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. 

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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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  • Trust awarded second star accreditation for Carers Trust's Triangle of Care programme

    Southern Health NHS Foundation is delighted to announce it has achieved star 2 as part of the Triangle of Care accreditation process through the Carers Trust, for its work with families and carers of patients experiencing mental health illnesses.

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  • It's Learning Disability Week!

    Welcome to this year's Learning Disability Week (19 - 25 June 2023) - which is all about busting myths about living life with a learning disability.

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  • Mental health service expands in Southampton offering a beacon of light for people in times of crisis

    Due to success and feedback from local people, a second Lighthouse location has opened in Bitterne providing a vital layer of support in partnership with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Solent Mind.

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  • Local NHS Community Health Trust and emergency services win national award

    Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with South Central Ambulance Service and Hampshire Hospitals Trust have won a prestigious Skills for Health Our Health Heroes Award.

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  • Hospital to home service supports older people to leave hospital and reduces re-admission

    Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust have partnered with Age Concern Hampshire to run a Hospital to Home service helping prepare patients to return to their home after a stay in hospital. The service also helps older people to be cared for at home to reduce their hospital stay, create beds for those who urgently need them and can prevent hospital re-admission.

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  • Southern Health appoints new Chief People Officer

    We would like to share and give a warm welcome to Satnam Sagoo who starts her role as Chief People Officer at the Trust. On joining the Trust, Satnam says: “I am delighted to be joining Southern Health at such a pivotal time and I'm looking forward to meeting and hearing from as many colleagues as possible in the coming weeks and months."

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  • Local radiographer celebrates 50 years’ NHS service at Lymington Hospital

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  • Public consultation and exhibitions announced for the new Health Hub in Bordon town centre

    Public consultation dates and times for the new Health Hub in Bordon

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  • Lights, camera, action - students work with local NHS to create compelling films addressing mental health issues

    Second year TV production students from Solent University, Southampton have been working with NHS staff and patients from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a set of videos focussing on raising awareness of mental health in time for Mental Health Awareness Week (15-21 May).

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  • Let’s talk about anxiety…

    It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (15-21 May) and this year’s theme is anxiety. To raise awareness of the week, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new podcast aimed at helping people manage their anxiety and encourage people to talk about their experiences.

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