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21 Nov 19

Physical Health Conference focuses on frailty

Over 100 health professionals from across the Herts and West…

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08 Nov 19

HPFT’s CAMHS Home Treatment Team triumphs at HSJ Awards

There is huge pride at Hertfordshire Partnership University …

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18 Nov 19

HPFT Mental Health Nurse humbled to receive national Cavell star Award

Eager Lunga is a mental health nurse and team leader on Owl …

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13 Nov 19

HPFT hosts national Dementia and Mental Health for Older People’s event

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (H…

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04 Nov 19

Stress Awareness Week 2019

National Stress Awareness Week is 4–8 November and Stress Aw…

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29 Oct 19

Learning Disabilities Nurse (LD) at HPFT receives a national Cavell Star Award

Craig is a Modern Matron working at Hertfordshire Partnershi…

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21 Oct 19

HPFT showcases University Project Team at National NHS Conference

HPFT’s Community team behind the Student Early Assessment an…

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17 Oct 19

HPFT Social Workers in the national finals for Social Worker Awards

Two Social Workers from Hertfordshire Partnership University…

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15 Oct 19

HPFT co-hosts national Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) co-hos…

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07 Oct 19

World Mental Health Day

10 October marks World Mental Health Day and Hertfordshire P…

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07 Oct 19

Public Health England launches the first national NHS mental health campaign

‘Every Mind Matters’ encourages adults to be more aware of t…

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01 Oct 19

NHS service Health in Mind achieves national accreditation

Health in Mind (North East Essex IAPT) part of Hertfordshire…

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30 Sep 19

Hertfordshire and West Essex STP receive funding to improve community mental health care

West Essex and Hertfordshire residents with moderate to seve…

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19 Sep 19

HPFT's new Quality Strategy launches

This week we launched our new Quality Strategy with a plan t…

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16 Sep 19

World Patient Safety Day 2019

Patient Safety Day on 17 September is an internationally rec…

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09 Sep 19

World Suicide Prevention Day

10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day – the opport…

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06 Sep 19

Time to nominate HPFT’s staff for awards

Nominations are now closed for this year's Staff Awards.  Th…

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06 Sep 19

HPFT has finalists in two categories for Health Tech Awards 2019

Digital innovation at Hertfordshire Partnership University N…

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28 Aug 19

Trust named Disability Confident Employer for further two years

We are proud to announce that the Trust has had its status a…

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21 Aug 19

We've been shortlisted for three 2019 HSJ Awards!

We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for t…

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16 Aug 19

HPFT in the finals for three national Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards

In the same year as receiving an overall Outstanding rating …

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28 Aug 19

Recovery Week is coming to you - book now

Coinciding with World Mental Health Day, Hertfordshire Partn…

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12 Aug 19

Jane Padmore Blog – August 2019

Four years ago this month my 29 year old nephew, Matt, died,…

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26 Jul 19

HPFT rated highest in East of England for GPs in training

Results from General Medical Council (GMC) Training Survey 2…

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29 Jul 19

Israeli Ministry of Health delegation visits HPFT on a fact-finding mission

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (H…

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25 Jul 19

Helpful tips to stay safe when the mercury rises are being shared by the NHS

Temperatures are climbing and it will stay very warm at nigh…

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18 Jul 19

£1 million refurbishment approved for adult mental health unit in Stevenage

Aston Ward in Stevenage is to receive a refurbishment costin…

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12 Jul 19

HPFT success at national mental health awards for older people

HPFT staff working in older people’s services were thrilled …

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08 Jul 19

Della O’Donnell wins Mentor of the Year

CAMHS Eating Disorders Nurse, Della O’Donnell has won Univer…

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04 Jul 19

Long Service Recognition Awards

Our first ever Long Service Recognition Awards took place re…

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01 Jul 19

HPFT hosts ground-breaking workshop with International Mental Health Network

Mental health practitioners and service users came together …

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25 Jun 19

Come along to HPFT’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 17 July

This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Hertfordshire P…

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05 Jul 19

Accessibility Guides to Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust now live

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) have p…

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27 Jun 19

Newly qualified HPFT Nursing Associate presents at national conference

A newly qualified Nursing Associate Lauren Caruana who works…

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20 Jun 19

Schools welcome more mental health support for students

After being selected by NHS England as a trailblazer site fo…

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18 Jun 19

Consortium of NHS providers and universities come together for RADiANT Inauguration event

