"Redwood 2: Nicer than my previous acute ward"

About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Adult mental health (inpatient)

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

Posted on behalf of a service user on Redwood 2 (adult mental health ward) at Highbury Hospital:

This feels a nicer atmosphere than my previous acute ward, staff are nice but doing nothing for 18hrs a day does not cure me. The information packs are good though. I would like there to be NHS drop in centres for mental health like there is for physical health.

I have also stayed on Rowan 2, where my discharge information was sent to her home address, that it was hand written on the envelope and not marked Private and Confidential. It contained information that had not been discussed with me, including a secondary diagnosis. No information packs in the room about the rules and the daily routines.

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Response from Amy Gaskin-Williams, Service User and Carer Involvement and Experience Manager, Involvement Team, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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Thanks for helping to gather comments at the Highbury Listening event.

All comments gathered at the Listening Event are being shared with the senior management team who oversee Highbury services, and I'm sure they or a responsible manager will respond in more detail shortly.

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