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Help in a crisis

Please note that the following numbers are for use in an emergency only. This service is predominantly for service users currently in our care, their families and carers. If you are not currently in our care you can either contact your GP, go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

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Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

Please visit our get in touch section if your enquiry is not urgent.

 

Contacting our Crisis Teams

If you are in Gloucestershire, please call:  0800 1690398

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When calling, please choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest 
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

If you are in Herefordshire, please call: 01432 364046

 

Is this the first time you have needed help for a mental health crisis?

If you, a friend, or a relative is experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment or advice during office hours, then you should contact your GP.

Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

NHS Choices

If you don’t have a GP, use the NHS Choices service search to locate the nearest one to you.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?

If so, there are some people that can help you immediately.

Call free on 116 123

If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Call free on 0800 11 11

If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

Call 0808 816 0606

A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.

Calling all Nurses, Medics, AHPs, Social Workers, Nursing and Clinical Assistants. Our Council of Governors is the ‘voice’ of local people and staff, and helps set the direction for the future of local mental health services, based on our members’ views.

The Council of Governors also holds our Non-Executive Directors to account for the performance of the Trust Board. Members of the Trust in each area elect two Governors to make sure their views are represented in the Trust’s business and strategic plans.

This is your opportunity to get involved as a Staff Governor and to make your voice count.

Nominations are now open for the following Governor positions:

Public Governors
Cotswolds District1 post
Tewkesbury Borough1 post
Staff Governors
Clinical and Social Care and Support2 posts
Medical and Nursing2 posts

How to apply

Further information and a nomination form is available at:

Online:   www.ersvotes.com/2gether2017
Telephone:  020 8889 9203
Email:   ftnominationenquiries@electoralreform.co.uk
Post:  ERS, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW

If you would like further information on the role of Governor please contact Anna Hilditch on 01452 894165 or email anna.hilditch@nhs.net

Deadline for completed nomination forms is 5pm on Monday 30th October 2017.

 

Nominations are now open for the following Governor positions:

Public Governors
Cotswolds District1 post
Tewkesbury Borough1 post
Staff Governors
Clinical and Social Care and Support2 posts
Medical and Nursing2 posts

How to apply

Further information and a nomination form is available at:

Online:   www.ersvotes.com/2gether2017
Telephone:  020 8889 9203
Email:   ftnominationenquiries@electoralreform.co.uk
Post:  ERS, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW

If you would like further information on the role of Governor please contact Anna Hilditch on 01452 894165 or email anna.hilditch@nhs.net

Deadline for completed nomination forms is 5pm on Monday 30th October 2017.

Notice of Election

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