An event to mark the Inauguration of a new consortium focusi…

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13 Jun 19

HPFT marks the 100th anniversary of Learning Disability Nursing

Learning Disability Nurses have specialist knowledge, skills…

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12 Jun 19

Collaborative five-year plan to deliver mental health and learning disability services for Hertfordshire

A five-year plan has been drawn up by the county council and…

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06 Jun 19

Minister for Care visits HPFT ward for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Minister for Care, Caroline Dinenage visited Kingfisher Cour…

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07 Jun 19

Biggest joint health and social care recruitment day for Hertfordshire and West Essex to be held on 22 June

Six employers are teaming up for a joint recruitment open da…

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15 May 19

Hertfordshire-based trust receives outstanding rating from Care Quality Commission

The Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trus…

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17 May 19

Awards success for CAMHS

Representative from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health S…

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10 May 19

HPFT’s Spot the Signs campaign launches free life-saving “Stay Alive” App

A free life-saving App called “Stay Alive” which is packed w…

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24 Apr 19

HPFT success at the Advancing Healthcare Awards 2019

There was a double celebration for HPFT at the 2019 Advancin…

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12 Apr 19

Young people inspired as ‘Future Heroes’ of the NHS and Social Care

More than 700 young people from across Hertfordshire took pa…

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08 Apr 19

HPFT hosts Practice Forum event for Pharmacists

On Tuesday 26 March Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS…

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12 Mar 19

Johnathan, gets our therapy gardens ready for Spring on Work Placement Programme

In December 2018, our service user Johnathan completed an 8 …

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05 Mar 19

Working together to improve mental health services for students

It’s University Mental Health Day on 7 March and this year’s…

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04 Mar 19

Outstanding care for our service users with learning disabilities

The ethos is all around recovery for people living in Herts …

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26 Feb 19

HPFT Receives Top Score for Safety!

 

The results of the 2018 NHS Staff Survey have been publis…

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22 Feb 19

Take part in our Wellbeing Plan Survey

The Wellbeing Plan Survey - we want to hear from you

The We…

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21 Feb 19

Celebrating our nurses on first ever Mental Health Nurses Day - 21 February 2019

With a strong national focus on improving attitudes towards …

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02 Jan 19

Let's talk in 2019

New Year is the ideal time to start taking better care of ou…

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07 Feb 19

Work Placement Programme gives Monica a reason to get up and go!

Last October, service user Monica completed an 8 week work p…

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07 Feb 19

Claire’s confidence boost from the Work Placement programme

In October 2018, our service user Claire completed an 8 week…

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05 Feb 19

Transforming children and young people’s mental health

In December last year HPFT learned that Hertfordshire’s bid …

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07 Jan 19

Trust welcomes NHS Long Term Plan

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (H…

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18 Dec 18

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… really?

Black Friday, turkeys, cards, decorations, parties, pantomim…

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17 Dec 18

May Contain Nuts Theatre Group wins again

Dramatherapy group "May Contain Nuts" is a theatre company i…

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17 Dec 18

Slick new website launched for young people's services (CAMHS)

December saw the launch of a brand new website and welcome p…

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26 Nov 18

My Care Record introduced at HPFT

A system allowing health and care professionals directly inv…

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11 Dec 18

Occupational Therapy Week 2018

Occupational Therapists (OTs) from Hertfordshire Partnership…

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26 Nov 18

The Marlowes considered for Best Primary Care Development - Refurbishment

The Marlowes Health and Wellbeing Centre, managed in partner…

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23 Nov 18

CAMHS seize the moment at Good to Great Conference

Around 80 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)…

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01 Nov 18

HPFT to to lead specialist learning disability health services across Essex

We have been awarded the contract to provide learning disabi…

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01 Nov 18

Stress Awareness Week

We all experience stress in different ways and different sit…

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01 Nov 18

Occupational Therapy Week comes to Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (H…

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22 Oct 18

Black History Month Celebrations

On Friday 19 October we had a full house at our 4th local Wo…

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12 Oct 18

Celebrating National Success at HPFT

Three Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Tr…

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10 Oct 18

Allied Health Professionals Day 2018

Monday 15 October marks the first Allied Health Professional…

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05 Oct 18

Herts cyclists dedicate 1,500 miles for suicide prevention

Cyclists around Hertfordshire dedicated 1,500 miles of cycli…

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01 Oct 18

Refurbished Centenary House in Hitchin officially opens for Adult Community mental health services

People in Hitchin and Letchworth are now receiving mental he…

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24 Sep 18

Sexual Health Week - find out more

Sexual Health Week 2018 is here!

