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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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!
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
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
I liken writing a blog to driving – you can study the Highway Code (or read articles on how to start a blog) for weeks, but not a lot can prepare you for the real thing. Blogs are popular for amateur and experienced writers to express their thoughts on things. They allow both the writer … Continue reading So you want to write a blog?
I had the pleasure of helping to set up a Learning Disabilities (LD) Transforming Care Together (TCT) event on Friday 3 February 2017. The event was designed to provide an opportunity for all of our LD clinicians to come together, get to know each other and share more about their individual services. Gareth Howells, Director … Continue reading Learning Disabilities colleagues ‘seize the day’