Mental health team helping people into work wins NHS award

Mental health team helping people into work wins NHS award

A SERVICE serving to individuals with psychological well being issues in Oxfordshire get in to paid work has been recognised nationally for its efforts.

The Particular person Placement and Assist (IPS) service at Oxford Well being has helped dozens of individuals into work amid coping with double the amount of referrals through the pandemic.

Launched final yr in partnership with charity Restore, it helps unemployed adults aged over 18 in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, who’re beneath the care of our grownup psychological well being groups or early intervention service.

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The crew have been awarded an NHS England recognition award for his or her efforts.

Shelley Monaghan, the IPS Staff Chief who based mostly at Warneford Hospital in Oxford mentioned: “Supporting our current shoppers has been paramount. Sufferers have been coping with quite a few new work points like furlough, working from residence and returning to work after absence.”

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