At HPFT we are having open…

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26 Sep 18

Falls prevention tips as we go into the Fall

Coinciding with the start of the fall service users visiting…

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18 Sep 18

Reduce your risk of dementia this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

There are almost 20,000 people aged over 65 currently living…

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13 Sep 18

Recovery Week is coming to you

Coinciding with World Mental Health Day, Hertfordshire Partn…

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10 Sep 18

County’s journalists sign up to sensitive suicide reporting Charter

Hertfordshire’s journalists have gathered to sign a Charter …

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03 Sep 18

Trust theatre company shortlisted for HSJ innovation award mental award

A theatre company created by Hertfordshire Partnership Unive…

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03 Sep 18

My Care Record

My Care Record allows health and care professionals directly…

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13 Aug 18

Cycle Around the Globe for World Suicide Prevention Day

Spot the Signs along with partnership organisations are comm…

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13 Jul 18

You’re invited to HPFT’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 19 July

Following another highly successful year for Hertfordshire P…

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03 Jul 18

NHS 70th birthday celebrations at HPFT

HPFT is marking the 70th birthday of the NHS in style this m…

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03 Jul 18

Celebrating with an NHS 70th birthday song at HPFT

A song written to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS ent…

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03 Jul 18

Outstanding integrated diabetes care wins regional NHS70 Parliamentary Award

An initiative focusing on caring for the emotional wellbeing…

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04 Jul 18

Fountain goes blue for NHS 70th birthday pledge campaign

Welwyn Garden City’s landmark Coronation fountain has turned…

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19 Jun 18

Come along to our Annual General Meeting on 19 July

Join us for our Annual General Meeting on 19 July and find o…

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11 Jun 18

Descendant of NHS founder is proud to work for the NHS

The great grand niece of Nye Bevan, Minister for Health in 1…

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29 May 18

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS

HPFT along with others will be celebrating 70 years since th…

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07 Jun 18

Carers Event

Healthy, safe and connected

On Friday 15 June 2018 9.45am -…

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30 May 18

Big thanks to HPFT volunteers

It’s Volunteer Week 1-7 June, an ideal time for HPFT to give…

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29 May 18

#JustTalk about mental health

Health, council and voluntary organisations across Hertfords…

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30 May 18

Inspiring fact finding visit for Czech study group

A group of mental health professionals from the Czech Republ…

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29 May 18

New Wellbeing College goes from strength to strength

Now in its second successful academic year, New Leaf Wellbei…

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29 May 18

Baroness visits Acute Assessment Unit at Kingsley Green

In January the Trust was delighted to welcome Baroness Dido …

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18 May 18

Dementia Action Week - improvements to dementia services

It’s Dementia Action Week 21- 27 May and HPFT is taking acti…

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11 May 18

Tackling stress at HPFT for Mental Health Awareness Week

HPFT is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) …

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25 Apr 18

HPFT receives a CQC rating of 'Good'

We are delighted to receive a rating of ‘Good’ by the Care Q…

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14 May 18

Michelle’s transgender journey

Service user Michelle Madison finally began her transition i…

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09 May 18

First Joint Hertfordshire and West essex recruitment day on 12 May

HPFT and East and North Hertfordshire CCG are having a joint…

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02 May 18

£6m health facility in Hemel Hempstead officially opens on 11 May

The Marlowes Health and Wellbeing Centre, managed in partner…

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13 Oct 17

Success for HPFT at Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards 2017

HPFT had a successful Positive Practice in Mental Health Awa…

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24 Apr 18

Experience of Care Week 23-27 April 2018

Experience of Care Week 23-27 April 2018 is organised by NHS…

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02 May 18

Trust theatre company in Watford wins mental health innovation award

A theatre company created by Hertfordshire Partnership Unive…

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16 Apr 18

HPFT colleague selected for prestigious GenerationQ senior leadership programme

Congratulations to Billy Boland, Deputy Medical Director, wh…

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03 Apr 18

HSJ Awards - Winners Spotlight on Tom Cahill, Chief Exec of the Year 2017

Our CEO, Tom Cahill was described by The HSJ Awards judges a…

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28 Mar 18

HPFT helps develop new model supporting continuous improvement of mental health services

