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18 Feb
2019

January’s Exceptional People Award goes to Emily Leake

The emergency nurse practitioner was selected as the first winner of 2019.

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18 Feb
2019

Cannabis smoking in teenage years linked to adulthood depression

Smoking cannabis as a teenager could increase the risk of depression in adulthood by 37 per cent, a study led by Professor Andrea Cipriani revealed. The professor, pictured, who is an honorary consultant psychiatrist and associate director in research and development at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, carried out the ground-breaking research in his role … Read more

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18 Feb
2019

Oxford Health Charity backs first Youth in Mind conference

Oxford Health Charity is backing Oxfordshire’s inaugural Youth in Mind conference next month – a special event catering for anyone working with children and young people in the county. Billed as the only event of its kind giving a comprehensive picture of the NHS, council and third sector services for young people, the day will … Read more

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14 Feb
2019

Oxfordshire County Council mental health funding cut

Thank you to everyone who has supported the trust and Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership as we faced the prospect of £1.6m funding cuts to our Oxfordshire mental health budget. We have been inspired by the support and dedication of all our colleagues and partners who voiced their concerns about the impact of the proposed budget … Read more

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11 Feb
2019

Today’s young people, tomorrow’s health professionals – join our careers advice fair

Caring young people with drive, ambition and a passion for making a difference to people’s lives are being invited to attend a unique careers advice fair in Oxford next month. More than 6,000 people come to work at Oxford Health every day providing physical, mental health and social care across the Thames Valley and beyond. … Read more

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11 Feb
2019

Making a difference at community hospitals through the power of art

Patients at community hospitals throughout Oxfordshire will soon be able to enjoy the restorative power of the arts to make them feel better. Oxford Health Charity, which fundraises to support and enhance services across Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, is rolling out a Creating with Care (CWC) programme at more community hospital wards in Wallingford, … Read more

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7 Feb
2019

Community dental team bringing back smiles to people with a special need

Adults and children with a range of physical and mental health conditions can receive specialist dental help thanks to the Oxfordshire Community Dental Service. Run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, the team at OCDS provides specialist dental care to a wide range of patients unable to receive care from a general dental practitioner, but who … Read more

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7 Feb
2019

Pilot aims to cut waiting times for children by 2021

Pilot to cut waiting times for children with mental health conditions by 2021 25 additional staff to support core Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Video conferencing consultation and online information for children and young people with low level symptoms of low mood, anxiety and stress, and their families Mental health support teams in schools … Read more

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6 Feb
2019

Witney Community Hospital Extension

A new extension at Witney Community Hospital is being built to create a more comfortable environment for people visiting the minor injuries unit, X-ray and outpatients departments. A new 24-seat waiting area is being constructed in a single-storey extension on hospital land attached to the X-ray department. It means people waiting for X-rays and outpatient … Read more

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4 Feb
2019

Start a conversation about mental health on Time to Talk day

Mental health is one of the leading causes of ill-health worldwide. Yet many of us are too afraid to talk about it.

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