LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

There are a whole range of activities planned to coincide with Pride Month 2024. Click here for more details. Read more

Mental Health Champions Programme

What is involved? Voluntary role. Actively promoting mental wellbeing in your organization. Support people who are experiencing mental health challenges by making physical activity/sport inclusive and encouraging conversations around mental health. Be a point of contact to help signpost support. Raise awareness / challenge stigma. Anyone can be a champion: no personal experience is needed. Read more

Have your say in the Herts and West Essex new Patient Engagement Forum

In an exciting initiative led by the NHS Herts and West Essex Integrated Care Board’s recently established Patient Engagement Forum (PEF -created to ensure that the ICB hears the patient voice), they are launching a closed Facebook group to facilitate discussion, support, fact finding and create a two-way flow of information to ensure the patient really is at the heart of everything the local NHS does. Read more

Learn new skills with Step2Skills

It is never too late to learn a new skill. It could be improved knowledge of office software, brushing up core skills like English or Maths or a new hobby like crochet. Step2Skills provide a series of adult education courses. For more details read on.... Read more

Seeking Group Facilitators for Compassionate Herts

We are excited to introduce Compassionate Herts, a friendly, welcoming, and free peer support group for anyone aged 18 and over who has a history of attempted suicide. This group is facilitated by survivors of suicide attempts, providing a safe space for you to share your experiences and be around people who understand how you feel. Read more

Mental Health Act Made Simple

In this video we explain the most commonly used sections (Sections 2,3,4,5(2), 5(4), 135 and 136) of the Mental Health Act, including their purpose, duration and professions involved in them. Read more

NHS Community Mental Health Transformation

This film is a short visual walk through of the NHS Long-Term Plan commitment on community mental health transformation. Read more

Viewpoint Member Releases Debut Novel

Based on her own experiences with mental ill health Read more

November's Get Together Presentation Video

Watch Headway Hertfordshire's presentation back now! Read more

Help to Manage the Cost of Living

Herts County Council have shared some useful links. Read more

Hertfordshire Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism Health and Care Partnership

Viewpoint is proud to be a part of the MHLDA Health and Care Partnership. Read more about it here! Read more

How Does the NHS in England Work... And How is it Changing?

Learn more about NHS organisations in this new short video Read more

The UK Governments New Draft Mental Health Bill

View the Department of Health and Social Cares draft bill for the Mental Health Act online now. Read more

Government Consultation Outcome: Operational guidance to implement a lifetime cap on care costs

The government is changing how personal care is paid for and ending the risk of unpredictable and unlimited care costs. Read more

HPFT Commencement of Client Contribution Process

Where can you go for additional information and support? Read more

Quit Smoking With The Help of the NHS App

It's never too late to quit! Read more

The NHS Community Mental Health Transformation

A short film about the NHS long-term commitment over the next few years Read more