Many mental health service providers around England are meet…

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12 Mar 18

HPFT Chief Executive listed in HSJ Top 15 NHS Trust Chief Executives for the second year running

We are extremely proud that Tom Cahill, Chief Executive at H…

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07 Mar 18

Interested in a career at HPFT? Come along to our Recruitment Open Day on Tuesday 13 March

Join us at our recruitment open day this Tuesday 13 March an…

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06 Mar 18

Positive outcomes for HPFT in NHS Staff Survey 2017 results

The results of the 2017 NHS National Staff Survey have been …

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23 Feb 18

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 26 February to 4 March – get the help and support you need

HPFT is supporting a week long national campaign aimed at ra…

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09 Jan 18

New Leader for Hertfordshire and West Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership

The Hertfordshire and west Essex Sustainability and Transfor…

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06 Dec 17

Celebrating HPFT's volunteers

Yesterday, we celebrated the fantastic contribution of HPFT'…

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01 Dec 17

HPFT staff achievements celebrated at prestigious awards

Hardworking NHS staff were rewarded for their efforts at a p…

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23 Nov 17

Tom Cahill named HSJ Chief Executive of year

Tom Cahill, CEO of Hertfordshire Partnership University Foun…

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09 Nov 17

Investigation into reports of abuse at Hill End Hospital – St Albans

Hertfordshire Constabulary is conducting a criminal investig…

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02 Nov 17

HPFT's Logandene wins prestigious award

A dementia unit run by Hertfordshire Partnership University …

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26 Oct 17

Introducing The Marlowes Health & Wellbeing Centre

A newly refurbished £6m Hertfordshire health facility now ha…

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12 Oct 17

Public Board Meeting changed to 29 November

HPFT's Public Board Meeting which was originally scheduled f…

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03 Oct 17

Changes to service user transport services

Private Ambulance Service, the company which runs non-emerge…

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22 Sep 17

Marking World Mental Health Day - HPFT Recovery Week

New for 2017 - the HPFT Recovery Week focussing on:
"Personal…

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12 Sep 17

Tom Cahill shortlisted for chief executive of the year

Tom Cahill has been shortlisted for chief executive of the y…

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06 Sep 17

Take a minute, change a life

World Suicide Prevention Day takes place on 10 September 201…

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05 Sep 17

HPFT partners with analytics and AI firm Saberr to increase staff engagement and improve patient experience and outcomes

The Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trus…

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05 Sep 17

HPFT is calling all nurses to our recruitment day

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust (HPFT) is cal…

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01 Sep 17

Join HPFT at Herts Pride this weekend

Join Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Tru…

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07 Aug 17

Three shortlistings in Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards

We are delighted to announce that Hertfordshire Partnership …

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01 Aug 17

Help choose name for new health facility

You’re invited to help choose the name of a newly refurbishe…

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09 Aug 17

Display your art work at HPFT

We love creativity here at HPFT and what better outlet than …

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21 Jul 17

Board meeting in public

The next public board meeting of Hertfordshire Partnership U…

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19 Jul 17

Eating disorders feature on BBC Women's Hour

Penny Smith from HPFT's eating disorders team was interviewe…

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12 Jul 17

Hear about our highlights at our AGM

It has been a very successful year for Hertfordshire Partner…

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04 Jul 17

Learn more about becoming a governor

We will soon be holding elections to our Council of Governor…

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30 Jun 17

Lone worker device could win national award

A lone worker device – which helped to save the life of a me…

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28 Jun 17

Inspirational stories will be told at mental health event

A special event will give people with experience of mental i…

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21 Jun 17

Rugby star helping to tackle health inequalities

A former England and British Lions rugby player will help la…

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19 Jun 17

We are marking Learning Disability Week

This is Learning Disability Week (19 to 25 June) and the foc…

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19 Jun 17

Join our art panel

As it is Patient Participation Week, here is a reminder that…

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09 Jun 17

We are celebrating Carers Week

HPFT is marking Carers Week (12-18 June) with a range of eve…

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08 Jun 17

Herts marks Infant Mental Health Week by pledging more training

Hertfordshire was the first county to fund infant mental hea…

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06 Jun 17

Mary says it is good to talk

It is Volunteers' Week and, to mark this event, here is a pr…

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06 Jun 17

James shortlisted for Pride Award

HPFT's Inclusion and Engagement Team Manager, James Holland,…

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05 Jun 17

Would you like to see your art framed and exhibited?

