Southampton CAMHS are now accepting telephone self referrals from families

Ask for the duty clinician and that you wish to self refer your child/young person to the CAMHS Service. Phone: 0300 123 6661Read more

Government Carers Action Plan for England published

Carers UK welcome positive short term measures to support carers, but suggest it go further to recommend or deliver any additional financial support for carers.Read more

Carers Survey for users of Southampton University Hospitals

Used the services of any of the Southampton University Hopsitals recently? Your opportunity to tell them how it went. Closes Monday 13th August 2018Read more

Department for Education SEND May Newsletter

This newsletter covers Transfer of Statements to EHC plans, DfE consultation on elective home education, Supported internships in action, Education Select Committee SEND Enquiry, SEND School Workforce contract, and the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education.Read more

We are recruiting for volunteers

Carers in Southampton has vacancies for volunteers to help run event stalls, run support groups and support us with office admin.Read more

New funding for sports prosthetics for children with disabilities

The government has announced a further £1.5 million so that more children with disabilities can benefit from the latest sports prosthetics.Read more

Young Carers project moves to No Limits

No Limits are now delivering the Young Carers project in partnership with Southampton Mencap, a project for children and young people aged 8-18 who are affected by caring for an unwell or disabled family member.Read more

State of Caring Survey 2018

Each year Carers UK run the State of Caring Survey to help them show the reality of what it means to care for a family member or friend. They need your help to give them the evidence to support their campaigns and give them a real-time picture of what it’s like to be a carer in 2018. This is the most extensive survey into carers' experiences in the UK.Read more

Two-Day Mental Health First Aid Training Course

SimComm Academy Ltd are running an MHFA course in Southampton on Mon 16 and Tues 17 July 2018. The course helps people recognise the early warning signs of mental ill health and understand how they can support colleagues and friends.Read more

New Tourettes Support Group for Parents

The next meeting is being held at 2-4pm on Saturday 19 May in St James Park Community Room, SouthamptonRead more

Telehealth for dementia patients

New technology helps medical staff to improve the safety of at-risk dementia patients through camera-based non-contact monitoring of their vital signs.Read more

Recovery Space Campaign

Supported by 23 national organisations, Money and Mental Health are calling on the Government to extend the Breathing Space scheme to people in hospital for their mental health, or under the care of a crisis team in their local community. You can join their campaign.Read more