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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.

  • SSSFT Tops Staff Survey League Table

    The national NHS Staff Survey shows how staff have rated their organisation’s leadership and culture over the past year.

    Based on a review and analysis of the 32 key findings from the 2016 survey – produced by Picker Europe for the NHS- South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare is the top performing mental health and learning disability trust. The Trust is performing better than its peers in the eyes of its staff, and also showing a positive trend, year on year.

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  • NHS Staff Survey Results 2016

    South Staffordshire and Shropshire Foundation Trust (SSSFT) is celebrating significant improvements in the latest National NHS Staff Survey results. The NHS Staff Survey helps NHS organisations drive forward improvements, and provides staff with a voice to express how they feel about their roles, the organisation, and the quality of care they provide. SSSFT is above average compared to other Mental Health and Learning Disability Trusts in the survey, with positive scores against a significant amount of key findings. Read more ...  

  • Service User and Carer Awards 2017 Launched

    These awards recognise the contribution made by service users, carers and volunteers through involvement with the Trust. Please email involvement@sssft.nhs.uk for the form to nominate in one of the following categories:

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  • SSSFT and SSOTP announce 'enhanced' partnership to ensure improved patient services

    The Chairs and Chief Executives of South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent NHS Partnership Trust (SSOTP) are entering into an ‘enhanced partnership’ arrangement to ensure improved patient care for the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

    A statement of support between the two trusts sets out a joint commitment to the integration of their social care, community, mental health and learning disability services, and the development of ‘local care hubs’ (a network of GP practices representing a population of 30-50,000, with community services wrapped around them). This can be summarised as a commitment to develop better ways to sustain general practice and enhance primary and community care.

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  • Heath Hayes Community Library Official Opening

    Heath Hayes Community Library formally celebrated its new status as a community managed library with an opening ceremony on Friday 17 February at 3.00pm.

    Heath Hayes 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). 

    Since becoming a community library in August, over 5000 items have been issued and over 70,000 people have come through the doors.  There have also been 65 new members joining up, an increase of 30% on the previous year.

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