HPFT wants to find art to display in its buildings. We have …

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30 May 17

Building Carer-Friendly Partnerships

HPFT's annual carers event is on Friday 9 June as an opportu…

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24 May 17

Come to our Annual General Meeting

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust is…

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22 May 17

Work starts on Hemel's new health and wellbeing centre

Construction work will start today (22 May) to transform The…

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19 May 17

Come to our public board meeting

The next public board meeting of Hertfordshire Partnership U…

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16 May 17

HPFT celebrates Equality & Diversity Week

HPFT marks Equality & Diversity with a range of staff ev…

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16 May 17

HPFT marks Dementia Awareness Week

HPFT, a leading provider of dementia services, is marking De…

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15 May 17

Advice for patients following NHS cyber attack

Following the cyber attack on NHS IT systems last week, we h…

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03 May 17

Marking Mental Health Awareness Week across Herts and Essex

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust is…

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25 Apr 17

Community Perinatal Team has official launch

On Monday about 150 Hertfordshire professionals who work wit…

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04 Apr 17

New Leaf Wellbeing College - opening its doors to a brighter future

More than 70 guests attended the launch of New Leaf College …

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29 Mar 17

You are welcome at our public board meeting

The next public board meeting of Hertfordshire Partnership U…

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29 Mar 17

Lone worker device in running for national award

A lone worker device – which helped to save the life of a me…

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22 Mar 17

HPFT welcomes its new nursing associates

On 21 March the HPFT launched its new Nursing Associate pilo…

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22 Mar 17

Making strides to fitness

Staff at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation…

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14 Mar 17

Launch of New Leaf Wellbeing College

A college which welcomes students with lived experience of b…

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09 Mar 17

Refurbished Logandene dementia-friendly specialist unit reopens in Hemel Hempstead

On Thursday 9 March 2017, Hertfordshire Partnership Universi…

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07 Mar 17

HPFT is top of the league for staff motivation for second year running

Staff at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation…

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07 Mar 17

HPFT doctor speaks about OCD experience in New Scientist

The repeated thoughts and urges of obsessive compulsive diso…

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28 Feb 17

Launch of Letchworth Wellbeing Centre

A wellbeing centre, one of the first of its kind, has opened…

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13 Feb 17

HPFT Chief Executive is listed in HSJ Top 15 NHS Trust Chief Executives for 2017

We are extremely proud that Tom Cahill, Chief Executive at H…

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30 Jan 17

EVENT: Recruitment open day for admin and clerical staff - 10 February 2017

Do you want to be part of an organisation that is committed …

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06 Feb 17

Children's Mental Health Week 2017

We are pleased to support Children’s Mental Health Week (6-1…

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30 Jan 17

Are you aged 16-22 in Hertfordshire and need wellbeing support?

Do you ever feel stressed, unhappy, embarrassed, worried, up…

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30 Jan 17

We welcome new head of social work and safeguarding, Kate Linhart

Our congratulations to Kate Linhart, previously Consultant S…

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30 Jan 17

Take your career to new heights at HPFT

We are thrilled about our brand new dedicated HPFT careers w…

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30 Jan 17

New consultant nurse for learning disabilities joins HPFT

Daniel Marsden is our newly appointed consultant nurse in le…

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30 Jan 17

Our rehab services at Gainsford House win prestigious Acorn Award for innovation

The Acorn Challenge is supported by NHS England and seeks to…

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30 Jan 17

A new vision for ‘A Healthier Future’ for Hertfordshire and west Essex

The Hertfordshire and west Essex Sustainability and Transfor…

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30 Jan 17

Team to support new and expectant mums with mental health problems

A special team to support new mothers and pregnant women wit…

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30 Jan 17

Kathryn’s story: Recovering from anorexia

It was the summer of 2009 and life was good for Jane and Len…

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30 Jan 17

Libby’s story: Recovering from anorexia

DETERMINED 16-year-old Libby Devare is busy fundraising to p…

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19 Oct 18

Care Quality Commission audit of service user contact details

This Trust is participating in an audit of service user cont…

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