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.

List of Pages

  • The Trust recognised for supporting international nurses and allowing them to thrive

    The Trust has been awarded the NHS Pastoral Care Quality Award, by NHS England. This award recognises the Trust’s work in international recruitment and the physical and emotional support they provide to new staff joining the Trust from overseas.

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  • Alternative appointment choice – Patient Initiated Digital Mutual Aid System (PIDMAS)

    National announcement for scheme where patients waiting longer than 40 weeks could move to a different hospital to receive care sooner

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  • Local healthcare worker named Allied Health Professional of the Year

    Sue Norman, an advanced clinical practitioner working in the urgent community response team, has been shortlisted for a NHS England Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Award.

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  • Fundraising ramps up for skate project in Sierra Leone

    Cameron Duncan, who works at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, is the co-founder of BoardersNotBorders (BNB), a charity that uses the power of skateboarding to improve disadvantaged communities, including providing youth outreach, education programs, and dedicated social advocacy initiatives.

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  • World Mental Health Day 2023

    Celebrating World Mental Health Day 2023, sharing information and tips on looking after your mental health and supporting others with theirs.

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  • Proposals to change older people’s mental health services in Southampton: A message from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

    Details about our plans for Beaulieu Ward at the Western Community Hospital, Southampton

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  • Southern Health housing initiative featured on BBC

    Southern Heath's Step Out Pathway featured on BBC

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  • Junior Doctor, Consultant and Radiographer Strikes

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  • Trust launches Dialog+ pilot across key sites

    Trust launches Dialog+ pilot across key sites

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  • BMA Junior Doctor and Consultant Strikes

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