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A key appointment has been made by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to ensure that more Easy Read information is made available to service users with learning disabilities and / or autism.
09 Aug 2018
A £4m project to transform and improve mental healthcare in West Norfolk while expanding the range of services available to support patients within the community has begun.
31 Jul 2018
A football group which gives men from across Norfolk “All to Play For” by helping them look after their mental health and emotional wellbeing has proved such a success that a new session is set to launch.
30 Jul 2018
Dedicated staff employed by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust who have clocked up a total of 1,230 years of NHS service have been recognised for their commitment during a special celebration event.
27 Jul 2018
​The Board of Directors of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) were this afternoon told about exciting plans to improve mental health services in west Suffolk.
26 Jul 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is inviting parents and carers of children and young people accessing mental health services to take part in a trailblazing project.
25 Jul 2018
The Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) has revealed an ambitious £40m plan to improve mental health facilities in the county.
24 Jul 2018
A partnership scheme at Thurston Community College has been hailed a success with symptoms of anxiety and depression dropping significantly among its student body.​
24 Jul 2018
​A team led by NSFT clinicians has been awarded £350,000 by NIHR to carry out pioneering research to investigate how to improve the support available to young people experiencing symptoms of borderline personality disorder.
23 Jul 2018
The 10th Norwich Pride Parade promises to be the most colourful, vibrant and musical yet, and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be joining the fun to show its support for diversity and inclusiveness in our society.
20 Jul 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has launched a year-long pilot to provide rough sleepers in the Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal areas with dedicated mental health assessment and short-term interventions.
18 Jul 2018
​Visitors to a hospital unit in Ipswich are guaranteed a bright and cheery welcome thanks to a generous gesture by a popular town florists.
17 Jul 2018
An appeal to raise £25,000 for a multi-use games area at Helledson Hospital has been given a significant boost.
16 Jul 2018
An organisation that offers vital health and wellbeing support to veterans and those with complex mental health needs is marking its fourth birthday by expanding the services it offers so that it can help even more people.
13 Jul 2018
An innovative group which helps men to tackle mental health issues by giving them "All to Play For" has brought football home to Norfolk after winning a top FA award.
11 Jul 2018
NSFT's new interim Deputy Director of Operations in Suffolk has spoken of her desire to ensure the Trust delivers high quality, consistent and innovative services which meet the needs of local people and their carers.
10 Jul 2018
A Norwich-based medical expert in dementia care will be heading to Japan next week as a guest of honour at the screening of a film in which he is interviewed.
09 Jul 2018
Staff and service users from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are making the final preparations for a fun-packed fundraising spectacular which will bring all the excitement of the Wild West to Norwich.
06 Jul 2018
​Towns and villages in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney areas will be visited this month by "The Mental Wellbeing Road Show".
04 Jul 2018
​An inpatient unit for people with complex rehabilitation needs has been modernised and upgraded thanks to a £300,000 refurbishment project carried out by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
03 Jul 2018
As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary, a King's Lynn woman has just celebrated a Health Service milestone of her own – 50 years as a nurse!
03 Jul 2018
​A specialist nurse who works in Norfolk and Suffolk has been named as the best learning disability nurse in England.
02 Jul 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is urging people to "s'hare" its baby GoGoHares on social media to show their support for people living with mental health conditions.
02 Jul 2018
​People with dementia, their carers, volunteers, families and the public were given the chance to use music, dance, nostalgia, puppetry and laughter to celebrate life during a special theatre production’s visit to Norfolk.
29 Jun 2018
Two long-serving nurses from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will attend a ceremony at Westminster Abbey next week to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.
28 Jun 2018
A former BBC journalist who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 57 has become a public governor of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
20 Jun 2018
A nurse who works for the NHS trust which provides mental health and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk has been shortlisted for a national award.
18 Jun 2018
A Chief Nurse with a proven track record of driving through significant improvements to patient care has been appointed to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
13 Jun 2018
Service users, carers, relatives, supporters and partners are being invited to find out more abou​t men’s mental health during a special event arranged by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
11 Jun 2018
​Information, support and advice will be available in Waveney libraries next week for people caring for or supporting a loved one or friend with mental health difficulties.
08 Jun 2018
Twelve intrepid mental health nurses, therapists, education staff and support workers from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be taking on a gruelling mud run to raise money for the Trust's outstanding young people's unit.
08 Jun 2018
​The first of two open awareness sessions for people who might be interested in working for a vital new service will be held at Hellesdon Hospital in Norwich this Saturday (9 June).
07 Jun 2018
Green-fingered volunteers who play a vital role in maintaining a sensory garden for people with dementia and their families have spoken of the satisfaction they get from helping others.
05 Jun 2018
Fifty-one young people who care for someone with a mental health condition enjoyed a two-day event designed to give them a break from their caring duties.
05 Jun 2018
​Just three days remain until Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) holds its first recruitment day at Ipswich Corn Exchange.
04 Jun 2018
​A special lunch was held to thank volunteers who are involved with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
01 Jun 2018
​The contribution volunteers make at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) was praised today (Fri) as Volunteers' Week (1-7 June) got underway.
01 Jun 2018
​A consultant clinical psychologist from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken at one of the world's top literary festivals on the subject of men and suicide.
31 May 2018
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed two new directors to strengthen its Board and help drive improvements for staff and service users.
31 May 2018
​A free event is being held in Norfolk next month for young people dealing with mental health issues and their families, friends and carers.
30 May 2018
​People from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being invited to venture into the Wild West by supporting a special themed summer fun day raising money for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
29 May 2018
​A recruitment day will be held at Ipswich Corn Exchange early next month for mental health and learning disability vacancies in East Suffolk.
25 May 2018
Suffolk and North East Essex is leading the way in providing better care for local people after being named today as one of four areas to join the development of integrated care across health, social care and the voluntary sector.
25 May 2018
​A Consultant Pharmacist at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded £350,000 to work on an innovative research project to help people with bipolar disorders.
24 May 2018
An innovative project which is helping patients with dementia to enjoy crafts, reminisce over music and maintain their practical skills is being showcased by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) during a national awareness week.
23 May 2018
Research into dementia was given a boost when Aylsham and District Flower Club presented a generous cheque for £1,250 to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
22 May 2018
​People with dementia and their carers and families will be given the chance to use music, dance, nostalgia, puppetry and laughter to celebrate life during a special theatre production which will visit Norfolk next month.
22 May 2018
Two generous families whose loved ones received specialist dementia care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) have donated original artwork and a commemorative bench to Hammerton Court in Norwich to benefit future patients.
21 May 2018
​A two-day event is being held to give young people who care for someone with a mental health condition a break from their caring duties.
21 May 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has given its backing to a new national campaign which supports the ambition of creating a world where suicide does not exist.
18 May 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has this week launched a campaign to recruit staff to run a new service providing vital support for mothers with severe mental health conditions.
17 May 2018
Service users, carers, relatives, supporters and partners are being invited to find out more about the challenges of engaging men in mental healthcare during a special event exploring what it means to be a man in 2018.
17 May 2018
​A specialist team from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust which assesses and treats people with mental health issues when they attend an acute hospital is now able to offer faster help to more patients.
16 May 2018
​The NHS trust which provides mental health and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk has been shortlisted as a finalist in a national competition.
15 May 2018
A project to promote good mental wellbeing among young people has concluded with the announcement of the winners of a school art competition ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 14 to 20 May.
14 May 2018
Service users, carers, relatives, supporters and partners are being invited to find out more about men’s mental health during a special event arranged by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
11 May 2018
New data has shown that Norfolk and Waveney is among the best in the country for the specialist perinatal mental health services provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
10 May 2018
The recently launched Suffolk Perinatal Service (SPS) has been awarded extra funding - meaning its capacity to support women with moderate to severe mental health issues will almost treble.
09 May 2018
An open day will be held later this month (15 May) in order to recruit staff to a specialist mental health unit in Ipswich.
04 May 2018
Staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) walked the streets handing out clothes and food parcels and chatting with people living rough, before bedding down overnight for a sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness.
23 Apr 2018
A specialist inpatient unit rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, is increasing the support it offers to young people with mental health conditions, after an additional £480k investment was announced this week.
23 Apr 2018
Mental health diagnosis should be a collaborative and useful process, not a meaningless label – according to new research from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and the University of East Anglia (UEA).
19 Apr 2018
The high quality care that Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health trust provides to people with learning disabilities and autism has been praised in a national report.
17 Apr 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has created a new Head of Quality Improvement role as part of its continued drive to improve the services it provides for service users and carers.
16 Apr 2018
An Assistant Practitioner who works with mental health service users supporting them to exercise as part of their recovery at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will take part in the world’s largest obstacle course race for charity.
12 Apr 2018
Staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are getting ready for a sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness, raise money for good causes that help people in need and collect provisions for a foodbank.
11 Apr 2018
An NHS electrician from near Bury St Edmunds is hoping to raise £2,000 for a leading cancer charity by taking part in this month's London Marathon.
09 Apr 2018
People facing mental health challenges have been expressing their creativity as part of the GoGoCreate element of the GoGoHares art trail taking place across Norwich this summer.
05 Apr 2018
An innovative service which has helped scores of babies, at risk of being removed, remain with their parents/families has been showcased to a Norfolk MP by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
05 Apr 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a second gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.
03 Apr 2018
People living with dementia have been getting creative as part of the GoGoCreate element of the GoGoHares art trail taking place across Norwich this summer.
28 Mar 2018
An Ipswich grandfather is walking 10,000 steps every day to mark World Autism Awareness Week (26 March - 2 April).
27 Mar 2018
A mental health worker at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has run seven marathons in seven days to raise money for charity, inspired by a young boy with mitochondrial disease.
26 Mar 2018
Staff and service users at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are putting their best feet forward this week for Sport Relief.
19 Mar 2018
A much-loved pooch who has made a difference to scores of patients receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has won a national award at Crufts Dog Show.
12 Mar 2018
Men from across Great Yarmouth are being given the chance to get active while looking after their mental health by joining a new football group designed to help improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.
09 Mar 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Governors are hosting a free half-day conference, called ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ on Thursday, 22 March 2018 in Norwich.
09 Mar 2018
Staff, service users and their families made sure they had Time for a Cuppa for charity at a dementia unit run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
08 Mar 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT has today announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive as Antek Lejk who will join the Trust from his current position as Chief Officer for NHS South Norfolk and North Norfolk CCGs.
08 Mar 2018
The important role which apprentices play at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is being highlighted during a national awareness week designed to encourage more people to think about earning while they learn.
06 Mar 2018
Overall our services are running well but like many local health providers, the current severe weather is causing some interruption to our services.
28 Feb 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has today (23 February) officially launched a new specialist service which offers targeted help to new mums with severe post-natal depression and other complex mental health issues.
23 Feb 2018
A survey of people receiving community services from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has shown marked improvement in staff listening carefully to patients, treating them with respect and dignity and organising their care.
05 Feb 2018
North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb praised staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) when he opened an exhibition of inspiring artwork by mental health patients.
30 Jan 2018
A free event of talks and workshops is being held to help carers and families prevent vulnerable people in their care from dying by suicide.
24 Jan 2018
A £300,000 project to modernise and improve an inpatient unit run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) for people with complex rehabilitation needs has begun.
23 Jan 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is investing in staff wellbeing by providing more support to staff who experience traumatic incidents at work.
12 Jan 2018
​A former ICT apprentice who is about to fulfil his dream of studying for a degree while continuing to work at NSFT has spoken of his delight at being given a “fantastic opportunity” to further develop his skills.
10 Jan 2018
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is holding focus group meetings across Norfolk and Suffolk to share its Improvement Plan with service users and carers.
10 Jan 2018
​More patients with dementia will be able to receive assessment closer to home after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) reconfigures its specialist beds in Norfolk and Waveney.
09 Jan 2018
The first phase of a major £2.2m project to improve Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) secure services for male patients is now complete following the opening of a redeveloped 16-bed ward.
08 Jan 2018
Key to providing the best service to our community is to ensure that everyone feels valued, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) first Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference heard.
08 Jan 2018
​The Chief Executive of the General Medical Council (GMC) received an insight into the work of the local mental health trust when he visited Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) today (Thursday, 4 January).
04 Jan 2018
​Service users in Norwich are now receiving community mental health services from more modern, easily accessible premises following a £600,000 refurbishment project spearheaded by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
02 Jan 2018
​A special football group designed to give men from across Norfolk “All to Play For” is set to return early next year following a successful pilot which helped those taking part build confidence and self-esteem and improve their emotional wellbeing.
27 Dec 2017
​Opportunity knocked for people facing mental health challenges when a Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) nurse held a talent show and Christmas party for service users.
27 Dec 2017
​Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP) is reminding people about the support available to those who may be struggling with drug and alcohol problems over the Christmas period.
20 Dec 2017
​An ambitious £4m project to further improve healthcare in King’s Lynn by bringing the town’s specialist mental health services onto one site is set to begin after planning permission was secured.
20 Dec 2017
People from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being urged to follow some simple steps such as keeping warm, eating well and talking to friends and family, to help them beat the blues this winter.
18 Dec 2017
Staff and service users from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are raising awareness of what Christmas can be like for those who have autism, by decorating a Christmas tree.
15 Dec 2017
​A military wives choir has brought Christmas cheer to older people who have mental health conditions and are in hospital over the festive period, at a special concert yesterday.
13 Dec 2017
​Around 250 people from across Norfolk and Suffolk came along to a fun-packed festive fayre to help Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) raise money for a new multi-use games area.
11 Dec 2017
People are being invited to a special celebration event to find out more about a new strategy designed to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism receive the right mental healthcare to meet their needs.
