Double win for CWP
LOCAL health Trust CWP has won in 2 categories at this
year's National Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards. Cheshire and Wirral
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust's (CWP) Wirral CAMHS Primary Mental Health Team
was shortlisted in the:- 'Primary and Secondary Mental Health Care
Collaboration' and the 'Improving Access and Outcomes in Education
(NHS England)' categories in this year's awards, whilst the Trust's Young
Advisors, in partnership with the East CAMHS Primary Mental Health Team, were
shortlisted for best:- 'Innovation in Children and Young People's MH (NHS
At a ceremony held in Blackpool, on 12 October 2017, the Wirral CAMHS Primary
Mental Health team was announced as winners in the:- 'Improving Access and Outcomes'
in Education (NHS England) category and were highly commended for their work in
the:- 'Primary and Secondary Mental Health Care Collaboration' category.
The Trust's Young Advisors, alongside the East CAMHS Primary Mental Health Team,
were announced as winners in the:- 'Innovation in Children and Young People's MH (NHS England).'
Claire Evans, Participation and Engagement Lead for Central and East and leader
of the Young Advisor programme, said:- "Our Young Advisors continue to
amaze and inspire. The work they do is invaluable and I'm so pleased they've
been recognised in this way."
Jane Edwards, team manager for Macclesfield and Crewe CAMHS said:- "The
Primary Mental Health Team with the Young Advisors are extremely proud of this
project and are delighted with this achievement. The Primary Mental Health Team
is keen to continue to work with the Young Advisors to improve outcomes for
children and young people."
Vicky Dunham, team manager for Wirral CAMHS Primary Mental Health
Team, said:- "The work we're doing for Future in Mind is something I'm
extremely proud of, and I am over the moon that it has been recognised and
awarded the award for Improving Access and Outcomes in Education.'"
Sheena Cumiskey, CWP Chief Executive, added:- "The work both of these
services have been recognised for is a reflection of fantastic work CWP staff
are doing on a daily basis. Staff work tirelessly and passionately to ensure we
provide high quality care to the people who access our services and to be
recognised in this way is a great achievement."
The Positive Practice Mental Health Awards are run by the Positive Practice MH
Collaborative, a user led multi agency collaborative of 75 organisations,
including NHS Trusts, CCGs, Police Forces, third sector providers, front line
charities and service user groups. The awards aim to identify and disseminate
positive practice in mental health services by working together across
organisations and sectors, to facilitate shared learning, and to raise the
profile of mental health with politicians and policy makers.