Rotherham Walk In Centre Services Change from 6th July 2017
From the 6th July 2017, the Walk In Centre Service at Rotherham Community Health Centre will no longer be provided. The Walk-In Centre Team will join the Emergency Department at the new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre at Rotherham Hospital.
30 June 2017
Rotherham Public Health Team are offering support and advice.
Rotherham's Public Health team are able to offer free support and advice about workplace health issues. This service is available to organisations of all sizes and from any sector. The service includes:- * Support around all health and work related issues including Leadership, Health and Safety, Mental Health, Sickness absence and Wellbeing at work. * A signposting service to various support organisations including Stop Smoking, Lifeline Alcohol Services, Mental Health First Aid Training and access to a number of physical activities and links. * Access to free training sessions linked to health at work.
28 April 2017
We want to know what you think about the Education Health and Care Plan process
Rotherham SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service) Children and young people, families and practitioners across Rotherham are being asked to take part in a national pilot looking at the impact of parts of the new special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms. Rotherham Local Authority is one of the 74 councils in England selected for the programme, they will be part of a piece of work to measure the difference that the newly introduced Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and personal budgets have made to the lives of children and young people with SEND.
13 October 2015
RMBC Consultation on proposals to change the way drug and alcohol recovery services are commissioned.
Rotherham Public Health are undertaking a consultation exercise to seek views on proposals to make changes to the way in which they commission and procure Recovery Services in primary care (GP) for alcohol and drug users. RMBCs budget savings exercise from summer 2014 sought to deliver 25% from the drugs and alcohol public health programme area. This equates to £1 million. A whole system review was undertaken to establish what risks this would present and how those risks could be mitigated.
7 September 2015
Mental Health Consultation in Rotherham
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) are holding an event on Thursday 27th August at Swallownest Court Mental Health Unit, to involve local people in plans to transform adult mental health services across the borough.
14 August 2015
Testing the new emergency centre - volunteers needed
This is an incredibly important and ground breaking development, and will be more than a new building. Changes include how staff and systems will work in order to give a better and more responsive patient experience. Rotherham Hospital are now ready to start testing how these new systems will work in practice and need your help, and that of local organisations for the next stage.
12 August 2015
New website launched to help mental health issues
A new website has been launched which will help young people deal with emotional health and well being issues. "My Mind Matters" website offers advice and guidance to young people, their parents and carers and those who work with young people on emotional health and well being issues. The website has been set up by Rotherham Council and NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group with help from young people, will help the borough's younger residents and their families access information, advice and support, on emotional health and well being issues.
This supports the Council's vision for the children and young people of Rotherham to have the best possible emotional health and well being and helps to promote positive mental health and to build social and emotional resilience. It also...
11 August 2015
Getting hospital discharge right would stop suffering and save millions of pounds.
Healthwatch England have launched "Safely Home; What happens when people leave hospitals and care settings?" it brings together 3,230 stories gathered by 101 Healthwatch from across the country, revealing the human and financial cost of getting the discharge process wrong.
21 July 2015
Rotherham health services should improve the way they work together to protect children, finds regulator
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has reviewed how effectively health services in Rotherham are protecting children and young people from abuse and neglect. The regulator's dedicated child safeguarding team assessed acute and community healthcare services in February and has today ( Tuesday 14th July 2015) published its findings.
20 July 2015
Chief Inspector of Hospitals rates the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement.
England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission. Inspectors found that the trust provided services that were caring, but that the trust required improvement for providing safe, effective, responsive and well led care. The team of inspectors and specialists including doctors, nurses, managers and experts by experience visited Rotherham Hospital and community healthcare services provided by the trust over four days during February 2015. A further unannounced inspection of Rotherham Hospital took place in March 2015.
20 July 2015
Young Healthwatch Ambassador shortlisted for national award
Rebecca Parkin, a Healthwatch Rotherham Young Ambassador is shortlisted in the National Diversity Awards 2015. The National Diversity Awards celebrates the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in todays society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work. The National Diversity Awards will be held at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral on September 18th 2015. Good Luck Rebecca!
20 July 2015
Hear my voice this Learning Disabilities Week
Jennifer Turedi has joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as lead nurse for Learning Disabilities. As part of her role Jennifer will work closely with teams on hospital wards, in clinics and in other healthcare settings to give advice, information and support to those with learning disabilities, their carers and families.
17 June 2015