06 Dec 2017
People are being invited to a special celebration event to find out more about a new strategy designed to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism receive the right mental healthcare to meet their needs.
01 Dec 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is championing ‘grow your own’ learning to develop its existing staff and offer them an alternative route into nursing.
01 Dec 2017
People from across Norfolk and Suffolk are invited to come along to a fun-packed festive fayre and help Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) raise money for a new multi-use games area.
28 Nov 2017
"The road through a serious illness is a rocky one and no two person’s journey is the same."
27 Nov 2017
​A local author, receiving support from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) after being diagnosed with dementia, has put pen to paper to tell people that you can live well with the condition.
27 Nov 2017
A former Norwich City footballer who has battled depression was among the many inspirational speakers at a hugely successful Men’s Wellbeing Awareness Day event hosted by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
23 Nov 2017
A Carers’ Lead with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has spoken of the importance of listening to carers, involving them in their loved one’s treatment and making small changes which will have a big impact on their lives.
22 Nov 2017
People who care for someone who has recently been diagnosed with dementia are being offered the chance to attend special sessions run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) which provide information, understanding and mutual support.
22 Nov 2017
Caring for carers is the focus of an event to recognise the often hidden efforts of these unsung heroes in our communities and make them aware of the support available.
20 Nov 2017
Norfolk veterans experiencing mental health problems can now receive help along the road to recovery from man’s best friend thanks to a new initiative which will pair ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.
16 Nov 2017
Bungay Area Lions club has donated £200 to the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Charitable Fund in thanks for the care received by one of its members.
10 Nov 2017
​Wellbeing services across Norfolk and Suffolk have secured additional funding of £1.5million to help local people with mental health issues to return to work.
09 Nov 2017
A Consultant Psychiatrist with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been shortlisted in the lifetime achievement category of the Dementia Care Awards 2017.
07 Nov 2017
Two services provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) which support prisoners who have Personality Disorder, have been praised as ‘excellent’ in a prison inspection report.
06 Nov 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is celebrating the vital contribution which occupational therapists make to improving the lives of service users during a special week designed to raise awareness of the profession.
06 Nov 2017
People with learning disabilities who are also lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender could soon have a safe place to meet, talk and get advice and support, thanks to a project being set up by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
03 Nov 2017
​More people in east Suffolk will receive a quick diagnosis and vital treatment for memory problems thanks to a new-look specialist service launched today (1 November) by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
01 Nov 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust staff and service users let their music do the talking when they got the chance to play at a recording studio.
01 Nov 2017
Service users, carers, relatives, supporters and partners are being invited to find out more about safeguarding men’s emotional health during a special event taking place to mark Men’s Health Awareness Month.
01 Nov 2017
A college which aims to provide support to people with mental health conditions to improve their lives and to live well is going to be able to support more people and sooner as it officially opens its new and improved premises today.
31 Oct 2017
​A new Emotional Wellbeing Gateway is now available online to assist parents, carers, and professionals who are worried about a child or young person’s emotional wellbeing.
31 Oct 2017
Older people who look after adult children receiving care from NSFT travelled to Westminster yesterday (25 October) to meet MPs and describe the challenges they face while raising awareness of the important role they play.
26 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has today (26 October) launched a campaign to recruit staff to run a new service providing vital support for mothers with severe mental health conditions.
26 Oct 2017
​People looking after patients who have both mental health and substance misuse problems will be able to get specialist support and advice to help strengthen their caring role during a special event taking place in Ipswich.
25 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed its first Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) to lead developments in digital technology and improve information management for the benefit of service users and patients.
24 Oct 2017
​Anyone with psychosis or who cares for someone who has experienced the condition has been invited to a special forum to hear from world renowned experts and find out more about the support which is available locally.
24 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed Dawn Collins as its Interim Director of Nursing, Quality and Patient Safety.
20 Oct 2017
​"I was shocked and saddened about the allegations against the hospital as recently reported by the BBC, EDP and national tabloids. The report was presented almost like a trial, but with no defence."
17 Oct 2017
​A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
16 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Governors are hosting a free half-day conference, called ‘Talking therapies - paths to mental wellbeing' on Wednesday, 1 November 2017 in Ipswich.
16 Oct 2017
​Julie Cave, NSFT Chief Executive said that the Trust accepted the recommendations of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its inspection of NSFT services in July 2017.
13 Oct 2017
People from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being urged to make their voices heard by voting for a much-loved pooch to be crowned Pets As Therapy Dog of the Year in a national competition.
12 Oct 2017
Musicians, dancers, face painters and much-loved cuddly mascots will descend on Great Yarmouth this weekend to help mark World Mental Health Day.
11 Oct 2017
A NSFT peer support worker who has battled depression and anxiety for more than three decades has written an inspirational message of hope which has been published in a special book to help others facing similar difficulties.
11 Oct 2017
​A dementia-friendly café in Lowestoft run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and a local social enterprise, is combatting social isolation by providing a range of activities for service users, their carers, and the public.
10 Oct 2017
Wellbeing Suffolk has celebrated its first birthday after helping nearly 15,500 people with common mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress within just 12 months.
10 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has launched a new strategy to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism receive the right mental healthcare to meet their needs.
10 Oct 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a Governor and help drive through further improvements on behalf of service users.
09 Oct 2017
Service users, carers, relatives, supporters and partners are being invited to find out more about safeguarding men’s emotional health during a special event taking place on World Mental Health Day.
09 Oct 2017
​Service users, carers and members of the public are invited to attend an annual event organised by staff at NSFT to celebrate World Mental Health Day and reduce the stigma and discrimination that surrounds mental ill-health.
06 Oct 2017
​Two Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) colleagues are in training to run their first half-marathon for charities close to their hearts.
04 Oct 2017
A management consultant with a wealth of NHS and both public and private sector experience has joined Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Board as a Non-Executive Director.
02 Oct 2017
​Two pupils at a specialist school run by a partnership of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and The Engage Trust will have short stories published after beating thousands of others from across the country in a creative writing competition.
02 Oct 2017
​Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting at the King’s Conference Centre, 63 – 75 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PH from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.
02 Oct 2017
Michael Scott has announced his decision to retire from his role as Chief Executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT.
29 Sep 2017
​A specialist children and young people’s service celebrated the difference its new purpose-built Dragonfly Unit is making to service users as it marked its first anniversary this month.
29 Sep 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has officially launched a new specialist service which offers targeted help to pregnant women and new mums with serious mental health difficulties.
29 Sep 2017
​Television and radio presenter Helen McDermott dropped in to a Macmillan Coffee Morning at Hellesdon Hospital today to sample the entries in a cake competition and learn about the vital mental health services offered by NSFT.
29 Sep 2017
​Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) came together yesterday to develop the Trust’s first AHP strategy, at a conference showcasing creativity.
28 Sep 2017
​A Specialist Clinical Psychologist with NSFT who was involved in delivering an innovative service to help the victims of child sexual exploitation has been presented with a prestigious award in recognition of her work.
27 Sep 2017
​A total of 20 newly-qualified mental health staff have started work at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to help further improve the care which people with mental health difficulties receive.
27 Sep 2017
​Television and radio presenter Helen McDermott will be dropping in to Hellesdon Hospital for a Macmillan Coffee Morning run by staff, service-users and volunteers.
26 Sep 2017
​A new strategy which explains how Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will support people with mental health issues to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life has been launched.
25 Sep 2017
​The raft of specialist rehabilitation and support offered to people who come into contact with the criminal justice system while experiencing mental health problems has been showcased to a leading MP.
25 Sep 2017
​Young people studying sport at the College of West Anglia have learnt more about the importance of protecting their wellbeing during a special mental health workshop organised in partnership with NSFT.
21 Sep 2017
Staff from NSFT will join forces with the wider health service to share learning and recognise the important role played by non-medical prescribers at a special event taking place in Norwich tomorrow.
20 Sep 2017
​A range of renowned national experts in young people’s mental health visited Norfolk on 8 September to share best practice and lead discussions about the future direction of youth services at a special event hosted by NSFT.
11 Sep 2017
The first recruits on a new NHS Nursing Apprenticeship scheme have now started working towards their dream career.
11 Sep 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed a new Youth Participation Lead who will join forces with dedicated young people who have suffered with mental ill health to help improve services for others.
07 Sep 2017
​Men from across Norfolk will be given “All to Play For” while also looking after their mental health by joining a new football group designed to help improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.
07 Sep 2017
Men from across Norfolk are now receiving more help to protect their mental wellbeing thanks to a range of new educational and social initiatives driven by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
06 Sep 2017
Experts from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are urging people to break a taboo and talk more openly about suicide in the run up to an international awareness day.
05 Sep 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed a dedicated suicide prevention lead to work with service users, carers and partners to help to reduce the number of people who take their own lives.
05 Sep 2017
Thurston Community College is putting student mental health centre stage by hosting an awareness and training day for local teachers and health professionals.
04 Sep 2017
​The work of an innovative team which provides targeted mental health support and specialist therapy to help families on the edge of care to stay together has been showcased in a new book.
04 Sep 2017
Young people receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will soon be able to make the most of their outdoor space as part of their therapy.
01 Sep 2017
​A much-loved Pets as Therapy (PAT) dog is hoping to bag top prize in a national competition after making a real difference to patients receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
21 Aug 2017
A specialist team from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) which assesses and treats people with mental health issues when they attend an acute hospital will be able to offer faster help to more patients when the service expands this winter.
17 Aug 2017
​A group of young people from Norfolk and Suffolk have launched a campaign to raise £10,000 to fund an educational trip to a conference in Dublin where they will fly the flag for youth participation in good mental healthcare.
16 Aug 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded £4m in national funding to develop a specialist inpatient unit for new mothers with serious mental health problems.
16 Aug 2017
NRP, the organisation that provides advice and treatment for adults with drug and alcohol problems across Norfolk, has completed a successful trial of Intelligent Fingerprinting’s revolutionary fingerprint-based drug screening system.
16 Aug 2017
​Professionals who work with children and teenagers in Norfolk and Waveney will be given specialist training to identify the signs of harmful sexual behaviour.
09 Aug 2017
Work has begun on a £2.2m project to redevelop and improve Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) secure services for male patients.
01 Aug 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has become the first NHS trust in the UK to introduce a blended service, bringing together low and medium secure beds for its female patients.
01 Aug 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is investing £670,000 in extending low secure facilities for male patients as part of a £3.85 million redesign of its secure services.
01 Aug 2017
People with learning disabilities and mental health issues who are receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) can now enjoy a new sensory garden thanks to the generosity of a group of Ipswich teenagers.
28 Jul 2017
​The Hellesdon Hospital Summer fete organised by staff at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) took place in the sunshine at the weekend and saw hundreds of people turn out to enjoy the event.
24 Jul 2017
​Safety at all of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) inpatient units has been improved thanks to a major £1.5m project to remove potential ligature points.
21 Jul 2017
​A valuable service which gives vulnerable people additional support to get their lives back on track after they have been arrested has extended its hours after helping more than 6,250 people in just two years.
20 Jul 2017
​Families, carers and service users from across East Anglia are being invited to join the fun at an action-packed fete this Saturday (22 July) while helping Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) raise money for a new multi-use games area.
20 Jul 2017
An adventurous nurse at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has described the emotion of completing a half marathon in scorching heat to make a difference to some of Sierra Leone’s most impoverished children.
19 Jul 2017
Plans to further transform and improve mental healthcare in west Norfolk have received a £4m boost as a bid for national funding has been successful, it has been announced today.
19 Jul 2017
​A Norfolk artist who received “astronomical” support from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to overcome challenging behaviour within her family is exhibiting a series of works charting her journey through therapy.
13 Jul 2017
People from across Great Yarmouth and Waveney will be able to get valuable advice about positive mental wellbeing at a special tour taking help directly into the community.
10 Jul 2017
​A publication which sets out Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) priorities for improving quality for the year ahead has been published today.
30 Jun 2017
​An initiative spearheaded by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to make sure service users receive safe care has become one of just two projects from across the country to receive a prized national award.
30 Jun 2017
​A special event giving people with experience of mental ill health the chance to hear inspirational stories from others while sharing their own ideas for promoting recovery will take place next week.
27 Jun 2017
This summer Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are inviting local people to a free day of family fun and awareness-raising when it holds its summer fete at Hellesdon Hospital on Saturday, 22 July.
23 Jun 2017
​A new strategy which explains how Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will support people with mental health issues to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life will launch next week.
23 Jun 2017
Plans to further transform and improve mental healthcare in west Norfolk - including building a new £4m inpatient unit and expanding services - are to be discussed by the CCG’s Governing Body and NSFT Board next week.
22 Jun 2017
People with learning disabilities and who have a mental health issues are receiving more support to help them avoid hospital admissions and remain at home thanks to a new specialist service run by NSFT.
22 Jun 2017
People with learning disabilities and a mental health condition are now getting more support to look after their physical health thanks to a team of specialist mental health nurses working in GP practices across Suffolk.
21 Jun 2017
​People who have been affected by drug and alcohol issues are being given the chance to celebrate recovery while finding out more about the help and support available locally at a special event taking place this week.
21 Jun 2017
Children and young people from east and west Suffolk will benefit from a wider range of targeted support for learning disabilities and mental health problems when a specialist service expands this summer.
20 Jun 2017
Service users with learning disabilities and autism are now receiving mental health services which better meet their needs thanks to a national initiative introduced at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
19 Jun 2017
Men who are facing mental health difficulties such as PTSD will soon be able to take part in an innovative form of therapy as the international expert who developed the initiative visits the UK to share his knowledge with local mental health staff.
