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Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties visits Together’s Liaison and Diversion service at Thames Magistrates Court

Simon Hughes, Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, yesterday visited Together’s Liaison and Diversion service at Thames Magistrates Court, run in partnership with East London NHS Foundation Trust. The service forms part of NHS England’s London trial site for Liaison and Diversion which Together was selected to lead in April last year, and…

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Minister of State for Care and Support visits Together’s floating support service in Norfolk

   Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk and Minister of State for Care and Support, today visited Together’s mental health floating support service in Norfolk. Funded by Norfolk County Council and five Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups the service provides county-wide support to adults with mental health needs – including individuals with severe mental…

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Together to lead even more sites for liaison and diversion pilot as NHS England announces expansion of initiative

Together has been chosen by NHS England as a key partner to lead the second phase of its initiative to roll out liaison and diversion services in London. Building on the work we have been doing since April 2014 to lead the delivery of this crucial service in North and East London, we will now be…

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Together scopes potential for peer support in secure settings

A consultation project undertaken by Together to scope the status and potential of peer support in secure settings has published its final report. This is the first time that such a project has been undertaken in secure settings, and the project reached more than 220 service users in secure units, in addition to staff. The…

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Together’s partnership with London Probation examined to reveal ingredients of successful joint working

The successes of a joint initiative between Together and London Probation spanning two decades have been the subject of a study to reveal the crucial behaviours and characteristics that make a partnership thrive. The Forensic Mental Health Partnership has 20 projects based in probation, courts and police stations, working to ensure individuals with a mental…

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Together gives guidance on involving service users in the delivery of mental health services

We have teamed up with the National Survivor User Network (NSUN) to produce a briefing on service user involvement aimed at all professionals involved in designing and managing mental health services. Produced to coincide with the NHS Confederation’s annual conference, the briefing defines and outlines practical steps towards genuine, meaningful service user involvement. It also…

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The Priory showcase artwork at Together’s national office

Together is hosting an exhibition being held by The Priory’s Secure Services to showcase the artwork of individuals with severe mental health needs. ‘Bridging the Gap’, being held at Together’s national office at 12 Old Street in London, features a range of mixed media artwork completed by individuals from The Priory’s secure mental health units and is open…

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Shadow Justice Minister visits Together’s new Rotherham project for vulnerable young adults

Dan Jarvis, Labour MP for Barnsley Central and Shadow Minister for Justice, will today visit Together’s new Rotherham service for young adults in contact with the criminal justice system. The service provides support to 17 to 24-year-olds from the point they come into contact with police and emergency services in Rotherham. Together’s local team will…

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New countywide mental health floating support service in Norfolk to be delivered by Together

Together has been selected by Norfolk County Council to provide mental health floating support to individuals living across the county with housing related needs. Following a nine month process to re-commission local services, Together was awarded the contract from 27th January 2014. Since then we have been working closely with local staff, service users, the Council and the…

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Together to deliver pilot launched by NHS England to place mental health teams in police stations and courts across London

Together will deliver a new pilot scheme being launched by NHS England today that places specialist mental health teams in police stations and courts across the capital. Delivered by Together in partnership with Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, East London NHS Foundation Trust and North East London NHS Foundation Trust the scheme will reach…

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