Our March 2017 newsletter is the last from the North of England Mental Health Development Unit Social Enterprise - read our cover article for details of company changes. Also features Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind's Stories of Success booklet, compiled by NEMHDU.
A packed issue featuring the first group of self-care advocates to complete our Train-the-Trainer programme; our review of serious incidents relating to patients on leave from in-patient mental health care; managing vulnerable frequent service users; the Blaydon Men's Sheds group; AHSN programme on depression in primary care; NIWE eating distress service health & wellbeing course; letter to the Times about implementation of the Five Year Forward View; and our regular policy news round-up.
We are working with the Academic Health Science Network North East and North Cumbria and the Strategic Clinical Networks to spread learning and best practice amongst crisis concordat areas from a project initially delivered in partnership with Tees Crisis Care Concordat.Read More
We have been working with a MH Trust in Northern England to carry out a review of serious incidents relating to patients on leave from in-patient care. The thematic review has looked at information against key criteria, agreed with senior clinicians from the Trust. The process has allowed an objective independent review of the incidents, providing the Trust with a report of findings and recommendations to take forward.Read More
Working with Newcastle Gateshead Vanguard Care Home Programme, we are delivering a new self-care participation and engagement programme. We are currently training volunteers who will engage with their local community groups across Gateshead to promote self-care and engagement with the Vanguard Programme.Read More