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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  • Strikes: An open message to the residents of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

    This news story features an open letter from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care System ahead of the consultant strikes in September.

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  • Local NHS workers recognised for outstanding patient care in community mental health and falls prevention.

    Local NHS healthcare workers, from Gosport and Basingstoke have been awarded a coveted national ‘Chief Nursing Officer Award’ for healthcare support workers.

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  • Find out more about your local NHS Trust at Southern Health’s Annual Members’ Meeting

    Residents across Hampshire are invited to join Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual Members Meeting on Tuesday 19 September 6pm – 8pm. All are welcome to attend.

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  • Suicide Prevention: Do you know where to go for help?

    This year World Suicide Prevention Day is on Sunday 10 September and we will be sharing videos of people with lived experience and publicising our Life Cards throughout September. One of our key aims focuses on sharing vital information regarding suicide prevention so people know where to go for help if they, or someone they know, is feeling suicidal.

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  • Junior Doctor BMA Strikes

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  • Hampshire nurse up for prestigious UK award for tackling potentially fatal infection in people with learning disabilities

    A nurse who identified a group of people with a learning disability with a potentially fatal infection has been shortlisted for one of the profession’s top accolades.

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  • Royal Society of Radiographers Strikes

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  • BMA Consultant Industrial Action

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  • ‘First of its kind’ eating disorder support to be created for young people in Hampshire

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  • BMA Junior Doctor Strikes

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