News and views

Introduction 

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.

If you would like to contact the Media and Communications Team please email: communications@southernhealth.nhs.uk  

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 
Please note: This number is only for use, between the hours of 5pm and 9am.

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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  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight system makes urgent plea to communities amid significant pressures

    A joint release from partners within the HIOW system amid significant pressures

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  • Children and Family Services nurses gather hundreds of Christmas goodies for local families

    Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust health visitors and community nursery nurses in Rushmoor rallied together to encourage Christmas donations for vulnerable families.

    The north Hampshire-based nurses started a social media campaign for a special collection after health visitor Rebecca Lobb dropped off her fortnightly food and hygiene products to the Community Grub Hub, located just outside NHS offices in Aldershot.

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  • Annual patient survey results help improve mental health care

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  • Gold again for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Health Visiting

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  • New NHS gambling service launches to to support local people affected by harmful gambling

    A brand-new specialist gambling service in Southampton is being launched by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust to offer treatment and support for people affected by harmful gambling.

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  • Extended X-Ray opening times at Petersfield Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre

    opening times have extended to meet demand at Petersfield Hospital's UTC

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  • Practical tips to look after your Mental Wellbeing this Winter

    The winter months can be a challenging time for many of us and our mental health. Shorter days resulting in less light, cold and sometimes extreme weather can influence our mood and make it difficult to go about our daily lives.

    Dr Steve Tomkins, Chief Medical Officer for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, shares a few practical tips that you can do to help support your mental wellbeing.

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  • Celebrating AHPs- our unique workforce

    What happens in the NHS if you aren’t a doctor, nurse, or part of corporate services? Well, you are more than likely part of the third largest workforce in the NHS, an Allied Health Professional. Allied Health Professionals or AHPs, are ‘professionally autonomous professionals’* who provide care to assess, treat, diagnose, and discharge patients across social care, housing, education and independent and voluntary sectors. Ever wondered who teaches you how to walk after an accident, or who trains you to talk after a stroke? — It’s these guys!

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  • italk receives funding boost for employment advisors

    italk receives £300k employment boost for people receiving mental health support in Hampshire

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  • Black History Month

    October is national Black History Month, each year the Trust uses this month to celebrate achievements from people with ethnic minority backgrounds and importantly help raise awareness of inequalities some communities may face. This year we have chosen to focus on the theme of Health and Wellness.

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