14 Jun 2017
New parents from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being urged to look after their own mental health for the benefit of their baby during Infant Mental Health Awareness Week.
13 Jun 2017
New mothers from across Suffolk will soon be able to get targeted help for severe post-natal depression and other complex mental health issues when NSFT launches its new specialist perinatal service.
13 Jun 2017
A new specialist service which will offer targeted help to pregnant women and new mums with serious mental health difficulties has started to see it first patients after NSFT recruited key staff to the team.
13 Jun 2017
A special event to celebrate the work of family carers while offering them valuable advice to safeguard their own health and wellbeing will take place at Beccles Library on Thursday (15 June).
12 Jun 2017
​Two Carers’ Leads who ensure people who care for someone with a mental health problem receive dedicated support have spoken of the enjoyment they get from helping people
12 Jun 2017
People who have been affected by drug and alcohol issues are being given the chance to celebrate recovery while finding out more about the help and support available locally at a special event taking place next week.
09 Jun 2017
​A husband and wife team, who are both nurses at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT (NSFT), will be setting off on a 350-mile charity bike ride next week in memory of their baby niece.
08 Jun 2017
A self-confessed “problem child” who suffered mental ill health after becoming a victim of physical and emotional abuse has described how has she turned her life around to begin working as a volunteer helping others on the road to recovery.
07 Jun 2017
NSFT has been sharing learning and best practice with healthcare colleagues from across Europe as part of a special initiative designed to promote the exchange of views and ideas.
06 Jun 2017
​Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) took part in an annual onesie walk, raising money for the Jenny Lind children’s department at the NNUH on Saturday (3 June).
06 Jun 2017
Children and young people receiving care from NSFT have made new friends, enjoyed activities and learnt new ways to deal with their worries during a special open afternoon in Ipswich.
05 Jun 2017
​Around 100 young people who care for someone with a mental health condition enjoyed an adrenalin-packed day at Pleasurewood Hills on Friday (02 June) during a special event organised to give them a break from their caring roles.
05 Jun 2017
The invaluable work volunteers do to support services and patients at two local NHS trusts was recognised on Friday (2 June) in a joint picnic celebration held at Norwich Cathedral to mark the beginning of Volunteers’ Week.
02 Jun 2017
​A Complaints Officer with NSFT is appealing for kind-hearted people with a few hours to spare to volunteer to help refugees and asylum seekers settle in Norwich by offering short-term accommodation or becoming a mentor.
01 Jun 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is steadily increasing its volunteers’ base since launching an appeal to local people in 2016.
31 May 2017
Young people who care for someone with a mental health condition will be given the chance to enjoy the thrills and spills of Pleasurewood Hills during a fun-packed day out organised to give them a break from their caring roles.
30 May 2017
Nurses from NSFT celebrated their profession and learnt more from national experts about innovation, technology, new models of care and education opportunities at a special conference which took place yesterday.
23 May 2017
​A student mental health nurse who works for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been presented with a national award after winning funding to help her further improve the care she provides to service users.
19 May 2017
​A bikers ride out organised by staff from NSFT to raise funds in the name of a patient with Alzheimer’s disease who passed away in early spring, has helped the appeal reach the £3500 milestone, in time for Dementia Awareness Week.
18 May 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been presented with a special award in recognition of the contribution it has made to a nationwide programme which promotes equality and diversity across the NHS.
17 May 2017
​A cyber-attack, targeting computer networks, has been creating problems across the country. NSFT has NOT seen any of these attacks, due to our stringent IT security measures.
15 May 2017
​Bikers who work for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) rode out in support of mental health today during a special charity event organised to raise money so that patients with dementia can enjoy days out.
12 May 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is celebrating the fantastic work of its 1,168 registered nurses who go the extra mile for patients and carers in the run up to International Nurses’ Day.
11 May 2017
Thurston Community College is one of the only schools in the country to appoint a full time expert to support students with mental health issues including anxiety, lack of self-esteem, eating or behavioural disorders and bereavement.
11 May 2017
​A new kind of guardian responsible for helping members of staff to raise any concerns about patient safety with the ultimate aim of further improving care has been permanently appointed at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
10 May 2017
​An independent report exploring initiatives aimed at relieving the pressure on local mental health beds has been published in full today.
09 May 2017
A doctor who considered taking his own life after crippling depression left him unable to leave his home has urged others in the same situation to recognise the symptoms and not be afraid to ask for help at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
08 May 2017
​Thousands of people were given the chance to find out more about safeguarding both their mental and physical health at a special sporting celebration which took place this weekend (6 and 7 May).
08 May 2017
New mothers with serious mental health problems will be able to receive specialist inpatient help closer to home when Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT opens the region’s first dedicated mother and baby mental health unit.
05 May 2017
​People with mental health issues and their carers can gain vital first-hand knowledge and advice from people with lived experience during a special “human library” event taking place in Great Yarmouth on Friday.
04 May 2017
​Thousands of people from across Norfolk will be given the chance to find out more about the steps they can take to safeguard their mental wellbeing at a special sporting celebration taking place this weekend (6 and 7 May).
03 May 2017
Mental health and social care are pleased to announce the appointment of Pete Devlin to the post of Operations Director Mental Health and Learning Disabilities with effect from 1st June 2017.
11 Apr 2017
The family of a dementia patient who was cared for at Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has set up a £15,000 fundraising appeal in his memory to say thank you for the care he received.
06 Apr 2017
Officers targeting drug related crime in Norfolk have made 13 arrests during a week of action.
04 Apr 2017
A Norfolk man who has overcome the depression which haunted him for 35 years has urged others not to be afraid to ask for the help in the run up to World Health Day.
03 Apr 2017
​An expert in bipolar disorder from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has urged anyone who thinks they may have the illness to seek help quickly so they can learn how to manage their symptoms and reduce the impact it has on their life.
30 Mar 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging people with an interest in mental health to consider applying for the position of non-executive director.
30 Mar 2017
Shoppers in Ipswich will be given the chance to find out more about autism and the expert help and support which Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) offers to patients, during a special event taking place on Wednesday (29th March).
27 Mar 2017
Later this month, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), in partnership with Feedback Health, will host a carers event looking at the association between loneliness and mental health.
24 Mar 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is investing a total of £13.5m improving the facilities from which it delivers care to ensure they are accessible, appropriate and safe for patients, service users, carers and staff.
23 Mar 2017
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is set to launch a new out-of-hours crisis service designed to give children and young people across Norfolk and Waveney better access to specialist mental health support during evenings and weekends.
23 Mar 2017
​Michael Scott, Chief Executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT, said: “We have been in direct contact with the member of our staff who was hosting a carers visit to the Houses of Parliament today.
22 Mar 2017
Older people who look after adult children receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will meet MPs today (22 March) to describe some of the challenges they face while raising awareness of the important role they play.
21 Mar 2017
A Specialist Registrar at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has become the only psychiatrist in the UK to win a prestigious scholarship from the European Psychiatric Association (EPA).
16 Mar 2017
Two new Governors who together have a wealth of experience working alongside the health service have started their new roles with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
07 Mar 2017
A new NHS apprenticeship scheme to help people achieve their dreams of becoming Registered Nurses received an excellent response at its launch this weekend.
07 Mar 2017
Healthcare staff who have used an apprenticeship to help them climb the career ladder are encouraging others keen on earning while they learn to consider following their lead by joining Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
03 Mar 2017
More people with suspected first episode of psychosis will be able to access treatment quickly when a specialist service provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) expands next month.
02 Mar 2017
A new apprenticeship scheme, offering qualifications equivalent to a foundation degree, is being launched in west Norfolk to help the next generation of nurses achieve their career aspirations.
28 Feb 2017
Treatment for some patients with psychotic conditions could be set to improve thanks to a ground-breaking research project taking place in conjunction with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
22 Feb 2017
​Mental health and social care are set to begin working together even more closely in Suffolk following the introduction of a new role to jointly lead services across the county.
21 Feb 2017
​A comprehensive strategy which sets out how Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will work with service users, carers and partners to reduce the number of people who take their own lives will be discussed by the Trust’s Board on Thursday.
20 Feb 2017
The aim of the event is to bring together a raft of information and professional perspectives about this mental health condition and to provide valuable insight into the lived experience and support available for individuals and their family.
15 Feb 2017
A service which takes expert help and peer support directly to veterans who are facing a mental health crisis is proving a success after helping save six lives within its first four months.
14 Feb 2017
Homeless people who use opiates are now getting better access to a potentially life-saving antidote thanks to a partnership which aims to help reduce the number of people dying from overdoses.
13 Feb 2017
A specialist academy which will ensure excellence in leadership at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) by giving managers and clinical leaders the chance to strengthen their own skills will launch next week.
09 Feb 2017
A redesign of NSFT’s Central Adult Community mental health services has been launched in Norfolk in order to give local people greater access to services and encourage stronger links with GPs.
08 Feb 2017
Two clinicians from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are to spearhead exciting research studies which aim to improve mental healthcare after being awarded funding from a prized regional fellowship.
08 Feb 2017
People with complex rehabilitation needs are receiving the help and support they need to live independently thanks to changes introduced by NSFT to improve quality and reduce length of stay and at a Suffolk inpatient unit.
07 Feb 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has today launched a recruitment drive for staff to help deliver a new specialist service to provide targeted help for women with complex mental health problems.
06 Feb 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is reminding people that small acts of kindness can make all the difference to someone who is going through a difficult time during Children’s Mental Health Week.
06 Feb 2017
An eight-year-old girl has been awarded first prize in a creative competition after designing a poster showing the progress she has made towards overcoming her crippling fear of dogs with help from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
26 Jan 2017
Vulnerable drug users will be given additional support to access treatment services thanks to a new partnership which will see mental health staff work alongside police to take help direct into people’s homes.
19 Jan 2017
​An innovative project aimed at improving care for people with mental health problems in Norfolk has been given a welcome boost by Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Lorne Green.
19 Jan 2017
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trusts has organised five workshops to work on the development of the Trust LD/Autism Strategy.
18 Jan 2017
Since launching last year the Veterans Response Partnership has gone from strength to strength with their special response car, manned by experienced volunteers, which is called to support veterans experiencing mental health crises out-of-hours.
13 Jan 2017
They new Governors will take up their seats from 1 February 2017. They bring a wealth of knowledge in healthcare, local government and teaching, as well as first-hand experience of accessing mental health services or caring for someone with an illness.
03 Jan 2017
Two peer support workers (PSWs) who use their lived experience of mental ill health to help others are to take to the pitch as special guests of Norwich City Football Club to raise awareness of the help which is available locally.
02 Jan 2017
People from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being urged to follow some simple steps such as keeping warm, eating well and talking to friends and family to help them beat the blues this winter.
28 Dec 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is to recruit a new Director of Operations for Suffolk after Alison Armstrong announced she is leaving the role.
23 Dec 2016
People receiving care for serious depression, psychosis and anxiety have been given a Christmas to remember thanks to the kindness and dedication of a nurse from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
22 Dec 2016
Changes to the way young people with emerging personality disorders are diagnosed and treated are set to be introduced by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) following a fact-finding visit to a world-renowned service in Australia.
20 Dec 2016
Treatment for some patients with psychotic conditions could be set to improve thanks to a ground-breaking research project taking place in conjunction with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
16 Dec 2016
A team of moustached members of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s Movember team have collected a hair-raising £3,259 during the annual month-long campaign.
09 Dec 2016
A new perinatal service which will provide vulnerable women in Norfolk and Waveney with targeted help for complex mental health problems is on course to launch early in the new year.
02 Dec 2016
The significant financial improvements which have seen Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) reduce its deficit by almost half have been acknowledged by NHS regulators.
01 Dec 2016
Kathryn Pugh, Programme Manager, and Project Manager Polly Ashmore, who both work in Children and Young People’s Mental Health, visited Norfolk last Friday (25 November) to meet senior staff and hear more about some of the work taking place at the Trust.
01 Dec 2016
Students looking for a future in mental health nursing have celebrated the end of their hard work, graduating from the University of Suffolk and City College Norwich.
25 Nov 2016
Representatives from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are taking part in an event aimed at informing carers of their rights.
24 Nov 2016
​A specialist therapist from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has taken part in a prestigious international conference in New York.
24 Nov 2016
Nearly £400,000 will be used to improve support for people who have a mental health crisis in Norfolk.
23 Nov 2016
​A bold plan on how all organisations involved in health and social care can work together differently across east and west Suffolk and north east Essex has been published today.
18 Nov 2016
A sustainability and transformation plan (STP) is being developed for Norfolk and Waveney. STPs are being discussed nationally by NHS organisations, councils and other partners to improve the way health and social care is designed and delivered.
18 Nov 2016
A new out-of-hours crisis service designed to give children and young people 24/7 access to specialist mental health support is set to launch thanks to a £456,000 investment from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
16 Nov 2016
The Liaison and Diversion Service (L&D), which is run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), Julian Support and Walking With The Wounded, has been named as a finalist in the Howard League for Penal Reform's community awards.
14 Nov 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is to launch a new strategy which aims to make sure the spiritual needs of its service users are met while also helping faith communities to better support people with mental health problems.
11 Nov 2016
​One of Norfolk’s top chefs Richard Hughes made a special appearance at a tea party to mark the end of a unique team-building initiative by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust staff.
11 Nov 2016
The Central Norfolk Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Service has been named as a finalist in the team outstanding clinical achievement category in the East of England Leadership Recognition Awards, which are organised by Health Education England.
07 Nov 2016
The Recovery Conference will be held on 11 November, it has been organised by the Norfolk Recovery Partnership, which is a partnership of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, The Matthew Project and the Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust.
04 Nov 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Governors will host the half-day conference, called 'Dementia in Perspective', in Ipswich next Thursday (10 November).
