Open Door Event – Added: 05/06/2019

CAMHS and all satellite services are hosting an Open Door Event on October 7th 2019 10am until 3pm.  The event is open to everyone and provides an opportunity for all services to showcase what they offer, give an overview of referral pathways and for further information to be gained.

CQC Inspection Results – Added: 12/03/2019

Following our CQC inspection that took place in September and November 2018 we are pleased to announce our Trust has received an overall rating of ‘Good’ our first ever ‘‘Outstanding’ under the domain of ‘caring’ in our CAMHS services.

Inspectors praised a number of areas including:

  • They found care planning to be individualised and regularly updated. They also found them to be holistic and recovery orientated
  • Staff were kind, compassionate and respectful and protected the dignity of people using services
  • Staff had a good understanding of the needs of patients in their community
  • Good leadership across the Trust from Board to front line managers and staff said they liked working for the Trust
  • Multidisciplinary teams worked well together and patients had access to specialist staff when required
  • They highlighted Experts by Experience, Thrive and MERIT partnership working as areas of outstanding practice

There are some areas for improvement highlighted including providing patients with information on medication, consistency of record keeping and the frequency of staff supervision and appraisals.
The table below shows the rating for each of the services that were inspected including our overall rating in each domain.

You can view the full CQC report here.

Ratings for Mental Health Services

CQC Rating