Our FTB services are currently managing disruption caused by a cyber-attack on a national provider of NHS information systems. There is no evidence that any patient information has been compromised, but as a precaution the provider has instigated emergency measures.
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A mum whose daughter is being cared for in our Trust's inpatient Mental Health Services shares her family's journey living with eating disorders
Professor Rachel Upthegrove has been appointed the Mental Health Research and Development Lead for our Trust.
The SEDS team offer tips for eating out with calorie labelling,
Clinicians at Forward Thinking Birmingham are participating in a national research study which aims to predict early episodes of psychosis.
A bright and bold graffiti mural, to show support for young people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, has been unveiled by the 0-25s mental health service Forward Thinking Birmingham.
Last month, our Trust marked Eating Disorder Awareness Week by putting our best foot forward in our annual "sock it to eating disorders" competition.
A new and modernised mental health Urgent Care Centre in the city has been officially opened thanks to a partnership between our Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB), and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation.
This week, we sat down with Helen Randall, Head of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy for Forward Thinking Birmingham. Helen talked to us about BTPP, the psychotherapy training school in Birmingham and the different training opportunities it offers, including the steps you need to take to become a Child Psychotherapist.
Patients and colleagues have come together to mark the start of work on a £4.6 million expansion of the Trust’s Parkview Mental Health Clinic in Birmingham.
Teams at Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) has linked up with the RSPCA to deliver a bespoke animal welfare project.
We have fantastic opportunities for medical staff to work at both Forward-Thinking Birmingham (FTB) community services and our Tier 4 in-patient Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) services.
A first-of-its-kind Midlands-based Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) training future healthcare professionals working in mental health and neurosciences in now open for applicants.
Louna Walker, Co-Chair and Communications Lead for Think4Brum, talks about what it's like to be a part of our Mental Health Service's youth participation group.
Professors at the University of Birmingham and University College London have taken part in ground-breaking research in collaboration with teams at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust (BWC) to improve patient outcomes in early psychosis.
The pandemic has helped shine a light on inequality in mental health provision across the Midlands, but it has also highlighted paths forward according to professionals in the region.
Last year our Forward Thinking Birmingham mental health service proudly began working alongside a number of partners across our city including Birmingham Education Partnership and Birmingham City Council on our #YouveBeenMissed campaign.
Since then our dedicated website section has been visited more than 18,000 times. This collaborative service has supported pupils, parents, carers and education professionals to help children and young people when they’ve returned to school – something that’s been made more challenging for some due to the uncertainty in the world due to COVID-19.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as a Peer Support worker/ Parent Peer Support Worker in our friendly and creative team in our Specialist Eating Disorder Service (SEDS) and Mental Health Community teams, Forward Thinking Birmingham.
Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB), the city’s unique mental health service, is celebrating five years of putting young people at the heart of developing their care.