02 Nov 2016
​It's that time of year again when the clean-shaven men among us take the opportunity to grow a moustache while raising awareness of men's health issues.
31 Oct 2016
Vulnerable women in Norfolk and Waveney will soon receive targeted help with complex mental health problems after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) was awarded nearly £2.5m to launch a specialist perinatal service.
31 Oct 2016
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's (NSFT) Wellbeing Services are offering advice on spotting the signs of stress and protecting worker’s health in the run up to national Stress Awareness Day.
31 Oct 2016
​The NHS’s National Mental Health Director has visited Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to find out more about some of its most innovative services while seeing first-hand the improvements which have been made.
28 Oct 2016
​Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are taking part in a unique programme which will assist them in providing the best quality of care for patients.
26 Oct 2016
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a Governor and help drive through further improvements on behalf of service users.
25 Oct 2016
The Norwich Carers Forum will be held on Friday, October 28 at The City Academy, Norwich, and will focus on providing information and help for carers of people with a mental health difficulty.
24 Oct 2016
​Former nurses and healthcare staff across Norfolk and Suffolk are being encouraged to resume or start up a new career in mental health as part of the Trust's ongoing recruitment campaign.
19 Oct 2016
NSFT will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 20 October. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting at IP-City Centre, 1 Bath Street, Ipswich IP2 8SD, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
17 Oct 2016
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its inspection report into NSFT’s services and our Trust’s overall rating has positively moved to ‘Requires Improvement’ out of ‘Inadequate’.
14 Oct 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be hosting a special event to promote work experience and apprenticeships opportunities in health and care for Years 11 and 12 students.
12 Oct 2016
The weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of those who descended on Great Yarmouth’s Market Square this weekend for an annual occasion to mark World Mental Health Day today (Monday 10 October).
10 Oct 2016
To mark World Mental Health Day on Monday 10 October, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is taking the opportunity to remind people of the services available for those with mental health problems.
07 Oct 2016
Musicians, dancers, face painters and farm animals will be descending on Great Yarmouth next weekend to help mark World Mental Health Day.
04 Oct 2016
A new service which will take expert help and peer support directly to veterans facing a mental health crisis launches soon across Norfolk and Waveney.
03 Oct 2016
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is seeking people to join a team of independent volunteers to ensure that the rights of detained patients are protected.
03 Oct 2016
​Adults with learning disabilities and autism who are receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will raise awareness of the conditions and the things people could do to help make their lives easier during a special sponsored walk.
20 Sep 2016
Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) have raised £550 for patients affected by dementia and learning disabilities thanks to a charity football match.
20 Sep 2016
​“Stunning” artwork created as part of an innovative project which uses rare museum artefacts to inspire people with mental health problems while supporting their wellbeing is to go on show at two special exhibitions.
13 Sep 2016
Two innovative services which find creative ways to help some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable families overcome complex relationship and mental health difficulties have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
12 Sep 2016
​More people with common mental health problems will receive help to overcome anxiety, stress or depression thanks to an innovative new-look wellbeing service launched by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) today (1 September).
01 Sep 2016
​Parents caring for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in west Norfolk have been invited to get vital help and advice at a dedicated monthly support group.
30 Aug 2016
People from across Suffolk will be able to get easier access to help for anxiety, stress and depression along with advice to safeguard their wellbeing when a new-look service launches next month.
24 Aug 2016
People accessing mental healthcare in Ipswich will soon receive a brighter welcome in more spacious surroundings thanks to a £300,000 improvement project carried out by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
19 Aug 2016
Later this month, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with a number of other local organisations, will be heading to Great Yarmouth and Waveney to promote mental wellbeing and help reduce stigma around mental illness.
17 Aug 2016
Teenagers from across Ipswich have generously donated special activity packages to keep patients who are receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) entertained in the evenings after raising more than £500 to pay for the gifts.
04 Aug 2016
Older patients receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust at a specialist unit in Ipswich are now able to make the most of the great outdoors following a mini-garden makeover.
29 Jul 2016
NSFT's new Voluntary Services Manager is appealing for anyone interested in helping to further improve services for patients and staff to get in touch as she prepares to recruit an army of volunteers.
28 Jul 2016
Representatives from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be promoting career opportunities within the Trust and how rewarding they can be at a Jobs Fair later this week (Wednesday 27 July).
25 Jul 2016
Young people from east and west Suffolk will now receive the highest quality help to overcome eating disorders as Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has just launched a new-look, enhanced service.
22 Jul 2016
​A special event which brings together a range of high profile speakers who all share the goal of stamping out the stigma associated with mental ill health will take place next week.
18 Jul 2016
Boys and men are set to benefit from improved mental health support after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) was awarded a £118,000 grant to further develop the care it provides.
18 Jul 2016
Adults with learning disabilities and autism who are receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will raise awareness of the conditions and the things people could do to help make their lives easier during a special sponsored walk.
06 Jul 2016
​More young patients in West Norfolk are now able to get specially-tailored help with eating disorders after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) expanded the service it provides.
29 Jun 2016
​A campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and increase reporting and referrals to agencies is launched today (21 June). It will aim to reach those responsible for abuse, those who experience it and friends and family members who may be aware of it.
21 Jun 2016
Staff from both UEA and NSFT will have opportunity to learn from eminent Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) trainer and author, Professor Greg Hinrichsen this week.
15 Jun 2016
​An electrician who spends his days maintaining Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) buildings has spoken of the satisfaction he gets from his second role as a First Responder and urged others to consider volunteering.
09 Jun 2016
A retired Chief Executive who has dedicated the past 21 years to volunteering with the Samaritans has spoken of the satisfaction he gets from helping people as a national awareness week is underway.
01 Jun 2016
People who care for someone with a mental health problem have been invited to a special event which will bring together a host of practical advice and expert insight as well as showcasing the support and benefits which are available.
31 May 2016
Independent experts asked to examine how numbers of local unexpected deaths compare with national levels have today declared that the number of suicides in Norfolk and Suffolk is not higher than the national average.
26 May 2016
A thrill-seeking teacher is to take a 13,000 foot leap of faith to say thank you to the staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) who she credits as helping to “save her life”.
20 May 2016
​The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (16-22 May) is relationships, and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is reminding people that all relationships are an important part of a person’s mental health.
20 May 2016
The success of a specialist eating disorder service run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has attracted the attention of renowned author who has produced a video about how it is helping more people by extending the care it provides.
19 May 2016
A Peer Support Worker who has used her personal experience of mental ill health to inspire and motivate others receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a prize in recognition of her commitment and dedication.
18 May 2016
​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is holding an open day at one of its mental health units next week to raise awareness of career opportunities within the Trust.
18 May 2016
​More details of a new-look service which will give people in Suffolk easier access to help for anxiety, stress and depression along with advice to safeguard their wellbeing have been revealed by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
17 May 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust are joining NHS teams from around the region at The Forum, Norwich on Friday 20 May to celebrate the fantastic research happening at NHS trusts and GP practices every day.
16 May 2016
A professor at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has worked with telecoms company Deutsche Telekom to launch an innovative new mobile game Sea Hero Quest, which will help in understanding dementia, and raise awareness about the condition.
16 May 2016
In recent months the Trust has welcomed two new matrons in Suffolk and three new deputy matrons in Norfolk. It now means all of NSFT's localities have a dedicated post overseeing clinical nursing care.
11 May 2016
In the lead up to International Nurses’ Day (Thursday 12 May), NSFT is highlighting how Work Based Learning (formerly known as the Flexible Nursing Pathway) could be an alternative route into nursing for people considering it as a career.
10 May 2016
​A student nurse has put the skills and knowledge she has developed at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to good use after helping hundreds of desperate refugees during a “life-changing” trip in ‘The Jungle’ in Calais.
10 May 2016
Every day, nursing staff go that extra mile for their patients, and Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation trust is therefore supporting International Nurses' Day to highlight the fantastic work of its nurses.
09 May 2016
Dedicated teams and individuals who go to extraordinary lengths to provide the very best care and fantastic mental health services have been celebrated at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s Putting People First Awards ceremony.
06 May 2016
​Staff at a low secure mental health unit who work closely together to make sure patients receive the highest standards of care have been awarded a sought-after accolade by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust in recognition of their dedication.
06 May 2016
An innovative project which has helped make sure scores of babies at risk of being taken into care can remain with their families has been awarded a top innovation prize by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
06 May 2016
​An Assistant Practitioner who helped a teenager to rebuild her life after she was left housebound by crippling anxiety has been presented with a special award in recognition of the outstanding care she provides.
06 May 2016
A dedicated mental health worker who has been credited as saving a vulnerable and isolated man’s life by offering “remarkable care and understanding” has been presented with a special “Public Choice” award in recognition of his hard work.
06 May 2016
The sterling efforts of NHS staff who help people safeguard their wellbeing, support carers and have even helped saved lives have been named as finalists in Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT)’s Public Choice awards.
04 May 2016
Three individuals who have gone the extra mile to support young service users on their road to recovery have been named as finalists in Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Public Choice Awards.
03 May 2016
A new YouTube channel launched by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust gives people the chance to watch experts talk about a wide range of mental health topics.
28 Apr 2016
Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust are expected to don their onesies to walk from the Norvic Clinic in Thorpe St Andrew to the Garden House in Norwich to raise funds for the Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital.
27 Apr 2016
​Representatives from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be promoting career opportunities within the Trust and how rewarding they can be later this week (Wednesday 27 April) at The Forum, Norwich.
25 Apr 2016
Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) who have introduced a range of initiatives to help ‘care for carers’ will showcase their work to colleagues from across the country at a national conference next week.
22 Apr 2016
​A Suffolk mother has used her personal experience of caring for her daughter to contribute to a new online resource to help other parents nationwide whose children may be having a mental health crisis.
21 Apr 2016
​Young people with first-hand experience of mental ill health have explained their ideas for improving services and making them more accessible during a trip to Westminster.
19 Apr 2016
A new film is being premiered today to highlight the experiences of young people when dealing with their emotional wellbeing and mental ill health.
18 Apr 2016
Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area are now receiving the specially-targeted support they need to help manage their condition and lead a fulfilling life.
12 Apr 2016
A special event being held next week will enable people who are currently or have been affected by drug and alcohol issues to celebrate recovery while discovering more about the support and recovery organisations available locally.
07 Apr 2016
​The contract to deliver an enhanced mental health wellbeing service in east and west Suffolk has been awarded to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
06 Apr 2016
Young people with first-hand experience of mental ill health will visit Westminster next week to feedback ideas for further improving services while sharing best practice from around the globe.
05 Apr 2016
​Shoppers in Stowmarket will be given the chance to find out more about autism and the expert help and support which Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust can offer during two special events taking place on Tuesday (5 April).
01 Apr 2016
​The Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network visited Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust on 31 March, to see first-hand the improvements which have been made and discuss the best ways to lobby for fairer funding.
31 Mar 2016
Veterans from across Norfolk are being invited to drop-in to two new groups which offer specially-tailored help for a wide range of mental health conditions as well as access to a raft of other support services.
29 Mar 2016
The parents of young people with eating disorders will be given the chance to ask questions and get practical advice from an author with first-hand experience of helping a child recover at a special web hang-out taking place today.
21 Mar 2016
A Consultant Psychiatrist is hoping to bring back Australian best practice to benefit young patients in Norfolk and Suffolk when she visits the country this autumn to learn how teenagers with emerging personality disorders are diagnosed and treated.
15 Mar 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is urging anyone interested in a caring role to think about completing an apprenticeship, which would give them the chance to earn while they learn while gaining a route into the NHS.
14 Mar 2016
Service users will be given the chance to share their views on the care provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust along with ideas for improving the experience people have when accessing mental health support at a series of special roadshows.
08 Mar 2016
Anyone caring for someone with a mental health difficulty in the Lowestoft area is being invited to a special forum which will shine a spotlight on depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.
29 Feb 2016
Museums can lift the spirits for everyone, but to celebrate the first national Museums and Wellbeing Week (29 February- 6 March) some people managing mental health problems want to highlight how their museum experience has been so important to them.
26 Feb 2016
Young people with learning disabilities who face difficulties in accessing school or work placements are now benefitting from bespoke education packages alongside targeted mental health support thanks to a new initiative in east Suffolk.
26 Feb 2016
At its meeting held in public on 25 February, the Board of Directors at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust heard that the organisation has been able to reduce its forecast deficit for 2015-16 by half a million pounds.
25 Feb 2016
Suffolk Wellbeing Service has been given £132,000 in additional funding over the next 10 months to help it meet unprecedented demand for counselling for 13 to 15-year-olds.
24 Feb 2016
A new-look specialist eating disorder service run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is now helping more twice as many people as it has been able to help before after extending the care it provides.
24 Feb 2016
People in Norfolk who use opiates now have better access to a potentially life-saving antidote thanks to an initiative designed to reduce the number of people dying from overdoses across the county.
23 Feb 2016
Gary Page has been reappointed as Chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust for a further three years from 2 April 2016.
18 Feb 2016
Health and social care professionals, service users, family carers and anyone with an interest in dementia is being invited to a special event where they can find out more about living well with the illness and supporting others after diagnosis.
11 Feb 2016
A documentary showcasing the inspirational recovery of a young Suffolk woman who suffered serious injuries after stepping off a balcony while in the grip of a psychotic episode will air on BBC television on Monday, 15 February.
10 Feb 2016
A mural depicting some of Lowestoft’s most recognisable landmarks which has been designed and painted by young people facing issues with mental ill health was officially unveiled on Thursday, 4 February.
05 Feb 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has lent its support to a national campaign designed to tackle the stigma surrounding mental ill health by signing the Time to Change Employer Pledge.
