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Joint press release from Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

The Boards of the three trusts within the Transforming Care Together (TCT) partnership* have agreed, after careful consideration, that the integration of the three trusts into one organisation will now not happen.The three Boards have been spending time reviewing the proposals in light of a number of issues arising, which needed to be addressed in … Continue reading Joint press release from Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Partnership News: January edition

The latest issue of Partnership News, our Transforming Care Together (TCT) newsletter is out now. The newsletter can be shared with: staff; service users; carers; families; members; governors; members of the public; and other people who are interested in the work we are doing. In this issue we share an update on: our partnership journey; … Continue reading Partnership News: January edition

Mental health service users and carers: can you help us?

If you have experience of mental health issues or caring for someone with mental health issues we would like to talk to you about how we can develop a set of shared 'commitments' between service users and staff, and to get ideas about how our mental health services should be named.

Partnership News: December issue

We have recently refreshed our Transforming Care Together (TCT) newsletter: Partnership News, and our new issue is out now. The newsletter can be shared with: staff; service users; carers; families; members; governors; members of the public; and other people who are interested in the work we are doing.

INVITATION – mental health engagement event – 1 November

On 2 August 2017 we held our first Transforming Care Together (TCT) mental health engagement event in West Bromwich. We invited along interested service users, carers, families, governors, staff, members, stakeholders and members of the public to hear an update on our partnership and the work we are doing to develop our mental health services … Continue reading INVITATION – mental health engagement event – 1 November

Updated TCT documents available

We have listened to your feedback about the documents we are producing to share information about Transforming Care Together (TCT). Many of you said that you would like a brief overview leaflet that helps get across the key points about our partnership so we have created the Transforming Care Together at a glance leaflet (two page … Continue reading Updated TCT documents available

Developing our vision and values

On Thursday 13 July, staff from across the three trusts – Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC), Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCP) and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (DWMH) – were invited to a vision and values event where they could shape the ethos of the new organisation that … Continue reading Developing our vision and values

The shortlist: a new name for our integrated organisation

When our organisations integrate on 1 October 2017 we will need a new name. As an NHS Foundation Trust there are national guidelines that we need to adhere to and we wrote about this in earlier blog post here. Thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions for our new name. We had 165! We … Continue reading The shortlist: a new name for our integrated organisation

Want to know more about TCT? Drop-in and chat.

We understand you may have questions about our TCT partnership so we have organised a series of drop-in events for service users, carers, families, trust members, members of the public and staff during August 2017. You don’t need to book a place, just pop along for a chat. There is more information below and in the … Continue reading Want to know more about TCT? Drop-in and chat.

Event invitation: mental health, learning disabilities and children’s services’ events!

On 1 October 2017, our three organisations: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC); Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCP); Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (DWMH) plan to integrate into one organisation, subject to approval by our regulator, NHS Improvement. Our partnership is called Transforming Care Together (TCT), although in October … Continue reading Event invitation: mental health, learning disabilities and children’s services’ events!

Drop-in events for service users, members of the public and staff

Would you like to know more about Transforming Care Together? Do you have a question about what TCT may mean for you? ‘Transforming Care Together’ (TCT) is the name for an exciting initiative which combines Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS … Continue reading Drop-in events for service users, members of the public and staff

Help us create a name for our evolving organisation

The Transforming Care Together initiative (partnership working between Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) is intended to bring the three trusts together into a single, integrated organisation. Consequently we will need a new name for that organisation. The new name … Continue reading Help us create a name for our evolving organisation