Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) spent a staggering £6.9m transporting patients to Out of Area beds in 2019-20 because it doesn’t have enough of its own. That’s more than half a million pounds every month (page 16). NSFT had interest-bearing debts of £12.8 with Foundation Trust Financing Facility (FTFF) on 31st March 2020 […]
Demonstration at NSFT Annual General Meeting (AGM): Hat-trick of failure: Three strikes and you’re out!
Directors of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are saying that they believe that the mental health trust has failed its recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), even before the report is published. This would be the third inspection failure by the mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk. The situation is
Our campaign was founded in November 2013 by health professionals who were desperately worried about what they believed was an increase in preventable deaths at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) as a result of the ‘radical redesign’, which saw assertive outreach and homeless teams closed, link workers in GPs surgeries abolished, entire hospital wards closed, crisis
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has published its papers for the Board of Directors meeting on Thursday 22nd September 2016. The papers contain the Quality Report for the NSFT Board prepared by Michelle Allott, Deputy Director of Nursing at NSFT. The report states: Overall, the number of SIs over the past two years
David Powles of the Eastern Daily Press reports: Michael Scott, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust chief executive, pledged at yesterday’s AGM it had learned from its mistakes and promised that high quality, safe services would become ‘the norm not the exception’. However, his promises have been met with apprehension from mental health campaigners, who say
The BBC reports: Spending on sending Norfolk and Suffolk mental health patients outside the two counties has risen four-fold in a year, new figures show. The annual report for the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust says it spent £3.3m on placements outside the area in 2014-15 compared with £800,000 in 2013-14. It says this was
The Eastern Daily Press reports: A lack of beds and increased demand led to a four-fold increase in the cost of sending people with mental health problems outside of Norfolk and Suffolk in 2014/15. When a bed on a ward is not available for people who need it in the region they are sent elsewhere