04 Feb 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that it is officially launching its Putting People First Awards 2016 to the public
01 Feb 2016
Work is set to start on creating a state-of-the-art inpatient unit for young people with acute mental health needs thanks to an investment of nearly £1m from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
28 Jan 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has added an additional five beds to the existing unit at Northgate Hospital in Great Yarmouth, taking the total number at the site to 20.
28 Jan 2016
Six short films which bring together a wealth of advice to help new parents give their babies the best possible start in life have been produced by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
27 Jan 2016
People from across Norfolk and Waveney are being reminded about three special drop-in events taking place this week to showcase the support which is available to help them overcome anxiety, stress or depression.
25 Jan 2016
An improved Wellbeing service is reaching more people than ever before after recording an increase of 35% in the number accessing treatment in the three months since its launch.
21 Jan 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is participating once again in the annual CQC survey to find out what community mental health service users think about the care they receive.
20 Jan 2016
People from across Norfolk and Waveney are being invited to three special open events where they can find out more about the range of specialist support which is available to help overcome anxiety, stress or depression.
19 Jan 2016
​A life-like patient simulator which gives clinicians hands-on practical experience of treating physical as well as psychological conditions has been introduced at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
15 Jan 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed new governors with a wealth of knowledge in healthcare, finance and teaching, as well as first-hand experience of accessing mental health services or caring for someone with an illness.
06 Jan 2016
Two new faces have joined Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Council of Governors to make sure young people’s voices are heard and their needs taken into account when planning for the future.
04 Jan 2016
The dangers of legal highs and how people can make sense of addiction will be explored during a special forum designed to help anyone caring for a patient with mental health or substance abuse problems.
22 Dec 2015
A Clinical Psychologist from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has picked up a regional research prize for a special project which explores the role of peer support workers and their integration within clinical teams.
17 Dec 2015
A dedicated duo who work for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will take on a marathon challenge this spring when they lace up their trainers and pound the pavements of the capital to raise vital charity cash.
15 Dec 2015
A specialist team who ensure people who are admitted to hospital for physical treatment - often via A&E - also receive the right care to safeguard their mental health has been awarded a prized national accreditation.
10 Dec 2015
A first-of-its-kind ‘Recovery Festival’ will give people at a secure mental health unit the chance to have their views heard and to find out more about the wide range of support available to them in the community.
09 Dec 2015
Scores of young people with mental health problems are gaining confidence, learning new skills and getting help to express themselves thanks to an innovative partnership which is boosting their recovery.
03 Dec 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed three new non-executive directors (NEDS) with a wealth of experience in mental health, finance and management to join its Board of Directors.
01 Dec 2015
Three special carer events which aim to raise awareness of the help available to people who care for someone with a mental health problem are due to take place across Suffolk during the next two weeks.
01 Dec 2015
People from the Bury St Edmunds area were given the chance to chat about mental health and wellbeing while enjoying festive refreshments at a special event designed to reduce stigma which took place last night.
20 Nov 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.
12 Nov 2015
Children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties will benefit from better access to targeted help, at an earlier stage, thanks to a significant investment in Norfolk and Waveney services.
11 Nov 2015
A patient-led assessment has shown Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is meeting high standards for the cleanliness and maintenance of its buildings, the quality of food it provides, and in ensuring the privacy and dignity of its patients.
03 Nov 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging local people with an interest in mental health to consider standing for election as a Governor and help drive through further improvements on behalf of service users.
02 Nov 2015
More will be done to publicise the range of help and support available to black and minority ethnic people with mental health difficulties after a survey showed that some communities in Suffolk were not aware of the services on offer.
29 Oct 2015
An innovative project spearheaded by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) to improve mental health services for black and minority ethnic communities has been presented with a high commended accolade at a national awards ceremony.
29 Oct 2015
A special event which will bring together a host of help, support, practical advice and expert insight for carers and people experiencing mental ill health takes place on 30 October.
19 Oct 2015
A special film designed to reassure young people with complex mental health needs who are preparing for admission into hospital has been launched by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
16 Oct 2015
People in the Norwich area who have a borderline personality disorder will be given therapeutic support to help them build confidence and successfully deal with the challenges of everyday life when a dedicated new service launches later this month.
14 Oct 2015
The results of an innovative project examining the experiences black and ethnic minority communities have using mental health services in Suffolk will be showcased at a special event on 29 October.
13 Oct 2015
Health professionals, service users and family carers, and anyone with an interest in children and young people’s mental health will beable to learn from each other and explore ways to further improve services at a special event on 30 October.
13 Oct 2015
A unique nursing academy which provides newly-qualified staff with additional training and support as they make the transition from university to work is celebrating a successful first year after seeing its inaugural cohort graduate.
09 Oct 2015
People who have had treatment for drug and alcohol problems will get the chance to celebrate recovery while finding out more about the help and support available locally at a special event taking place next week.
09 Oct 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has underlined its commitment to placing service users and carers at the heart of everything it does after launching a new strategy which makes it clearer how their voices will be heard.
08 Oct 2015
A senior specialist trainee in psychiatry at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted as one of four finalists for a national award in the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards 2015.
02 Oct 2015
Members of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s youth council have cooked up a tasty way to raise vital charity funds after preparing a healthy lunch to take them one step closer to a life-changing trip to Canada.
02 Oct 2015
A group of young people who will share their experiences of mental ill health at an international conference next month have been putting the final touches to a unique presentation which they will use to tell their story.
01 Oct 2015
People will be given the chance to hear more about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s commitment to placing service users at the heart of everything it does, while learning about its new values at its annual general meeting On 8 October.
30 Sep 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will celebrate the graduation of 21 Peer Support Workers on Thursday, 1 October, at Number 47, St Giles Street, Norwich.
29 Sep 2015
Patients, carers, students, health workers and anyone with an interest in dementia will be able to get vital help, support and practical advice about living with the illness at a special event in Bury St Edmunds on Friday, 2 October.
28 Sep 2015
An innovative project which aims to help Norfolk families stay together by providing vulnerable parents with targeted mental health support has had a successful first six months, with no babies on the scheme coming into care.
25 Sep 2015
People from across west Norfolk will be given the chance to find out more about looking after their health and wellbeing and the help which is available at a special wellbeing improvement day this weekend.
24 Sep 2015
Carers who are looking after young people experiencing mental health problems can get a wealth of help, support, practical advice and expert insight at a special forum taking place in Norwich on Friday, 25 September.
22 Sep 2015
People from across East Anglia are being invited to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s annual general meeting which has been arranged to tie in with a key mental health awareness day.
21 Sep 2015
Work carried out by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to make sure its research brings the greatest possible benefits to people using its services, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
17 Sep 2015
One of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s newest Board members has urged anyone who wants to make a difference to a “vital local service” to consider applying for the post of Non-Executive Director.
11 Sep 2015
An innovative programme which gives people with lived experience of mental ill health the chance to inspire others on their journey to recovery has been given a national award in after making a real difference to people in Norfolk and Suffolk.
10 Sep 2015
A Non-Executive Director who has worked with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust for the past year, has encouraged others to put their knowledge and experience to good use and consider applying to join the Board.
09 Sep 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has lent its support to a new campaign to change the outdated terminology around suicide to help protect victims and vulnerable survivors while honouring their good names.
09 Sep 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is searching for two people with senior management experience to join its Board as new Non-Executive Directors (NEDs).
02 Sep 2015
Thousands more people with common mental health problems will receive specialist help to overcome anxiety, stress or depression following the launch of an innovative new-look Wellbeing service across Norfolk and Waveney today (1 September).
01 Sep 2015
Service users and staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to create a range of resources to further improve the care available to people reaching crisis point.
01 Sep 2015
A Norfolk man who spent 15 years struggling with mental ill health has encouraged others in a similar situation to step forward and ask for help, saying “you can come out the other side and get your life back together”.
26 Aug 2015
People from across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to find out more about the range of help which will be available for conditions such as anxiety, stress or depression when a new-look wellbeing service launches next week.
25 Aug 2015
People from across Norfolk and Waveney are being given the opportunity to take part in a bespoke workshop, where they can learn more about common mental health issues, where to go for help and how to get the most from the treatments available.
21 Aug 2015
People living in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area will be given the chance to find out more about the specialist support available to help them overcome anxiety, stress or depression at a series of ‘Introduction to Wellbeing’ sessions.
21 Aug 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has appointed 13 new doctors to help further improve the services which it delivers, while reducing its spending on temporary staff.
19 Aug 2015
Patients with dementia who are receiving treatment at a dedicated unit in Norwich were joined by family and friends to enjoy a fun-packed afternoon of games, refreshments and live music on 15 August at a special summer fayre.
18 Aug 2015
A group of male family carers have been honing their archery skills and making friends at a recent event in Ipswich held by our Suffolk Wellbeing Service and Suffolk Family Carers.
14 Aug 2015
An innovative new partnership means mental health patients at Northgate Hospital in Great Yarmouth are able to receive expert advice on a number of issues.
12 Aug 2015
Young people gearing up to collect A-level and GCSE results over the coming days are being urged to look after their emotional wellbeing by staying calm, trying to relax and getting enough sleep in the run up to the big day.
11 Aug 2015
Ian Bell, who works for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will cycle from his home in Sprowston to work at Thurlow House in King’s Lynn to mark National Cycle To Work Day on 3 September.
10 Aug 2015
The findings of a unique project which uses design processes to explore young people’s experiences of mental ill health with the aim of improving services in the future have been presented to commissioners and stakeholders.
05 Aug 2015
NSFT has signed an official pledge which underlines its commitment to continuing to develop its support staff so that they can deliver better services, improve their skills and take on new challenges in the future.
31 Jul 2015
A mother who crafted an intricate handmade quilt to raise awareness of mental health issues following the death of her son is offering individuals or businesses the chance to commission their own unique quilt to raise vital charity funds.
30 Jul 2015
An inspirational single which charts the journey from mental ill health to recovery has gone on sale to raise vital funds to send a group of dedicated young people on a "life-changing" trip.
28 Jul 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has stepped in to ensure that a helpline designed to help prevent mental health crises for adults in Central Norfolk will continue.
23 Jul 2015
Skype consultations, webinars and a range of special social events will make it easier for thousands of people to access expert help to overcome stress, anxiety and depression when a new service launches in Norfolk and Waveney this September.
15 Jul 2015
A group of dedicated young people who are hoping to raise £36,000 to fund a "life-changing" trip to an international mental health conference in Canada are planning a 20-mile sponsored walk to take them one step closer to the their target.
13 Jul 2015
People will be given the chance to learn more about gender identity, sexual development and the impact which gender dysphoria can have on mental health at a special lecture taking place in Norwich next Wednesday, 15 July.
10 Jul 2015
Vulnerable people in Suffolk are receiving help to access additional support to get their lives back on track should they be arrested thanks to a new service provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
09 Jul 2015
Patients receiving treatment at a specialist mental health ward in Norwich were joined by friends and relatives to enjoy a fun-packed afternoon of activities on Saturday 27 June at a summer garden party.
03 Jul 2015
The report entitled: Understanding the impact of Trust Service Strategy on staff working in the Central Adult Service Line was released in late 2014 – often referred to as the Alexander Report.
01 Jul 2015
Staff who have together clocked up nearly 1,200 years of service for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be recognised for their hard work and dedication during a special celebration event taking place today.
25 Jun 2015
People will be given the chance to learn more about gender identity, sexual development and the impact which gender dysphoria can have on mental health at two special lectures taking place in Ipswich and Norwich.
18 Jun 2015
Service users and clinicians in east Suffolk have joined forces to create new resources to further improve the care available to people reaching crisis point.
15 Jun 2015
A group of young people who have been invited to share their experiences of mental ill health by presenting at an international conference have launched an ambitious fundraising bid to pay for the trip.
12 Jun 2015
Two long-serving staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) have rubbed shoulders with royalty after they were nominated by colleagues to attend a garden party hosted by the Queen.
12 Jun 2015
Senior staff from the Trust are set to inspire colleagues from across the country by speaking at a national conference about the giant strides the Trust has taken to improve services for hundreds of vulnerable young people.
10 Jun 2015
People with dementia are now receiving expert care in a specially-designed ward after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust opened a new state-of-the-art inpatient unit.
09 Jun 2015
A specialist nursing academy, which will provide newly-qualified staff with additional training and support as they make the transition from university to work, is set to launch in Suffolk following a successful trial in Norfolk.
08 Jun 2015
People looking after patients who have both mental health and substance misuse problems will be able to get specialist support and advice to help strengthen their caring role during a special event taking place in Ipswich next week.
03 Jun 2015
A special film showcasing the wide range of help and advice available to people who are struggling with drugs or alcohol has been launched to mark the start of National Recovery Month.
02 Jun 2015
Traffic will be brought to a standstill in Norwich city centre later this month when a daring group of fundraisers take to the streets wearing colourful onesies to complete a fun-packed charity challenge.
19 May 2015
The 13-bed Beach Ward will open at Hammerton Court, in Norwich, at the end of May. It will offer care to patients with acute needs, as well as assessment and treatment planning.
18 May 2015
People with lived experience of mental ill health are playing a vital role in helping inspire, motivate and encourage others on their recovery journey.
15 May 2015
Patients, carers, students, health workers and anyone with an interest in dementia will be able to get vital help, support and practical advice about living with the illness at a special event taking place next week.
14 May 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been chosen from hundreds of organisations across the country to become an NHS Employers equality and diversity partner for the coming year.
14 May 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will trial the interactive resource, called CAMHSweb, with school age children in west Norfolk as part of a Department of Health-funded project.
