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Make the grade with a rewarding career in mental health
5 August 2022
With exam results just around the corner, many students and young people will be reflecting on their results and career choices over the next few weeks.
August is for allotments, achievements and taking action to boost wellbeing
28 July 2022
Warm weather and longer days provide the perfect opportunity to spend more time outside this August, helping to improve our mental health and wellbeing.
BNSSG partners shortlisted for HSJ Patient Safety awards
1 July 2022
Congratulations to BrisDoc and all Healthier Together partners involved in the System Clinical Assessment Service, which has been shortlisted for a national HSJ Patient Safety Award under the category ‘Best Use of Integrated Care and Partnership Working’.
AWP wins Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award
23 June 2022
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is delighted to have achieved the Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award, showing its commitment to supporting the armed forces community.
AWP Annual Awards 2022
20 May 2022
Excellence and outstanding care have been recognised across Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust, as staff came together for the AWP Annual Awards presented by actor and comedian, Bill Bailey.
NHS and Indeed to host Bristol Recruitment Event
19 May 2022
Health and care teams across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are working with NHS England and the global job site Indeed to host an event for people interested in becoming NHS healthcare support workers.
Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW)
9 May 2022
Join us in raising awareness of mental health and help us to challenge misconceptions about serious mental illness. Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) was started 21 years ago by The Mental Health Foundation and is an annual opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health - it is now one of the biggest awareness weeks both across the UK and globally.
Don’t get distressed, learn how to manage your stress
14 April 2022
Difficulty sleeping, being irritable, feeling overwhelmed and avoiding things or people you are having problems with – just some of the signs you could be experiencing stress. April is Stress Awareness Month and we are encouraging people to find out more about how stress can impact on their health and wellbeing and how they can take steps to manage it.
Virtual appointments update
11 March 2022
The way that we hold our virtual appointments is changing a little bit
Innovation and lived experience is helping people with eating disorders
25 February 2022
We are amongst the first mental health trusts in the South West to employ Peer Support Workers to help people experiencing eating disorders in the community. The Trust is also working on research to increase our understanding of eating disorders as well as being part of the team developing an app to support people living with eating disorders.
Mental Health Nurses - let us celebrate the unsung heroes of the NHS!
21 February 2022
We are highlighting the vital role that Mental Health Nurses play in supporting patients and service users with a range of serious mental health conditions