Derbyshire Mental Health Services are the leading provider of mental health, learning disabilities and substance misuse services in Derby city and Derbyshire county. Derbyshire Mental Health Services also provide a wide range of children’s services. They employ over 2,400 staff based in over 60 locations across the whole of Derbyshire. Across the county and the city, they have served a combined population of approximately one million people.
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1 February 2011 when Monitor, the independent regulator of health services in England, authorised Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust to become a Foundation Trust. In April 2011 they became the provider of children’s universal and specialist services for Derby city following a successful tender process.
As part of the Transforming Community Services (TCS) programme, community paediatric services and substance misuse services were also transferred into the organisation from NHS Derby City. The Trust's Board of Directors has a responsibility to make the best use of financial resources and deliver the services people need, to standards of safety and quality which are agreed nationally.
A number of committees report to the Board of Directors. These committees are responsible for overseeing specific areas - such as finance and performance, and the quality of care. The Council of Governors holds the Board of Directors to account. It is responsible for representing the interests of the Trust's members, the public and partner organisations. Internally, the Trust is made up of four main service lines:
Campus services: is composed of three areas, including the Hartington Campus, Kingsway Campus and Radbourne Campus.
Central services: incorporates Dietetics, Early Intervention, Eating Disorders, Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT), Learning Disabilities, Perinatal, Physiotherapy, Psychological Therapy, and Substance Misuse services.
Children and CAMHS services: consists of five areas, including Children’s and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Children in Care & A&E Liaison, Health Visiting, School Nursing, and Therapy & Complex Need. Neighbourhood services: comprises eight neighbourhood teams, including Amber Valley, Bolsover & Clay Cross, Chesterfield Central, Derby City, Erewash, High Peak & North Dales, Killamarsh & North Derbyshire, and South Derbyshire & South Dales.
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health, children's, learning disabilities and substance misuse services to people across Derby City and Derbyshire County.
Services provided by Derbyshire Mental Health Services Mental health and emotional wellbeing services Children and young people's services Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHs) Learning disability services Drug and alcohol misuse services Eating disorders services Talking therapies Support services Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is run by a Board of Directors made up of Executive and Non-Executive Directors. Meetings of the Trust Board are held in public. This Board of Directors include personalities like Ifti Majid (Acting Chief Executive), Claire Wright (Executive Director of Finance) etc. and Non-Executive Directors like Richard Wright and Maura Teager.