What our staff say
The AMH Acute Pathway is comprised of seven acute inpatient wards, one 10 bedded male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, two 136 Suites and three Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment teams (CRHTs) providing services for those with immediate psychiatric needs. CRHT gatekeep all potential admissions, preventing admissions to hospital where appropriate and expediating discharge from hospital by offering intensive home treatment. Our CRHTs also manage the crisis access line and 111 Mental health calls.
We also provide Psychiatric Liaison Services at QMC and Bassetlaw Hospitals, assessing patients in the Emergency Department, on acute general wards and providing brief interventions to patients in hospital who are experiencing significant mental health issues.
Our Recovery Services Pathway has eleven community Local Mental Health Teams (LMHTs), including Early Intervention Psychosis (EIP) Community Team and the new development; Personality Disorder Hub. We have two Inpatient Rehabilitation Units, one of which is Locked Rehabilitation and the other open Rehabilitation.
Step 4 Psychotherapy and Psychology Services, Deaf services, Family Interventions Team, carer support services and the Recovery College, which provides a range of psycho educational groups.
The Directorate has a successful history of collaborative partnerships providing a range of services with others, such as Street Triage with the police, Beacon Lodge step down facility and Haven House Crisis House with Turning Point.
AMH prides itself on a strong culture of multi-disciplinary team working (MDTs) including mental health nurses, nurse associates, peer support workers, occupational therapists, dieticians, psychiatrists, matrons, healthcare assistants, psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers, administrative staff, managers, and early career apprentices. Our patients, staff and carers are central to all that we do and we align our standards to the core values.
AMH is a diverse and interesting area to work in, with many opportunities for career progression. It can be a challenging area of the business to work in, but we overcome these challenges as a team with support, supervision and a positive team morale.
What our staff say
Mandi Rana, Admin / Performance Manager (AMH)
“I absolutely love working in AMH. Not only am I passionate about this support network that is offered to mental health patients, I am also dedicated to ensuring we provide a quality admin function service for all users. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role within the NHS, then I would thoroughly recommend Nottinghamshire Healthcare AMH”
Jo Horsley, Patient Involvement, Experience and Volunteering
“Having worked in Adult Mental health services for 35 years in a variety of services, I have retired and returned to support the directorate ensure that patients and their carers have a voice and inform both service delivery and service development at every level of the directorate. Like many people in Adult Mental health I am passionate about patient experience and recovery and am very proud of how we work collaboratively to ensure that the patient and their families are at the heart of all we do”
Our job is to ensure the smooth running of all functions for Nottinghamshire Healthcare within AMH. We are extremely passionate about our performance as a team and achieving high standards of delivery.
AMH is an amazing and interesting area to work in, with so many opportunities for career progression. We are committed to our people and align our standards to the core values of the trust in all that we do. Our staff are central to all that we do which makes AMH a friendly environment. It is a challenging area of the business to work in but we overcome these challenges as a team with positive team morale.