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Cheque this out – Fundraising for the St Aubyn Centre

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A cheque for an incredible £9,220.72 was presented by friends of Charlottle Cobbald (Charley’s Angels) to the St Aubyn Centre in Colchester on Wednesday 19 August 2015. Charlotte who sadly died in 2014 was treated at the St Aubyn Centre, a specialist mental health unit for children and young people aged up to 18 years…. Read more »

The PLACE to be for Dementia Care

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Results from the Patient-Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE) of healthcare organisations in England shows that North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) is amongst the top performing Trusts for dementia care and cleanliness. NEP scored 85.98 percent for dementia care which is above the national average of 74.51percent. For cleanliness, NEP scored… Read more »

Derwent Centre Car Park Closure 6 – 8 August 2015

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To all visitors to the Derwent Centre in Harlow, Please  note that the Derwent Centre car park will be closed from 5.00 pm on 6th August until 7.00 am on 8th August 2015, due to a crane being fitted in the car park on 7th August. This is to enable precast concrete stairs to be… Read more »

Degrees of Excellence

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More than 20 staff who were sponsored to study by North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) graduated from the University of Essex on 14 July 2015. 12 staff completed Foundation Degrees in Health Sciences, 4 completed work-based learning Nurse Training and 5 received first or second degrees. Since 2005 when the Nurse Training… Read more »

Quiz Night fundraising for the Derwent Centre

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Hot on the heels of the success from the Quiz Night earlier this year, the Friends of the Derwent Centre has organised another event which promises to be even bigger and better. The Friends of the Derwent Centre Quiz Night will be held on Friday 9 October at 7.30pm at the Great Parndon Community Centre,… Read more »

Top tips for coping with the heat

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NHS Choices have issued ‘Heatwave Be Prepared’ with lots of useful tips and advice for keeping cool   http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Summerhealth/Pages/Heatwave.aspx

Crisis Line Numbers are changing

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From midnight tonight (30th June 2015) the Crisis Line numbers for mental health in north Essex will change from 0845 to 0330. This will mean cheaper calls to the Crisis Line which is provided by North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP). The new numbers are: East (Colchester and Tendring): 0330 726 1800 Mid (Chelmsford, Maldon… Read more »

The Future Derwent Centre

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North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP), provider of specialist mental health and substance misuse services has released a final approved artist impression of the future Derwent Centre in Harlow. The Derwent Centre is undergoing a major refurbishment which will transform it into a state-of-the-art facility that will benefit patients and staff. The Derwent… Read more »

Support for victims of Nepal earthquake

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Following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal some weeks ago Dr. Chuda Karki, a retired consultant psychiatrist from north Essex and currently a Governor of the North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) was a member of a team of doctors who flew to Nepal to provide material aid and support the earthquake victims. Dr… Read more »

We’re your PALS

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15-19 June is Essex PALS Awareness Week and North Essex Partnership (NEP) is urging the public to use this service to raise concerns about the care it provides. PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) staff will be promoting PALS Awareness week within their sites with poster displays. Patients and their families as well as colleagues… Read more »