13 May 2015
The Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion service (CJLD) is run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust alongside partners Julian Support and military charity Walking With The Wounded.
12 May 2015
The Alcohol and Drug Service at NRP Chapel Street closed on 23 April, because of circumstances beyond their control, but reopens to service users on 19 May 2015.
11 May 2015
People who are recovering from depression or anxiety disorders are being encouraged to give their mental wellbeing a boost by taking part in a taster session looking at the benefits of mindfulness.
08 May 2015
Mental health nurses from across Norfolk and Suffolk will be given the chance to further their knowledge on a wide range of subjects at a special conference bringing best practice under the spotlight.
06 May 2015
Staff from Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will support Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust in its plans to improve its services and staffing levels.
30 Apr 2015
A new DVD has been launched which Suffolk's Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community created to signpost others to services which will help improve their health and wellbeing.
29 Apr 2015
Men suffering with depression are being urged to come forward and ask for help during a national awareness week which aims to help tackle the stigma of depression.
21 Apr 2015
A woman with Asperger syndrome has praised the "superb service" she received from autism experts at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, saying she's "not sure she'd be here today" without their help and support.
13 Apr 2015
The outgoing High Sheriff of Norfolk has paid tribute to the "exceptional" work taking place across Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) after passionately championing mental health issues during her year in office.
01 Apr 2015
A specialist service run by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a prized national accreditation in recognition of the safe, high quality therapy it provides to patients.
30 Mar 2015
Rare and intriguing objects and works of art in four Suffolk museums will be helping to inspire more local people to enjoy exploring heritage in new and creative ways, thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
30 Mar 2015
The family of a teenager who has successfully battled anorexia with support from experts at a specialist eating disorders service have praised the treatment and care she received and urged others in a similar situation to seek help.
26 Mar 2015
A redesigned and improved service to help local people who have anxieties, stress or depression will be launched in September.
25 Mar 2015
Recruits joining Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust are to sign up to a new Care Certificate as part of a national initiative which aims to improve staff training and drive better standards of care across the NHS.
24 Mar 2015
Three young people who work with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust travelled to Rome to share their experiences of mental health issues and the care they received to help shape future improvements across Europe.
23 Mar 2015
People who have had treatment for drug and alcohol problems will get the chance to celebrate recovery while finding out more about the help and support available locally at a special event taking place on 26 March.
18 Mar 2015
Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) have been nominated for regional excellence awards in recognition of their contribution to supporting learning and education among colleagues.
13 Mar 2015
Young people who have experienced mental health issues will to take part in a TV debate on Wednesday (11 March) examining ways in which care could be further improved in the future.
11 Mar 2015
An administration assistant who gained vital work experience and a helping hand onto the career ladder after signing up for an apprenticeship has encouraged others to follow his lead, saying: "I wish I’d done it earlier."
10 Mar 2015
The valuable role which apprentices play at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be highlighted during a national awareness week designed to encourage more people to think about earning while they learn.
06 Mar 2015
An evening hosted by Lady Dannatt at Hammerton Court, in Norwich, will be looking at the changing approaches to mental health down the decades.
05 Mar 2015
Our Trust will be holding two events this month inviting service users, carers, staff and those interested in mental health services to discuss and develop its strategic objectives for the next two years.
03 Mar 2015
A new helpline designed to help prevent mental health crises for adults in Norfolk has been launched by Norwich & Central Norfolk Mind.
02 Mar 2015
Two young people who have written hard-hitting blogs charting their experiences of coping with mental health issues have shared their stories at the highest level after visiting Westminster to help shape future services.
02 Mar 2015
Two teenagers who are on the road to recovery after battling anorexia have praised the expert support they received from a specialist eating disorders team and are urging others in a similar position not to be afraid to ask for help.
26 Feb 2015
An Army veteran from East Anglia who has pieced his life back together after developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is working with the mental health professionals to reach out to others suffering from the condition.
26 Feb 2015
Michael Scott, Chief Executive at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust said: "Having met Alan, I am delighted for him to begin working with us.
24 Feb 2015
NHS staff on two wards at Norwich's Julian Hospital have been nominated for awards for their pioneering work to train and develop healthcare professionals.
20 Feb 2015
Monitor's decision to place Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust into special measures has been recognised by the Trust as the next step on the road to recovery.
19 Feb 2015
The Access and Assessment Team (AAT) of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is the single point of assessment for mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.
18 Feb 2015
The charity Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) was launched in 1991 and will launch a group in King's Lynn on 25 February.
16 Feb 2015
A pioneering Norfolk project that could prevent up to 180 children going into care each year has received government backing today.
16 Feb 2015
A free half-day event at the King's Centre in Norwich on 12 March, 12.30-5pm, will give the public the opportunity to discuss and find out more about children's and young people's health in Norfolk and Suffolk.
16 Feb 2015
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has today announced its withdrawal from the Mutuals in Health Pathfinder Project.
13 Feb 2015
Young people in Yarmouth and Waveney are working with mental health therapists to develop new skills and confidence through the refurbishment of a Lowestoft community centre.
11 Feb 2015
A teenager who gave up her job working behind the till in a corner shop to take up an apprenticeship in the NHS is now looking forward to a fulfilling career in a busy pharmacy after being offered a fixed term position.
05 Feb 2015
Health chiefs at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have vowed to put patients and staff first and focus on improving services following a critical Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.
03 Feb 2015
The event, to be held in Lowestoft's Aspire Centre, has been organised by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Feedback, Suffolk Family Carers and CAP (Carers Agency Partnership).
02 Feb 2015
Student nurses training in Norwich are paving the way for a new-style of mental health placement experience adopted from the Netherlands.
29 Jan 2015
Staff from the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Wellbeing Service will be in the main thoroughfare of Market Gates Shopping Centre in Great Yarmouth on Thursday, 5 February, 9am to 5pm.
28 Jan 2015
Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb, MP for North Norfolk, will open Norfolk Recovery Partnership's (NRP) new base at St Nicholas Court in North Walsham, on Friday 30 January.
27 Jan 2015
We'd like to take this opportunity to remind all our service users, carers and staff to please take extra care to keep warm in the colder conditions.
19 Jan 2015
An innovative partnership approach to improving care for people with mental health problems in Norfolk is also helping relieve pressure on the police.
16 Jan 2015
Norfolk's NHS mental health trust will continue to fund four beds at the Ashcroft residential home near Wymondham.
07 Jan 2015
An NHS mental health unit is opening its doors to the public this week to raise awareness of career opportunities within mental health services and just how rewarding those careers can be.
06 Jan 2015
The NHS Wellbeing service in Suffolk has launched a new-look poster designed by some of its service users.
05 Jan 2015
In total, nine new governors were elected, four of whom were re-elected, after postal and e-voting in the governor elections closed on December 31. The new governors will take up their role on 1 February, 2015.
05 Jan 2015
Time pressure is the number one stress factor at Christmas for people living in Norfolk and Suffolk, according to a new survey.
19 Dec 2014
People being treated with anti-psychotic drugs for a wide range of mental health conditions could benefit from a commonly-used diabetes medication that can help reduce anti-psychotic induced weight gain.
18 Dec 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has enhanced its website to make it more mobile-friendly for people who use smartphones and tablets.
18 Dec 2014
The event was organised by the 'Care and Share' Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Maintenance Group which meets at the specialist dementia unit in Norwich, on the first Wednesday of every month.
16 Dec 2014
The first in a new series of monthly lectures will be Gender, Sex and Mental Health, delivered by Katy Jon Went, a transgender writer and commentator, and by Dr Hadrian Ball, the Trust's former Medical Director.
12 Dec 2014
A new parents and carers forum in Lowestoft is providing specialist advice and support to families affected by eating disorders.
09 Dec 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk's NHS Wellbeing services are asking people what causes them the most stress at Christmas. A survey, called the 'Twelve Stresses of Christmas' aims to discover which stress factors affect people the most across the two counties.
05 Dec 2014
Another thirteen trial schemes are to launch in April 2015 to place mental health professionals in police stations and courts.
03 Dec 2014
Our Trust and Norfolk Constabulary have been invited to share how they have successfully incorporated nurses in the control room to ensure mental health patients receive appropriate advice when they initially contact the police.
03 Dec 2014
The Lord Mayor of Norwich, Judith Lubbock, officially opened our Trust's successful community cafe at Hammerton Court on 28 November.
01 Dec 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as one of just nine NHS organisations nationally to test the concept of employee-owned mutuals.
27 Nov 2014
The Lord Mayor of Norwich will officially unveil the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's successful community café at Hammerton Court.
20 Nov 2014
Members of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's Youth Council will be shadowing three of the Trust's directors for Takeover Day on 21 November.
20 Nov 2014
People with bipolar disorder who are being treated with the drug lithium are at risk of acute kidney damage and need careful monitoring, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
14 Nov 2014
A Bury St Edmunds art project has been helping to explain recovery through a series of short films.
13 Nov 2014
The Trust is delighted to announce that Dawn Collins will be joining as Deputy Director of Nursing and Professional Practice in January 2015.
13 Nov 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is set to launch an innovative nursing academy for newly-qualified nurses.
10 Nov 2014
More than 100 people attended the Norwich Carers Forum at The City Academy on 31 October.
07 Nov 2014
The second of two Psychology and Psychotherapy Strategy engagement events took place in Thetford on 30 October.
06 Nov 2014
inspire, our initiative to encourage the involvement of local people in mental health research, launched in Suffolk on 31 October.
05 Nov 2014
National Stress Awareness Day is Wednesday 5 November and the theme is Stress: the balancing act. It is sometimes difficult to keep the balance right in terms of work, play and lifestyle.
04 Nov 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has become one of the first NHS trusts in the country to use e-voting for its forthcoming governor elections; on computers, laptops, tablets or smartphones.
27 Oct 2014
An NHS Wellbeing service has teamed up with a Sunday league football club to help tackle mental health problems in young men.
24 Oct 2014
A Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust inpatient unit has been praised for the mental health care and services it provides for young people.
22 Oct 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is inviting service users and carers to take part in the planning of future psychology and psychotherapy services across the two counties.
20 Oct 2014
A carers forum orgainsed by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust returns to The City Academy in Norwich on 31 October.
16 Oct 2014
Sixth form students from Hellesdon High School in Norwich were taken on a tour of premises at Hammerton Court recently.
16 Oct 2014
A new Lowestoft support group for people who have been bereaved by suicides has been launched by Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)
15 Oct 2014
The Trust's Dementia Intensive Support Team (DIST) service, has been shortlisted for a Positive Practice in Mental Award 2014.
14 Oct 2014
The Carers Forum will be held on 17 October at the Aspire Centre, in Lowestoft, and will focus on providing help and information for family carers of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
14 Oct 2014
Chief Executive Michael Scott visited the Peddars Centre at Hellesdon Hospital earlier this month to discuss frontline service performance, Section 75, and staff hopes for the future.
13 Oct 2014
Such has been the success of having a specialist nurse in its control room, Norfolk Police will be expanding the service thanks to extra funding from the county's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and the Home Office.
09 Oct 2014
Two consultant psychiatrists from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have been invited to be guest speakers at a national conference focussing on improving mental health services for teenagers.
08 Oct 2014
The chief executive of Norfolk and Suffolk's NHS mental health trust has today welcomed news of Government plans to invest in improving waiting times for patients.
08 Oct 2014
People who have lived with mental health problems are being given the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge by training for jobs that see them using their experience to help others.
02 Oct 2014
The centre of Great Yarmouth will be filled with dance troupes, stilt walkers, face-painting and live music next weekend as a raft of local health organisations and charities join forces to mark World Mental Health Day.
01 Oct 2014
More than £500,000 pounds has been pumped into mental health services for patients at two Norfolk hospitals.
30 Sep 2014
October sees the start of the fifth annual Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Month, a local campaign driven by a collective of Suffolk-based organisations working together to help improve the health, wellbeing and happiness of the local population.
26 Sep 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s Central Norfolk Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Service (CEN-CAEDS) has received national recognition from Beat, the UK's leading eating disorders charity.
24 Sep 2014
HealthEast’s Governing Body is being asked to agree recommendations which would see three centres of excellence for mental health services being developed on two sites in Great Yarmouth and Waveney.
23 Sep 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is to host a workshop to help break down the stigma and myths surrounding self harm.
18 Sep 2014
Research into young people's mental health and ADHD in Norfolk is being presented at a major national psychiatry conference next month.
18 Sep 2014
A national charity is launching a new Lowestoft support group for people who have been bereaved by suicides. Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) was launched in 1991 and will launch a Lowestoft group on 14 October.
17 Sep 2014
A new approach to ‘talking therapy’ introduced in Norfolk to offer patient choice, has allowed people who have depression and anxiety to gain access to treatment without taking time off from work or college.
16 Sep 2014
Trust chair Gary Page will open the AGM and attendees will be able to hear presentations by Michael Scott, Chief Executive, and Andrew Hopkins, Director of Finance, as well as receive a copy of the Trust’s Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14.
12 Sep 2014
Norfolk County Council and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have successfully bid for more than £600,000 of government funding to create new ways of working that will support mums with postnatal depression and post-puerperal psychosis.
11 Sep 2014
Mental health professionals and the Samaritans in Norwich are calling on people to break a big taboo and talk more openly about suicide.
10 Sep 2014
The Trust will be holding two open days in September for people with experience of mental health issues so they can discover how they can use it to help others.
08 Sep 2014
Trust celebrates the graduation of their first Peer Support Workers and the launch of their second Recovery College programme on Thursday 4th September at the Guildhall Complex in Thetford.
03 Sep 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is to trial free first aid courses for carers.
02 Sep 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is taking to the road to meet people living in some of the most hard to reach areas, visiting 130 villages across both counties in September.
