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Welcome to South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Our Trust provides mental health, learning disability and specialist children's services across South Staffordshire and mental health and learning disability services in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Powys. We also provide some services on a wider regional, or national basis.

  • Up Tempo Music Workshops for Young People’s Mental Wellbeing

    Young people in touch with mental health services in Shropshire are invited to join an exciting new music workshop project.

    South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Arts for Health Team, in partnership with The Hive (Shrewsbury) and Make Some Noise (Stafford) have been awarded funding by the National Youth Music Organisation to run the Up Tempo music project.

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  • Glascote Community Library Official Opening

    “Run by the Community for the Community”

    Glascote Community Library will formally celebrate its new status as a community managed library with an opening ceremony on Thursday 19 January at 3.00pm.

    Glascote Community Library is one of eight libraries which are being provided by a team of local volunteers under the management of South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and supported by Staffordshire County Council (SCC).

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  • Young People Develop Mental Wellbeing Group

    As a new term begins, a mental health support package for students is being offered to local schools.

    Young people attending a local youth participation group told Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) that that they believe schools are not doing enough to support their mental health. They explained how they have to listen to lessons about physical health, substance misuse, staying safe online and sexual health but no one teaches the importance of keeping their mind healthy.

    “We have to learn about alcohol, drugs and contraception but no one ever tells us how to take care of our minds” said a young person attending the participation youth forum. 

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  • Mental Health Trust in Top 12% for Performance

    South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) has been given a clean bill of health by NHS Improvement under its Single Oversight Framework which is designed to help NHS providers attain and maintain, Care Quality Commission ratings of ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.

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