“Through the programme’s partnership delivery, our collaborative approach will be to transform local mental health services to ensure they are fully inclusive, accessible and responsive to the needs of local people.
“This programme involves a wide range of key stakeholders throughout Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, and we look forward to our ongoing collaboration to drive this transformation forward for the benefit of the local population.”
Jonathan O’Brien, Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust, and Programme Director for the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme
The following partners are working together on the transformation of adult community mental health in North Staffordshire:
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
VAST (on behalf of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector)
NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups
Stoke-on-Trent County Council
People with lived experience
The following podcasts have been produced providing more information on the transformation taking place in North Staffordshire. You can find individual links to the episodes below:
Community Mental Health Transformation Programme
In this podcast we talk to some of the key leads at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust – including the senior responsible owner of the programme and our Director of Operations Jonathan O'Brien – about what it means for our local communities and the people we serve.
The Key Areas and Developments of Combined Healthcare’s Involvement in the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme
In the second podcast on the programme, you can find out more about the developments in the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme from some of the key leads at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust and what the priority areas are at the Trust for this transformation work.
Community Mental Health Transformation Programme – Severe Mental Illness (SMI) Physical Healthchecks
This podcast explores the priority work of serious mental SMI physical healthchecks in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent as part of the programme, and speak to some of the key leads for this work.
Get in touch
- Focus on CASTT Service with Combined Healthcare's Lee Mason - https://www.combined.nhs.uk/focus-on-castt-with-lee-mason-community-mental-health-transformation-programme/
- Sarah Newton appointed as new Transformation Programme Senior Service Manager at Combined Healthcare - https://www.combined.nhs.uk/sarah-joins-combined-as-new-transformation-programme-senior-service-manager/
- Procurement Information for DPS Activity (North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent) - https://www.combined.nhs.uk/community-mental-health-transformation-programme-procurement-information-for-dps-activity-north-staffordshire-and-stoke-on-trent/
Focus on SMI Checks with John Roberts - Transformation Programme Q&A https://www.combined.nhs.uk/focus-on-smi-checks-with-john-roberts-transformation-programme-qa/