Hello Lovely Star Wards Member! Working on a CAMHS ward is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in healthcare. It’s also one of the most important, for how this work is put into action shapes in part the unique recovery journeys of the next generation, their breadth of life skills, and their perceptions about […]
It’s that time of year again: the days are getting shorter and colder, the queues are getting longer and your bank account has probably taken a bit of a bashing! One thing we’re sure hasn’t changed though is your constant busyness. And while others are looking forward to a break, you’re no doubt working a great deal over the next few weeks. We hope your rota allows for some rest and festivity amidst this busy time and the ward is starting to feel lovely and christmasy.
Developing our practice: working with survivors/victims of violence and abuse, particularly child sexual abuse. Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Trust (SABP) has been approved as one of the pilots for the Department of Health (DH), Mental Health Trusts Collaboration Project, launched in June 2006. This is an exciting and important opportunity in developing our […]
Welcome to the latest newsletter and a warm welcome to the new members of the network. We’re now in the happy position of having way too many new good practice examples for me to cram into 2 pages, even with crafty reduction of fonts, margins and pictures of orang-utans. So we’ve expanded to 3 […]
Welcome to the latest newsletter and a warm welcome to the new members of the network. I won’t go on and on about the survey again, to leave lots of space for this fortnight’s featured hospital – Huntercombe in Roehampton. This is an independent hospital and the first one we’ve written up. There are […]
Welcome to the latest newsletter and a warm welcome to the new members of the network. Interestingly, we’re getting increasing numbers of enquiries from learning disability wards, and we’d welcome you encouraging your learning disability (and elderly) colleagues to join the network. The big development this fortnight is the survey. And… yet another plea […]