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29 Jan 2020

Community Transformation Event - 6th February 2020


6th February 2020 VCS Event

Herefordshire Community Transformation Project

Community Sector views are being sought on improving wellbeing and mental health and supporting people with a mental health condition. 

We are looking to understand the continuum of service in Herefordshire and consider how we can ensure what we offer makes sense for people who might use them and identify any possible gaps.

 

SENT ON BEHALF OF LES TREWIN, OPERATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR

Dear Colleague,

You may be aware that Herefordshire and Worcestershire STP have been successful in a bid to secure additional funding to improve patient Mental Health care across both counties. The bid focussed on closing the gap between primary and secondary mental health provision with the aim of providing fully integrated services that protects patients from falling between services. The aim will be to introduce a model that provides integrated services, working with partners to address the physical and mental health needs of the community primary care network populations. By transforming community mental health services into a primary care facing neighbourhood-level service, bridging the current gaps in provision and ensuring a consistent presence in practices and PCN’s, services could switch to a population health approach.

 

We would like to invite you to a co-facilitated workshop (Healthwatch and Herefordshire Health and Care) to consider what the voluntary sector provides to support people with their wellbeing and improving their mental health and supporting people with a mental health condition.  We are looking to understand the continuum of service in Herefordshire and consider how we can ensure what we offer makes sense for people who might use them and identify any possible gaps.

 

The VCS Event will take place on the 6th February,  The venue will Hedley Lodge, Belmont, Hereford, HR2 9RZ.  In order to allow for traffic conditions and travelling through the City,  the start time will now be 9.00am for a 9.30am start to finish at 12.30pm.   Please confirm your attendance by contacting: -

Belinda Lewis

PA to Les Trewin  - Service Director (Herefordshire)

Herefordshire Mental Health and Learning Disability Services

Telephone: 01432 842222 Email: belinda.lewis@nhs.net    Website: www.ghc.nhs.uk 

hvoss is key to support the development of these proposals and will provide further updates as plans progress during 2020.

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