Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

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Carers, families and friends

Welcome carer, family member or friend. You have probably come here because you are looking for helpful information. You will be giving unpaid practical and emotional support to a person who receives services from our Trust. You may be a partner, friend, relative or neighbour or a young carer under the age of 18, providing support to a parent, brother or sister, grandparent or other relative, or a friend.

If you are a carer, family or friend and need support and information please look at the Support and Information pages of this site

If you are a carer, family member or friend of a patient at Rampton Hospital, look at the Family and Carer Support pages of this site for information developed specifically for you. 


The Triangle of CareTriangle of Care Member

The Trust is a member of The Triangle of Care. One of the six elements of this is that staff are ‘carer aware’ and trained in carer engagement strategies.

In March 2019 the Trust won a Patient Experience Network National Award for our work to involve and support carers in the 'Support for Caregivers, Friends and Family category. You can find out more here.  


OCarers Week logour Carers Week Pledge 2019 

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust pledges that all our teams will connect carers and families to support, advice and information from our services and in our communities.

We expect every team in the Trust to:

  • improve how they support, involve and communicate with carers by meeting the six Triangle of Care standards
  • let carers know about organisations and information that can help them as carers in their local community
  • listen and respond to what carers have to say about our services 

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