29 Aug 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors. Marion Saunders and Tim Newcomb will join the Board of Directors on 1 September.
29 Aug 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is to host a free conference on September 19, examining how the Trust, police, courts, prisons and voluntary organisations can work better together for the benefit of those with mental health issues.
27 Aug 2014
A documentary focusing on dementia care at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been chosen as one of the opening films at Aichi International Women's Film Festival in Japan on 3 September.
27 Aug 2014
New services to help prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital are being piloted by mental health specialists in Norwich.
26 Aug 2014
New mums in Great Yarmouth and Waveney who are feeling down, anxious or stressed can access a free service run by the local NHS Wellbeing service.
21 Aug 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and the Campaign to Save Mental Health Services in Norfolk and Suffolk have agreed to work together to ensure the services provided meet the needs of both counties.
21 Aug 2014
A Norfolk-based consultant psychiatrist with the Trust, Dr Jon Wilson, is joining a government mental health taskforce aiming to improve services for young people.
20 Aug 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new campaign which encourages staff to speak out if they have concerns about patient care.
15 Aug 2014
Norfolk has become the first in the country to formally commit to the Government’s Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat.
06 Aug 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be taking its Eastern Service Users and Carers Forum (ESCF) on a tour of 10 towns and villages in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.
05 Aug 2014
A recent training day for the Community Eating Disorders Service (CEDS) brought together a team representing Norfolk and one from Great Yarmouth and Waveney.
31 Jul 2014
Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that people in the UK are among the most lonely and isolated in Europe.
30 Jul 2014
More than a third of a million pounds is being pumped into care for people who are in mental health crisis in Norfolk.
24 Jul 2014
An evaluation of a two year pilot in Norfolk, which Care Minister Norman Lamb deemed, “exactly the sort of preventative care I want to see” has saved over £440,000 for health and social care in the area in just the first 10 months.
22 Jul 2014
The Trust has been awarded £249,000 to further develop its dementia care unit as part of the first national pilot project to showcase the best examples of dementia-friendly environments across England.
17 Jul 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is all set to fly the flag again at this year's Norwich Pride on July 26, which aims to raise awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and to celebrate diversity.
14 Jul 2014
Attending the workshop were The Bridge for Heroes, Combat Stress, The Royal British Legion, the Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Families Association (SSAFA), the Royal Marines Association, Norfolk Veterans’ Retreat, Outside the Wire and Veterans Norfolk.
14 Jul 2014
An innovative dementia project developed in partnership between Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and a Norwich-based music teacher, has taken its first steps on the road to national adoption.
10 Jul 2014
The NHS in West Suffolk is launching a new specialist eating disorder service for children and young people.
09 Jul 2014
A Suffolk-based therapist has been invited to attend the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mindfulness.
02 Jul 2014
Psychiatric inpatient services in Ipswich provided by our Trust have been highly praised by a local mental health leader.
27 Jun 2014
Our Trust's first Peer Support Workers are looking forward to working in the community this summer.
27 Jun 2014
The café at Hammerton Court in Norwich has reopened and is being run by NANSA, a local charity.
13 Jun 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has made its pledge to the End Racism This Generation campaign run by the Runnymede Trust.
13 Jun 2014
A pioneering project that started out on a 10 year healing journey at Hellesdon Hospital, in Norwich is returning to celebrate its anniversary.
11 Jun 2014
Men in Norfolk who are suffering from stress can access help and support from the Wellbeing service, a free NHS service, led by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
09 Jun 2014
The NHS Foundation Trust that provides mental health services across Norfolk and Suffolk is looking to broaden the diversity of its Board of Directors.
09 Jun 2014
Acute mental health services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney have been rated excellent under a Royal College of Psychiatrists quality assessment.
03 Jun 2014
Throughout the month of June, Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP) is celebrating Recovery Month across all of its local services.
30 May 2014
Health Minister Norman Lamb said he was impressed by the passion and vision of our Trust's youth services during an official visit to the Trust's Child, Family and Young People's services on 28 May.
29 May 2014
An independent report examining the results of an extensive public consultation into proposals to improve adult mental health and dementia services will be discussed at a public meeting next week.
28 May 2014
A new NHS service for people in Ipswich and East Suffolk who are worried they are having memory problems will be launched in June.
23 May 2014
It is with regret that we have to inform you that Pongo - the much loved former Pets As Therapy (PAT) dog - whose furry face was a familiar sight around Hellesdon Hospital until last year, has died.
21 May 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been hosting a visit by mental health workers from Sweden and Greece as part of the HOPE European Hospital and Healthcare Federation Exchange Programme 2014.
19 May 2014
A pioneering medication monitoring initiative by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for Improving Safety in Medicines Management.
19 May 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will become the second mental health trust in England to replace its existing patient management systems with Lorenzo.
16 May 2014
To mark the start of Dementia Awareness week, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be hosting an Open day at Hammerton Court, Julian Hospital in Norwich.
15 May 2014
The appointment of a senior mental health nurse in the Norfolk Police control room has been hailed a success by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett.
14 May 2014
People caring for someone with mental health issues are invited to a Carers’ Forum in King’s Lynn on Friday, 16 May.
13 May 2014
The Trust’s third Annual Nursing Conference took place on 8 May at the Norwich City Football Ground.
09 May 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is becoming a member of the Carers Trust's national Triangle of Care scheme.
06 May 2014
More than 1,000 people have taken the opportunity to share their views on proposals to improve adult mental health and dementia services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney.
29 Apr 2014
The Chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is urging a mental health campaign group to get round the table and talk.
29 Apr 2014
Demand has been high for a new service in Suffolk for people with Autism and Asperger Syndrome that was launched by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust last summer.
24 Apr 2014
The Trust’s Professor Steve Bazire has become the first pharmacist in mental health to receive the prestigious Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists' Gold Medal.
22 Apr 2014
Medical Director, Dr Hadrian Ball, has announced that he will be retiring on 17 January 2015, after more than 22 years at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
17 Apr 2014
Woodlands, the Ipswich base for acute mental health services in East Suffolk, has become the first unit within Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to adopt the Safewards model.
14 Apr 2014
The Wellbeing Service joined together with Jarrold Training today, to host a free business seminar for employers across the region to learn how to tackle stress in the workplace.
21 Mar 2014
The Mayor of Ipswich, Hamil Clarke MBE, will be opening a Carers Forum for those caring for someone with a mental health condition.
19 Mar 2014
​​​​Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has today (March 5, 2014) announced the appointment of Michael Scott, currently Chief Executive of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C), as its new Chief Executive.
05 Mar 2014
Following the success of its Suffolk Spirituality and Mental Wellbeing conferences in autumn 2013, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be holding a further four half-day conferences in Norfolk and Waveney.
03 Feb 2014
Starting on Monday, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be holding two open days for people with experience of mental health problems to discover how they can use it to help others.
24 Jan 2014
The Norfolk Wellbeing Service is running free taster workshops in the January, to encourage people to find out how to manage and prevent common mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and depression.
15 Jan 2014
Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP), the adult drug and alcohol service for Norfolk, will be opening a new drop-in assessment centre in North Walsham at the start of March 2014.
19 Dec 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is holding a celebratory event after the success of the first term of their Recovery College.
11 Dec 2013
The public will be given the chance to learn more about dementia when Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust hosts an open day at Hammerton Court, in Norwich, on Friday, 13 December.
09 Dec 2013
There was much to celebrate this week as the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s administration functions finally made the move from Ipswich’s St Clement’s Hospital to office accommodation in the town’s Endeavour House...
27 Nov 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has made the decision to postpone the recruitment process for the Chief Executive until the New Year.
15 Nov 2013
The success of the way it has changed its services, and extra funding from Clinical Commissioning Groups, has enabled Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to not only reduce the number of staff facing redundancy...
07 Nov 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is hosting a day dedicated to help develop a new perinatal infant mental health service from pregnancy to children up to five years old, as part of its Radical Pathway Redesign.
05 Nov 2013
A half-day workshop to improve access to mental health support for veterans will be held next week [4 November 2013] at Abbey Conference Centre in Norwich.
29 Oct 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be hosting two information sessions for anyone interested in becoming one of its governors.
28 Oct 2013
Health Minister and North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb will join the Rt Rev Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, and Graham Creelman, Sheriff of Norwich, at the opening of the next Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Carers’ Forum.
25 Oct 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Adrian Stott as a new non-executive director based in Suffolk.
22 Oct 2013
A pioneering initiative by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust last night (10 October) won an award for innovation at the EHealth Insider (EHI) Awards 2013.
11 Oct 2013
A Youth Council for NHS services in Norfolk and Suffolk have secured an opportunity to highlight the work they have done with local mental health services at an international conference.
25 Sep 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's mental health in-patient units have scored more than 90% across all categories in a new survey of non-clinical activities by patients published today (18 September).
18 Sep 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Jane Sayer as its new Director of Nursing, Quality and Patient Safety.
13 Sep 2013
A renowned Japanese filmmaker will be coming to Norwich next week to make a documentary about dementia with the help of experts from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and the University of East Anglia.
30 Aug 2013
A specialist dementia team from East Suffolk has been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating innovation in healthcare.
27 Aug 2013
A pioneering medication monitoring initiative by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a presitigious national award for Improving Care With Technology.
20 Aug 2013
Colleagues and service users at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have bid farewell to Patti Pitcher - a staff nurse on Avocet Ward at Woodlands, in Ipswich - whose nursing career spanned 40 years.
15 Aug 2013
Two pioneering initiatives by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have been selected as finalists for the EHealth Insider (EHI) Awards 2013.
26 Jul 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is one of 116 successful organisations to receive a share of a £50million fund from the Department of Health to create pioneering dementia care environments.
25 Jul 2013
Carers of people with mental health problems in east Suffolk are being called upon to share their expert knowledge to help improve NHS services.
22 Jul 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way in promoting care and compassion by publishing a Code of Conduct specifically aimed at non-registered nursing staff.
19 Jul 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will again be supporting Norwich Pride, the festival which celebrates the city’s diversity and its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities.
18 Jul 2013
Julian Beezhold, Consultant in Emergency Psychiatry at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, has been elected unanimously as Secretary General of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA).
17 Jul 2013
A Norfolk-based nurse has been invited to present at an international conference on mental health and the criminal justice system.
17 Jul 2013
The Memory Garden at Carlton Court near Lowestoft will be extra colourful this summer thanks to a £1,000 donation from the Carlton Colville Poors and Allotment Trust.
15 Jul 2013
Aidan Thomas, who stepped down as Chief Executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) on July 1, has been named as Chief Executive at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT).
09 Jul 2013
A new blood analyser has been helping Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to reduce the time it takes to test the blood of people taking clozapine from 30 minutes to five.
08 Jul 2013
Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP), the new adult drug and alcohol service for Norfolk, will be holding open days at its drop-in centres across the county to celebrate launching earlier this year.
08 Jul 2013
Those caring for someone with a mental health condition are invited to attend the first Carers Forum to be held in west Suffolk.
01 Jul 2013
Aidan Thomas, after four years as CEO of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, has today announced his resignation.
11 Jun 2013
Ward staff at Hellesdon Hospital in Norwich are delighted with three brand new bicycles, which they hope will see service users taking to the roads to improve their fitness and confidence.
06 Jun 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been hosting two visitors from HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation – to see how the Trust has implemented changes to improve patient safety.
04 Jun 2013
People will be able to share their experiences and find out more about dementia when Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's Dementia Care Academy holds two events to help highlight the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week™, 19-25 May.
15 May 2013
A new website called ‘Me, Myself and Mental Health’ will be launched on 23 May to support young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis.
15 May 2013
Gary Page has been appointed as the new Chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
05 Apr 2013
Following the great success of its Ipswich event in November, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Feedback and Suffolk Family Carers will be holding their first Carers Forum of 2013 at The Aspire Centre, in Lowestoft on 12 April.
03 Apr 2013
A psychologist at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust received his second commendation from the Chief Constable of Norfolk Police on Monday.
28 Mar 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be hosting two events to provide its service users in both counties the chance to be at the forefront of how the organisation operates.
14 Mar 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be one of many organisations across the UK taking part in National Apprenticeship Week (11- 15 March), which highlights the positive impact apprenticeship schemes have on individuals...
06 Mar 2013
People in Suffolk are being given the opportunity to get involved in changes to mental health services as the first in a regular series of focus groups launches in Stowmarket next week.
28 Feb 2013
Poppy Ward at Woodlands Hospital, Ipswich, is Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation’s latest team to gain Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services (AIMS) by The Royal College of Psychiatrists.
30 Jan 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is looking for dogs and cats that can use their furry charms to put a smile on the faces of service users in its mental health wards.
29 Jan 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s Central Cluster Acute Service in Norwich has become one of only two services in the UK to be accredited as ‘excellent’ by The Home Treatment Accreditation Scheme (HTAS).
25 Jan 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be holding a free one-day conference at Trinity Park, Ipswich on 14 February, 10am-4pm, to launch its spiritual strategy.
24 Jan 2013
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be launching its Implementing Recovery plans at Dunston Hall, Norwich on 27 February.
22 Jan 2013
A mental health nurse consultant from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has won a travel scholarship from a charity, the Florence Nightingale Foundation Fellowship.
30 Nov 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new scheme to give newly qualified nurses a greater variety of experience.
01 Nov 2012
Visitors to The Forum in Norwich were able to pledge to reduce the stigma associated with mental health at a wellbeing event today (Wednesday, 31 October).
31 Oct 2012
Visitors to University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich were able to pledge to reduce the stigma associated with mental health at a wellbeing event today (Wednesday, 31 October).
