly supported 21 Commonwealth Fellows from Gulu, Northern Uganda as part of the Gulu Sheffield Mental Health Partnership.
Reducing out of area placements for acute mental health care
Staff have been implementing new models of in-patient care for mental health service users with the result that for the last three years no Sheffield residents have been sent out of city for acute mental health care. The financial savings made are being reinvested in in-patient and community services to help support service user recovery.