Mental health services that are available in the community to support people with severe mental illness are improving.
We are developing a new way of working and modernising community mental health services for adults and older adults, taking into account the particular needs of our four places (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton).
There is more information about this transformation and how to get involved below.
If you have any questions or would like to help please contact us.
- We have published the March issue of our newsletter
- We have an online event on 21 March, 9-11am, see the events tab below for more information
- Asking for your help to promote involvement in the transformation - download our general poster and poster for service users and carers to help share these opportunities
- We held an event on 28 February which was open to all - we'll share information about this in our next newsletter
- Community mental health transformation leaflet
- Community mental heath transformation poster - get involved
- Community mental heath transformation poster - get involved (specific for service users)
- Community mental health FAQ - this is being updated and will be available soon (March 2023)
NHS England: Community mental health services
NHS England: The NHS Community Mental Health Transformation YouTube Video
NHS England: Community Mental Health Implementer Learnings
Rethink charity: Webinar: Community mental health transformation – troubleshooting your issues
Rethink charity: Thinking differently: A ‘first steps’ guide for transforming community mental health
Upcoming public events
Following our face-to-face event on 28 February, we are holding an online event on 21 March from 9am – 11am. This event will give you an opportunity to discover how we are transforming community mental health services in Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Walsall, and Dudley.You will also learn about what we aim to achieve, what we have achieved so far and how you can get involved to help shape your community mental health services. To attend this event, please register for a ticket here. View the poster here.
- There are fortnightly meetings (Zoom) on Tuesday afternoons, 5-6pm for young people who would like to contribute to making postiive change in mental health services - view the invitation and contact Louise Glover if you would like to join firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous public events
- We held an event for anyone interested in learning more about community mental health transformation and how to get involved on 28 February - details of this will be in our March newsletter
Previous stakeholder events
If you are a member of staff working for Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust you can also access information and resources on the staff intranet here.