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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, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. We also provide services on a wider regional or national basis, including perinatal, eating disorder and forensic services. The Trust’s Inclusions service provides psychological and drug and alcohol services and has contracts across the country. We are now also providers of genitourinary medicine services in South Staffordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

  • Emily is Rising Star

    A pharmacy technician working at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been named as a Clinical Rising Star in the Trust’s Positively Different Awards.

    Emily Austin-George is based at St George’s Hospital in Stafford but provides support to sexual health clinics in Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth as well as leading on the pharmacy requirements to support the Trust to provide good physical health care to the people on its inpatient wards.

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  • Wellbeing and Recovery College is Award Winning

    A team which is committed to supporting recovery and wellbeing through shared learning has been recognised with an award.

    The Wellbeing and Recovery College offers courses ranging from Art for Creative Wellbeing, to Anxiety management. All learning is delivered by a partnership of professional and peer trainer at a range of community venues across South Staffordshire and Shropshire.

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  • Local People Positive About Community Mental Health Services

    South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has recently received a review from the people who use its services.

    The 2017 Community Mental Health Survey, published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) asked people who have used community mental health services about their experiences.

    Director of Quality and Performance, Therèsa Moyes said “We were pleased to see people who have used our services responding to this survey and reporting that overall they feel they had a good experience. It was particularly good to see that we scored better than average for the way our health and social care workers listen carefully to service users. Read more ...  

  • Award for Inspirational Clinician

    An inspirational clinician has been recognised for her commitment to improving the condition of people with severe and enduring mental illness.

    Kate Pover was named Clinician of the Year at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Positively Different Awards 2017. Judges commented on her overall commitment and clinical expertise, working with people with ongoing psychotic conditions.

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  • Award Winning Staff at Local NHS Mental Health Trust

    People living with dementia are being helped to stay in familiar care environments, rather than face admission to hospital, through the efforts of an award winning team at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s (SSSFT) Redwoods Centre.

    The Hospital Avoidance Team on Oak Ward were the winners of the Chris Holley Award for Innovation at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare’s Positively Different Staff Awards held last week. This award recognises creativity and new ideas to deliver improved services or to reduce inefficiency.

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