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09 September 2021
On World Suicide Prevention Day (Friday 10th September) Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust is calling on everyone to play their part in preventing suicide at every opportunity.
The Trust is asking staff, patients, service users, families, carers and members of the public to support the this year’s theme of ‘creating hope through action’ by making a pledge to help prevent suicide.
25 August 2021
A sports programme that supports people with mental health conditions using football and other physical activity to reduce social isolation, has won a top award for the second year in a row.
04 August 2021
With the cancellation of exams due to the Coronavirus pandemic and results being determined by teachers, receiving your results this year may be an especially stressful and anxious time.
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust is encouraging students to look after themselves and is sharing advice and guidance on how to help reduce anxiety ahead of results day.
30 July 2021
A nurse, who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and spearheaded effective infection prevention control measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been described as a ‘true ambassador for nursing, who should be cloned and put into every organisation.’
26 July 2021
The latest advice and guidance on visiting our buildings
20 July 2021
Hot, sandy, unstable terrain - a real test of endurance and strength.
That’s the challenge facing a serving member of the armed forces and a veteran, as they take on a huge challenge to help veterans with mental health difficulties.
Veteran Martin Shorey and Monty Byrne, who is still serving in the Armed Forces, will be trekking back and forth along a 29 mile stretch of Dorset coastline, from Sandbanks to Southbourne, continuously for 24 hours.
19 July 2021
On the day that government lifts the final national lockdown restrictions, we want to thank you for continuing to do your bit to keep our communities safe and stop the spread of Covid-19.
15 July 2021
England’s Chief Nurse has said that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules. This will apply in all AWP settings.
13 July 2021
AWP is on course to reduce its annual carbon emissions by 565 tonnes and make an annual saving of £243,000 on its energy costs.
30 June 2021
Mental health nurse Jane, who has been supporting people with serious mental illness for almost fifty years, shares her love of the NHS to celebrate the organisation's 73rd birthday.