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Meetings 2018

Mental Health & Wellbeing Forum 18 January 2018, 2.00-3.30pm, West Bridgford Library

At the meeting the following was discussed:

  • 2016-2018 Local Suicide Prevention Plan and how the Nottinghamshire County Council Public Health Manger was working with colleagues from Nottingham City Council and other partners to produce a strategy plan which was available to view via www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk
  • A review of the Dementia Pathway 
  • Discussion on Mental Health & Parity of Esteem title for the CCG website 
  • Overview from Let’s Live Well in Rushcliffe project link workers, their work linking with the Police Service and Homeless Organisations.
  • Discussion on the Green Book, a patient held wellness plan 
  • Feedback from Mental Health Awareness week 2017 and the event at Portland Leisure Centre, The Meadows, Nottingham. Members enjoyed being part of a bigger event and gained a lot of contacts with other organisations – happy to take part in a similar event in 2018

"Very informative meeting worth going to"
"Very informative relaxed/ yet structured environment"

As a result of the meeting:

A member who is a Carer raised a concern about when they were in crisis, specifically when the cared for person is unwell but refuses any treatment and the staff at the Crisis Centre cannot talk to Carers - where do they go for help? 


Meetings 2017

Mental Health & Wellbeing Forum 10 October 2017, 2.00 – 3.30pm, West Bridgford Library

Sue Knowles gave feedback from the Mental Health Commissioning Group. Senior Service Improvement Manager Liz Harris gave a presentation on the Social Prescribing model in Rushcliffe and Richard Sample gave an updated on the Rushcliffe Coproduction Project.

Items discussed included Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 and Information Sharing and attendees were given an opportunity to talk about any health issues or concerns.

Unwind with Words

The Mental Health & Well-being Forum supported the re-establishment of Unwind with Words project, giving the opportunity for people to take time to relax and explore the joys of words through stories poems and conversation.

During the year our Health Development Worker worked in partnership with the Rushcliffe Notts County Council  Co-production worker , chairman and  members of the Rushcliffe Mental Health Carers Group to assist them put a funding bid into Rushcliffe Healthy Lives Healthy Futures Fund

The group were successful in gaining £1800 and have been delivering:

Good Health 4 Mental Health 5 Steps to Wellbeing Workshops activities have included Health Information sessions and the first Mindfulness walk using meditation into wellbeing sound track  in West Bridgford park with more to follow