News and views


Welcome to the News and Views hub. Here you will find the latest news from across Southern Health, links to our social media and blogs from our staff on key health related topics. 

To find out more or to contact the Communications Team please e-mail us

Please note we are available for enquiries from journalists and members of the media from Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

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Our inbox is constantly monitored during working hours (9am – 5pm weekdays) and we will respond to you as quickly as possible. If you need to contact the team out of hours you can call: 07017029238 
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We ask that Journalists and members of the media contact the Media Team in the first instance and do not approach our front line staff directly.  

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Mental health reporting
Journalists looking for information on the most appropriate ways of reporting emotional crises or mental health issues - including suicide - may like to refer to the guidelines by the Samaritans which are supported by most media organisations and professional bodies.

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  • Nominations to become a Public Governor of Southern Health are now open!

    Make a difference to healthcare in your area, become a Southern Health Governor! Find out more on this page...nominations open until 2 May 2024

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  • Psychiatry Summer School 2024

    The Trust is hosting a Psychiatry Summer School for lower sixth form students from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight from Wednesday 24 July to Friday 26 July 2024. - click here to find out more and to download an application form!

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  • National Unsung Heroes – Congratulations to those nominated

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  • Isle of Wight Community, Mental Health and Learning Disability Services now available on Trust website

    Services have transferred to Southern Health, ahead of coming together to form the new Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Healthcare Trust later in the year.

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  • Inspiring inclusive leadership: Four women share their voice

    Insights, advice, and four top tips to a successful career to mark International Women’s Day.

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  • Young carers across Hampshire demand a fair future

    Young carers in Hampshire are calling for a fair future and demanding more support from local and national government today, 13 March, on Young Carers Action Day. As a Trust, we are continuously striving to work more effectively in partnership with carers and families and this extends to young carers

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  • Turning dreams into reality

    Jordan was unhappy in her job, which was impacting negatively on her mental health. She was referred to our East Community Health team in Southampton for mental health support. This was when Jordan accessed the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) service.

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  • Junior doctors set to strike for five days

    Junior doctors will be on strike from 7am on Saturday 24 February to 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February (6.59am on 29 February for the HCSA members only).

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  • Welcome Hampshire CAMHS

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  • Southern Health celebrate Staff Conference

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