About Wessex AHSN
Centre for Implementation Science
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AdviSeME Prize - Competition to find a transformative medical product
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Precision Cancer Medicine: Forefront Technologies at the Clinical Interface, 14th September 2017
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Good mental health is fundamental to our general health and well-being. Experiencing poor mental health can cause distress and major disruption to an individual, their family and friends. Estimates also suggest that the cost of mental ill-health to the UK economy is £70–100 billion pounds per year (Mental Health Foundation, 2016). However, there are opportunities to improve outcomes for people experiencing mental health difficulties by investing in prevention and early intervention.
This programme brings together a variety of expertise including commissioners, clinicians, service users and their families to share and shape best practice.
This year our programme is concentrating on supporting the crisis pathway in the following areas:
Registration is now open for A Joint Healthcare Conferences UK and MINDSet Event 'Using Quality Improvement Approaches to Improve Care Pathways in Mental Health' on Monday 30th October 2017. Click here for more information.
SIM (Serenity Integrated Mentoring) is an award-winning mentoring programme for service users struggling to cope with highly intensive patterns of behaviour. Developed since 2013, Isle of Wight CCG commissioned the UK’s first SIM officer in July 2...
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What is psychosis?Psychosis can occur at times of high stress when there may be heightened worry, anxiety and depression. Symptoms can include hearing voices, seeing, feeling or tasting things that others cannot, holding unshared beliefs or experi...
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Programme Manager, Mental Health
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Public Health England
Wessex Life Science Cluster
Solent NHS Trust
Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust
SIM bags award and high commendation at HSJ Patient Safety Awards A pioneering project, which integrates mental health care and policing on the Isle of Wight, has tonight - Tuesday, 4th July – scooped an award and...
Highlights from the 2016-17 Annual Review
NHS England: Mental health services standards in 2015/16
Dept of Health: Mental health services; achieving better access by 2020
Mental Health programme impact flashcard 2016-17
What is psychosis?Psychosis can occur at times of high stress when there may be heightened worry, anxiety and depression. Symptoms can include hearing voices, seeing, feeling or tasting things that...Read more >