Support for staff who are carers

By |2020-07-23T16:57:12+01:00July 23rd, 2020|News|

Free online platform to support staff who are also carers working in the Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership. Mid and South Essex Health & Care Partnership is joining forces with national charity Carers UK to offer support to staff who are carers via an online platform that can be accessed 24/7. At [...]

Services will help people experiencing poor mental health to find and keep work

By |2020-07-03T14:12:00+01:00July 3rd, 2020|News|

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) and Employ-Ability have launched the Employment Retention Service in partnership with Essex County Council. It will run alongside the partnership’s established Employment Service that helps people receiving mental health support secure employment. Employment specialists help people set career goals, write CVs, prepare for interviews and build the confidence [...]

Ambulance service calls for responsible drinking

By |2020-07-03T14:05:48+01:00July 3rd, 2020|News|

East of England Ambulance Service are urging the public to show restraint, drink responsibly and remember social distancing on the first weekend that pubs and restaurants reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased. Increased staffing has been put on over the weekend (Saturday 4th July through to Monday 7th July), but bosses are hoping that this [...]

Patients and staff work together to create stunning graffiti angel

By |2020-06-18T11:02:36+01:00June 18th, 2020|News|

A huge graffiti angel has been created by staff and patients at a mental health unit run by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT). Patients and occupational therapists have worked together to create the three-metre tall installation to brighten up the outdoor space at Brockfield House in Runwell, Chelmsford. Patients from every ward were [...]

Hundreds of volunteers make a difference in mid and south Essex

By |2020-06-02T10:45:52+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|

This week is National Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June) an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Mid and south Essex is no exception and has a wealth of voluntary organisations and dedicated volunteers, regularly supporting their local communities. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has [...]

Local GP surgeries delivering gold-standard LGBT care

By |2020-05-31T14:11:06+01:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorised|

This Pride Month, 15 GP surgeries across three Essex districts have stepped up to meet the needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients, some among the first in the country to receive a special award. The GP practices in mid Essex, comprising Braintree District, Chelmsford City and Maldon District, have all received [...]

MSEFT takes big step in transformation of post-treatment care of patients recovering from cancer

By |2020-05-21T16:57:30+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|

Post-treatment cancer patients in mid and south Essex are to gain more control over their on-going care and support, thanks to a new remote digital monitoring platform. Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSEFT) has commissioned an innovative web portal that will allow patients to benefit from “personalised care packages” after they have been [...]

My Care Record

By |2020-05-12T14:32:56+01:00May 12th, 2020|News|

In the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, making sure that health and care professionals can access information across services is even more important. The My Care Record approach is currently being implemented across the East of England during this period of emergency. My Care Record is an approach to improving care by joining up health and care information. Wherever [...]