In a Special Report for the Eastern Daily Press, Jessica Frank-Keyes writes: A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown. Experts fear the scale of the “fallout from the Covid-19 crisis” for young people […]
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) sent dishonest letters to hundreds of children and young people on waiting lists. NSFT claims that the dishonest discharge letters were a ‘mistake’ but refused to answer the BBC’s reasonable questions about what happened and what it is doing about put things right. We don’t even know what
Deaths Crisis: Daily Mail: High-flying law student died after becoming convinced she was being poisoned
Katie French of the Daily Mail reports: During the hearing, the court was told how Katrina was let down by a catalogue of errors by medical staff. It was revealed Katrina had raised the alarm with medics about her mental health but while her doctor urgently referred her for treatment – a youth service’s team
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EDP: Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust loses cash and UEA medical students amid training concerns
Tom Bristow of the Eastern Daily Press reports: The region’s mental health trust has been stripped of some medical students and funding amid concerns about the quality of its training. The Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) was being paid by Health Education England (HEE) to train 47 medical students from the University of East
The announcement of the new Director of Research is imminent. The favoured candidates are said to be involved with private hospitals, practice extensive ‘timeshifting’ and to enjoy astonishing salaries of between £150,000 and £250,000 per year from the NHS alone. Neither has a PhD. But both have defended the management of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS
Before the NHS mental health trusts in Norfolk and Suffolk merged, each had a medical director: After the ‘cost saving’ merger, the new medical management looked like this: The new structure looks like this: The cost of medical management has risen by nearly 50 per cent. NSFT’s income has fallen, mental health services have been
New Ways of Shirking: NSFT Director of Research wanted, no PhD or substantial publications required = £150,000 per year
Last year, members of our campaign witnessed an embarrassing presentation to the Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Board of Directors meeting at Swaffham during which the NSFT Deputy Medical Director with responsibility for research asked for money to ‘pump-prime’ NSFT’s research programmes. An NSFT Governor and member of our campaign asked how NSFT could