Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1 February 2011 when Monitor, the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts, authorised Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust to become a Foundation Trust.
The Trust is the largest provider of mental health, learning disabilities and substance misuse services in Derbyshire County.
In April 2011 they became the provider of Children and Family Specialist Services for Derby City following a successful tender process.
In addition as part of the Transforming Community Services (TCS) programme, Community Paediatric Services and Substance Misuse Services from NHS Derby City were transferred into the organisation.
Derbyshire Healthcare are the largest provider of mental health and substance misuse services in Derbyshire, primarily serving the people of Derbyshire and Derby city which has a combined population of approximately 1 million.
AmberTrust is a local organisation that works with other agencies and organisations to support people with mental ill health to live successfully in their local communities. Their link provides more information and advice.