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If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

I am in Gloucestershire

If you or someone you know needs help in a mental health crisis, call our crisis teams.

Call 0800 169 0398.

And 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.

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Occasionally, callers may be asked to leave their name and number on an answerphone. In these circumstances, staff will return the call within one hour.

I am in Herefordshire

If you are in Herefordshire and need support, please call us using one of the following numbers:

  • Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, please contact the team or service who currently provide your care.
  • Monday to Friday, 5pm – 9am and 24 hours on weekends and bank holidays, please call our Mental Health Matters Helpline on: 0800 015 7271

These contact numbers are for people already in contact with our services. If you are not currently in contact with us, please call 111 or your GP.

Our out of hours, weekend and bank holiday service is provided by Mental Health Matters.

If you need help but are not in crisis, please contact your GP if in opening hours, or 111. If you don’t have a GP use the NHS service search to locate the nearest one to you. If your query is not urgent, you can find our contact details here.

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

samaritans

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.

Stay Alive App

A pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. The app can be accessed through the Apple Store, Google Play and downloaded as a pdf.

childline

Call free on 0800 11 11
If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

selfharm

Call 0808 816 0606
Or text 07537 410 022
A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.
Opem every day 5pm – 10pm for phone and text support.

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.

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