ⓘ Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


ⓘ Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

The Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services to the people of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex. The Trust also provide some community services in Hampshire for children and young people with mental health problem. They work in partnership with those who use their services, with their staff, with NHS and social care agencies and with the voluntary sector.

The Foundation was established in Sussex partnership NHS trust in April 2006 and became a Foundation NHS trust teaching position in August 2008.

In 2013 the trust to create a joint venture with care UK to buy a 32-bedded rehabilitation centre in Gosport, and to create a 24-bed self-contained housing this year.

The trust was previously awarded as one of the three major trusts in South East coast region who are in the fight for new business, the rest of Kent and Medway NHS and social care partnership trust and Surrey and borders partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

In December 2014, the trust halted a planned admission in Langley Green hospital in Crawley after the quality of medical care the audit Commission in February 2014 she does not meet any of the standards it uses to assess the effectiveness.

After a routine inspection of trust services in January 2015, CQC and said he was satisfied with the progress made to improve services in Langley Green. During the partnership Sussex was estimated tempera as the trust requires improvement.

The report tempera published on 23 January 2018, the trust was judged assessed as good overall. He was recognized as outstanding for being caring and good to be safe, efficient, flexible and well led. In tempera noted:

  • "Patients and carers all gave positive feedback about the care they received. They said they were involved in decisions about their care and that staff considered their well-being and experiences as a patient, as well as their physical health needs".
  • A new senior leadership team which has brought an" invigorated and open approach to the direction of the trust and culture in which the staff worked. Staff were excited about the changes and empowered to make improvements to their services. They also felt valued and felt proud to work for the organisation”.
  • Outstanding’ examples of practice such as clinical leadership and service user involvement at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley, a focus on improving the safety of older people in hospital in Hove, physical health care support for people using mental health services in Brighton, a mental health drop-in clinic for young people in Hastings, and a suicide awareness campaign for young people in Hampshire.

In response to his recruitment campaign of nurses, the trust attracted more than 100 new employees to come and work within their services.

In July 2017, the trust published a study that showed people who use services for mental health in East Surrey and Sussex have a life expectancy which is 20 years less than the General population. The study also showed people who use services for mental health comprise about 7% of the local population still represents 20% of the total&mount e presence, an issue which says trust stresses the need to invest in and improve mental health crisis care.

In December 2017, employees Trust published a study on colleges of the restoration in the journal of mental health, which showed:

  • Students used mental health services less after attending courses.
  • Students who attended Recovery College were less likely to need to be admitted to hospital, or treated under Section, and had fewer contacts with community mental health professionals.
  • The reduction in mental health services needed by students who registered for Sussex Recovery College Courses equated to a saving of around £1.200 for the NHS per student per year.

College recovery Sussex is a joint project between Sussex partnership NHS trust, housing Association Southdown and local NGOs in East and West Sussex and Brighton and Hove. Courses jointly developed and co - people with experience of mental illness and mental health.

The trust has been criticized for failing to prevent the killing of psychiatric patients under its care. In October 2016, the trust published an independent review, commissioned jointly with NHS England to consider homicides involving patients who have their services

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