31 Oct 2012
A new three-year research strategy from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will increase opportunities for service users in Norfolk and Suffolk to participate in research.
30 Oct 2012
This event is for everyone; to include service users, carers, partner organisations and commissioners who are interested in our care pathways, and would like to contribute thoughts and ideas to the programme.
29 Oct 2012
Radio and television presenter Helen McDermott will speak about her personal experiences of mental health at a wellbeing event in Norwich later this month.
26 Oct 2012
Young people and carers no longer have to travel to Cambridge or Chelmsford after Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust launched a new purpose-built inpatient ward this week in Oulton, near Lowestoft.
24 Oct 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health trust has today been briefing staff about proposals designed to protect healthcare services over the next four years.
22 Oct 2012
Helen Blee, clinical programme lead for ICT for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, was part of a team which has won a prestigious national award for the use of IT in nursing.
18 Oct 2012
One of the world’s leading experts in psychosis, Professor Sir Robin Murray, will be among the guest speakers at a Carers Forum in Ipswich on Friday, 2 November.
18 Oct 2012
Nominations are now open for those wishing to fill one the vacancies on the Board of Governors at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
16 Oct 2012
Staff from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be embarking on a three-phase challenge inspired by The Lord of The Rings, tomorrow (October 13) to raise funds for El Shaddai Street Charitable Trust and Just Children Foundation (JCF).
12 Oct 2012
Assistant practitioners from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NFST) took part in a Development Day on October 4, which was arranged to recognise the important role they play in delivering quality mental health care in the two counties.
05 Oct 2012
The ‘Lunch Punch’ and a demonstration of ‘mood food’ are just two of the interactive sessions that will be on offer at a special event to be held simultaneously in Norwich and Ipswich later this month...
04 Oct 2012
A special day highlighting the invaluable work of family carers is being held on 12 October in Martlesham, Suffolk.
03 Oct 2012
Next week, the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust will be encouraging its staff to look at greener ways to travel to work.
28 Sep 2012
Members of the public are invited to an NHS event in Bury St Edmunds next week about how spirituality and personal identity should be included in recovery from mental illness.
27 Sep 2012
PHOTOCALL OPPORTUNITY RUTHIE HENSHALL, STAR OF THE WEST END AND BROADWAY, LAUNCHES NEW WELLBEING SERVICE ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY, 10 OCTOBER 2012
26 Sep 2012
Members of the public are invited to two NHS events in Norfolk next week about how spirituality and personal identity should be included in recovery from mental illness.
25 Sep 2012
Members of the public are invited to an NHS event in Ipswich next week about how spirituality and personal identity should be included in recovery from mental illness.
21 Sep 2012
A dedicated group of NHS staff in Norfolk have been fighting falls in hospitals by giving out free slippers to patients in need.
17 Sep 2012
An NHS Trust in Norfolk has teamed up with a local art organisation to offer a unique approach to tackling mental health issues.
17 Sep 2012
Ward staff in Ipswich have been named as Team of the Year 2012 as part of a prestigious national awards scheme.
14 Sep 2012
A Norfolk-based singing group is inviting members of the public to join in a ‘open sing’ aimed at lifting moods and busting stress to be held in King’s Lynn.
13 Sep 2012
Over 96% of people receiving community mental health care in Norfolk feel their views are taken into account, a national survey has today <13 September 2012> revealed.
13 Sep 2012
More than 99% of people receiving community mental health care in Suffolk are treated with dignity and respect, a national survey has today <13 September 2012> revealed.
13 Sep 2012
The first ever Annual General Meeting of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is due to be held next month <October> in Lowestoft.
12 Sep 2012
An NHS Trust in Norfolk and Suffolk has launched a consultation about how spirituality and personal identity should be included in recovery from mental illnesses.
10 Sep 2012
A new treatment and recovery service offering high quality, easily accessible help for people with drug and alcohol problems is to start across the county from Spring 2013.
04 Sep 2012
An inspiring exhibition will be on display in Norwich this month <September> to showcase the artistic talents of people who have experienced mental ill health in Norfolk and Suffolk.
03 Sep 2012
A special day dedicated to the invaluable work of family carers is being held in October in Martlesham, Suffolk.
31 Aug 2012
A public consultation meeting on the redevelopment of St Clement’s Hospital is to be held on 5 and 6 September from 4pm to 8pm at The Hollies, St Clement’s Hospital in Ipswich.
23 Aug 2012
An informative NHS-led event aimed at family carers will be held next week at the University of East Anglia, School of Nursing in Norwich.
17 Aug 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health trust is one of the country’s leading centres for research, recent figures have revealed.
14 Aug 2012
People in Suffolk are invited to get involved in the county’s biggest wellbeing campaign as registration for the third annual Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Month is launched.
08 Aug 2012
Norfolk-based nurse Pauline Simms becomes one of the UK’s longest serving nurses as she celebrates a career spanning almost half a century.
24 Jul 2012
NHS patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are receiving care in top notch environments, according to the results of a survey released today <18 July>.
18 Jul 2012
An event that will put the protection of children and vulnerable adults at the heart of NHS care in Norfolk and Suffolk will be held next week in Norwich.
12 Jul 2012
An informative NHS-led event aimed at family carers will be held next month at the University of East Anglia, School of Nursing in Norwich.
11 Jul 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health Trust has won a Higher Level Skills Award as part of City College Norwich’s Employer Awards held at the Forum in Norwich last month.
10 Jul 2012
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly referred to as OCD is an anxiety disorder characterised by obsessions, i.e. persistent thoughts or images, and compulsions, which are acts that are repeated as a response to the obsession.
28 Jun 2012
A group of volunteers based in Lowestoft have created a beautiful meadow as part of a hospital garden aimed at people living with dementia.
27 Jun 2012
Artists in Norfolk and Suffolk who have experienced mental distress are being invited to submit work for an inspiring showcase to be held in Norwich later in the year.
26 Jun 2012
Carers in Norfolk and Suffolk are being given the opportunity to be involved in a pioneering programme to redesign mental health services.
21 Jun 2012
A brand new service has been launched in Suffolk for young people with both learning disabilities and mental health problems.
13 Jun 2012
Norfolk-based singing group are being presented with a prestigious award in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics.
08 Jun 2012
To celebrate National Volunteers Week Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have found a unique use for their Chief Executive by putting him to work on a ward!
06 Jun 2012
A mental health Trust in Norfolk and Suffolk is on the look out for new volunteers as it celebrates National Volunteer Week.
30 May 2012
Mental health nurses in Norfolk are to swap roles with nurses in acute hospitals to help both sets of professionals improve their all-round skills.
25 May 2012
Mental health trust, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, has appointed a new non executive director based in Suffolk.
17 May 2012
A mental health Trust that provides services in Norfolk and Suffolk is today <17 May> showing its support for lesbian, gay and bisexual rights by supporting International Day of Action against Homophobia (IDAHO).
16 May 2012
A television celebrity will be the star of a recovery festival being held in Norwich to celebrate the support available for people with addiction.
16 May 2012
A ‘Carers’ Forum’ is to be held on 25 May in Lowestoft, following the success of a similar event especially for carers held last year.
15 May 2012
A new three year strategy to enhance, develop and support learning disability and mental health nursing in Norfolk and Suffolk is set to be launched at a special event in Diss on Friday, 11 May.
08 May 2012
An art exhibition, which showcases work inspired by St Clement’s Hospital, Suffolk’s last Victorian asylum, will be on show in Ipswich from 22 May to 2 June 2012.
02 May 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has today (17 April) been awarded a £17.7m contract to provide an innovative new service designed to promote wellbeing and help people safeguard their mental health.
17 Apr 2012
The Trust will next week launch a new pilot youth service offering support, early detection and reaching out to marginalised groups for young people with complex mental health needs...
04 Apr 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has published four equality objectives for the coming year, ahead of the government timescale of April 2012.
28 Mar 2012
Members of the public are invited to an evening of art and drama being held this Thursday <22 March 2012> to celebrate the history of Suffolk’s last Victorian asylum as a new era for mental health is celebrated.
20 Mar 2012
People are urged to submit their entries for the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust awards as the nomination period starts to draw to a close.
16 Mar 2012
Members of the public are invited to an interactive evening this month to find out about Norfolk’s wellbeing services for young people.
15 Mar 2012
Events are being held across Norfolk and Suffolk to celebrate the launch of a new NHS Trust, while helping people achieve good wellbeing.
12 Mar 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is hosting the launch of new national campaign Triangle of Care, an initiative that emphasises the need for better involvement between health care staff, service users and their carers.
09 Mar 2012
Members of the public are invited to join in celebrations as a programme of events is launched to mark three months of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
05 Mar 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has today <1 March 2012> announced its aim to provide wellbeing services for children and adolescents, just one day after Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg declares a £22 million boost to do just that.
01 Mar 2012
Nominations for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s board of governors will close on Monday 5 March.
29 Feb 2012
Following feedback from service users, staff at a facility in Lothingland that provides care and treatment for people with a learning disability have been given a uniform.
28 Feb 2012
The Trust provides wellbeing, mental health, substance misuse and learning disability services in the two counties.
21 Feb 2012
In support of Eating Disorders Awareness Week <20-26 February 2012>, Suffolk’s community eating disorders team has vowed to help ‘break the silence’ surrounding the illnesses.
13 Feb 2012
Members of the public in are being asked to give their views to help develop a top website for Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health services.
10 Feb 2012
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has commenced the process for electing its new Board of Governors.
01 Feb 2012
A facility at Lothingland in Suffolk which provides care and treatment for young people with learning disabilities, some with mental health problems, has been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
31 Jan 2012
New NHS organisation Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is continuing its positive equality work by joining equality charity Stonewall as a diversity champion.
23 Jan 2012
A conference aimed at improving help and support for children and young people with mental health issues in Suffolk will take place in Suffolk this Thursday <19 January 2012>.
16 Jan 2012
A series of creative writing and drama workshops are being held to help mark the history of St Clement’s Hospital in Ipswich, Suffolk’s last Victorian asylum.
13 Jan 2012
A dedicated NHS worker becomes Suffolk’s own ‘super-man’ after winning gold at a commonwealth powerlifting event.
04 Jan 2012
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trusts Chair Maggie Wheeler has invited Chloe Smith MP to take a tour of their dementia intensive care unit (Hammerton Court) which is currently under construction and due to open in Spring 2012.
04 Nov 2011
Dedicated staff from Norfolk’s mental health Trust are to take part in an epic team triathlon tomorrow <15 October 2011> to raise money for two worthy children’s charities.
14 Oct 2011
The Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Trust is pleased that Monitor’s Board has reached the conclusion that the merger with Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust may proceed.
12 Oct 2011
The people of Norfolk are being asked to don their creative hats to help celebrate World Mental Health Day on Monday <10 October 2011>.
07 Oct 2011
A building project to create more efficient and patient-focused mental health services in West Norfolk has been completed.
02 Sep 2011
Norfolk’s mental health hospital has received an amazing donation of 27 bird tables after an appeal from a dedicated support worker.
08 Aug 2011
An NHS worker and dad of 3 has made the bold decision to run one half marathon a month until November to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.
05 Aug 2011
Norfolk’s mental health trust will be attending the third annual Norwich Pride, to show their commitment to equality and diversity in the county.
21 Jul 2011
The principle building work on Norfolk’s world-class Dementia Intensive Care Unit (DICU) is nearing completion as excitement builds towards the topping out ceremony.
14 Jul 2011
The ‘It’s time to talk. It’s Time to Change' roadshow is hitting the streets of Norwich on 9 July 2011, and is inviting local residents to come along to help get the country talking about mental health.
01 Jul 2011
In celebration of Dementia Awareness Week <3 - 9 July> Norfolk will be hosting the premiere of a poignant film to promote understanding of the condition.
29 Jun 2011
As Carers Week draws to a close, staff at Norfolk’s mental health trust have now officially ‘in the know’ about the needs of carers.
16 Jun 2011
A wellbeing day for young people is to be held on the 31st May from 10am-6pm in the Forum, Norwich. The event is free to attend and people can drop in at anytime throughout the day.
27 May 2011
The proposed merger with Suffolk Mental Health Partnership (SMHP) will be on the agenda when the Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust's board of directors meet in public in Lowestoft next Thursday (May 26, 2011).
19 May 2011
Members of the public are invited to a launch event to find out more about the volunteer service at Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
05 May 2011
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (NWMHFT) is pleased to announce the appointment of two non-executive directors; Deborah Cadman, OBE and Brian Parrott.
15 Apr 2011
A charity ball is being held in Norwich to raise funds for an under-threat project that helps young people with eating disorders.
13 Apr 2011
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust's board of governors will meet in public in Swaffham on April 6.
01 Apr 2011
Suffolk Mental Health Partnership Trust has today announced that Aidan Thomas will provide leadership of the Trust as Acting Interim Chief Executive from Monday 14 March 2011...
11 Mar 2011
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is looking for three new non-executive directors (NEDs) to offer challenge and support to the executive team.
17 Feb 2011
Norfolk’s mental health trust CEO Aidan Thomas has been appointed as Chief Executive Designate to lead the proposed merger between the Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trusts.
11 Feb 2011
A building project commenced this month across the west locality of Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
09 Feb 2011
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted in two categories of the 2011 Patient Safety awards; Communicating Patient Safety and Patient Safety in Mental Health.
24 Jan 2011
A ground breaking event to mark the beginning of the building works for a 36-bed Dementia Intensive Care Unit (DICU) was held on Monday 10th January at the Julian Hospital on Bowthorpe Road, Norwich.
10 Jan 2011
​Representatives from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are taking part in an event aimed at informing carers of their rights.
30 Dec 1899