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Army veteran praises Sussex perinatal support services and urges others to ‘have that first conversation’

An army veteran who suffered severe anxiety following the birth of both her children is now helping to train clinicians across Sussex to treat other people in her situation during Maternal Mental Health Awareness month.

Going green at Swandean

As part of our initiative to create a sustainable environment and support the wellbeing of people using our sites we have recently planted 80 trees on our Swandean site. With a hospital based here, community teams and our corporate headquarters we look forward to service users, families, carers and staff enjoying the trees as they grow. 

Heads On launches primary school mental health project

Local NHS mental health charity, Heads On, has teamed up with local artist, Amelie Collyer from the Art House Worthing and the Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust to launch a new project called Everyday Smiles, which aims to help young people recognise and celebrate what makes them smile.

GB MET and Sussex Partnership launch a Health and Care Academy

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) is proud to be working in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to educate and support the next generation of healthcare workers through a new Health and Care Academy. 

Paranoia therapy app SlowMo helps people “slow down” and manage their fears

A clinical trial has revealed that a new digitally supported therapy effectively supports people to manage paranoia to help them get on with life. 

Young people co-design website around mental health

Young people from across East Sussex, aged 12-20, have been involved in developing a brand-new website for Discovery College, in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

 ‘Autism Passport’ rolls out across Sussex

An ‘Autism Passport’ has launched in Sussex during Autism Awareness Week to support autistic people’s communication with services. The A5 passport and wallet-sized card have been co-produced in a collaboration with autistic people, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Sussex Police and other services. 

Sussex mental health staff celebrated at virtual awards ceremony

NHS staff providing mental health and learning disability services in Sussex and Hampshire were recognised for their exceptional work throughout Covid-19 at a special virtual awards ceremony last night (30 March 2021), joined by some famous faces lending their support.

New Chief Nurse appointed

Dr Jane Padmore has been appointed to the Board level position of Chief Nurse at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust with effect from 16th August 2021.

New dementia unit welcomes first patients

A newly refurbished dementia intensive care unit has opened its doors in Worthing after four years in the planning, specifically designed with the needs of people living with dementia and their families and carers in mind.