“Pathway to Engagement & Co-production – Mental Health Crisis Care”

Through involvement with the Building Health Partnerships: Self-care programme Hampshire and Isle of Wight STP aims to:

Focus on mental health crisis care, using ‘peer support’ as a lens to explore whole system vision, community development, social prescribing, co-design, prevention, digital solutions and workforce support and development. They will be looking for opportunities to embed peer support in all of these areas, and identify tangible projects to work on.

First Partnership Session

The first full partnership session took place on 19th September for more information see the notes and actions available here. The slide deck from the first session also offers an insight into the topics covered and provides further background.

Second Partnership Session

The second partnership session took place on 14 November and allowed participants to build on the learning from the first session and decide on action plans going forward. Slides from the session are available to download here and a summary of the session is available here.

Third Partnership Session

On the 18th of January 2018, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight (HIOW) Partnership held its third Building Health Partnerships (BHP) meeting at the Totton and Eling Cricket Club to develop their work around peer support in mental health services. Download the notes from the session here

Fourth Partnership Session

On the 8th March 2018 the HIOW partnership held its fourth partnership meeting. The aims for the session were to consolidate the work to date and agree a set of recommendations to return to the next Mental Health Alliance meeting. The event focussed on:

  • Agreeing a frame work for peer support to enable us to agree the core elements for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight framework for peer support.
  • Create a set of recommendations to take to the Mental Health Alliance
  • Explore the governance for programme of work beyond the end of the HIOW BHP programme.

Read full notes from the session here and download the slides here


“Building Health Partnerships has been about culture change within the NHS and beyond” – We interviewed Emily Holloway from the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust about her involvement in Building Health Partnerships (BHP).

For more information on upcoming partnership meetings please contact: nancy.towers@socialenterprise.org.uk