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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 (Harlow, Epping Forest and Uttlesford): 0330 726… 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 »

NEP calls for more to become involved in research

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As one of the leading Research Trusts in the region, North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) will be joining in and supporting International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May. NEP is also promoting the national ‘OK to ask’ campaign which aims to encourage more patients or carers to ask about the research opportunities… Read more »

Employment Matters

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A free talk about employment matters has been organised by North Essex Partnership (NEP) which will be held on Wednesday 13 May 2015 in Harlow. The talk will be held in the Blue Room at the Latton Bush Centre, Southern way, harlow, CM18 7BL (from 2pm to 4pm). Phil Edwards, manager of Employ-Ability will talk… Read more »

Let’s talk about Autism and Ageing

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A talk about Autism and Ageing has been organised by North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) on Wednesday 13 May 2015. The talk will be held from 2pm to 4pm in the Grand Jury Room at Colchester Town Hall, High Street Colchester, CO1 1PJ. Everyone is welcome to attend. Steve Davies, Consultant Clinical… Read more »

Research into Dementia hits the headlines

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ThinkingFit, a pilot study which looked at the effects of physical activities, cognitive stimulation and social interaction on people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been published in the Occupational Therapy monthly magazine (OT News). The study which was led by clinicians at North Essex Partnership (NEP) with support from Essex County Council and Adult… Read more »

You are not alone with eating disorders

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Following the tragic death of a young woman who was reported to have taken diet pills bought from the internet, North Essex Partnership (NEP) is calling on young people to be aware of the help available to them. Doctors at NEP are urging young people not to put their lives at risk by taking diet… Read more »