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Welcome to CPFT

We strive to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, our staff and members, to support and empower them to lead a fulfilling life.

Here at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) we are dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion. We deliver many of the NHS services that are provided outside of hospital and in the community such as physical, mental health and specialist services. We provide integrated physical and mental health services for adults and older people; specialist mental health and learning disability services; children and young people’s mental health services; children’s community services (Peterborough); social care; and ground-breaking research. To find out more about our services click here.  

CPFT is a smoke free Trust. Key documents including our Modern Slavery Act Statement, Fair Processing Notice and Gender Pay Gap  Report can be found here.


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Board of Directors meeting
25 Sep 2019 09:00


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International Stress Awareness Day
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Latest News

Praise for staff as CPFT is rated ‘good’ by health inspectors
CEO Tracy Dowling hails dedication and hard work of colleagues

Stroke team win national award for transforming care
A new service improving outcomes for patients admitted to hospital with a mild stroke has been honoured

£9 million for research to improve health and care in the east of England
Communities with the greatest health challenges across the region are set to benefit from funding for applied research projects

CPFT helps more people take part in research with record performance
CPFT is one of the UK’s top three NHS Trusts for volume of mental health research and has nearly doubled participation in studies for 2018/19

Staff nominated for prestigious health awards
Sally and dementia carers team lead the way as services for older people are shortlisted

Improving communication can reduce physical restraint in mental healthcare
Research has won paper of the year

Fellowship honours awarded to CPFT psychiatrists
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has welcomed two doctors as Fellows

CPFT's world-leading expert in Lewy body dementia
Honorary consultant psychiatrist Professor John O'Brien prestigious honour

New intervention aids recovery for challenging mental health condition
A recent discovery spotted in mental health clinics is helping to transform care for patients

New research group to help discoveries benefit patients
A unique research group has launched in Dementia Action Week 2019 to test promising new drugs for dementia

Autism library launched by local clinic
For World Autism Month, CPFT's specialist autism clinic launched a new library to help the community

New intervention doubles quit rate for smokers with severe mental illness
Targeted support to help people with severe mental illness stop smoking can double quit rates, research with CPFT has revealed

Research: Children develop PTSD when they ‘overthink’ their trauma
Findings published in new study from University of East Anglia in collaboration with organisations including CPFT

CPFT team in the national spotlight
Primary Care Mental Health Service features in NHS Long-Term Plan

One day - Five stories
On Mental Health Nurses Day, colleagues from CPFT reveal what they love about their roles

Major funding awarded to improve mental health assessments for young people
CPFT joins a new £1.5m study to help children and adolescents by improving diagnosis of emotional disorders

Perinatal mental health: mums invited to meet new CPFT team
Specialist colleagues will be at maternity units in Cambridge and Peterborough

Group backs tougher stance on social media firms over suicide images
Health leaders and campaigners behind Zero Suicide Ambition want crackdown on harmful content

CPFT backs Safeguarding Awareness Month
Campaign will call on everyone to spot issues and report concerns

CPFT Chief Executive praises NHS Long-Term Plan
Tracy Dowling pleased with commitment to extra funds for community care and young people's mental health

Charity boost for CPFT centre which cares for young people
Child Development Centre and Trust charity Head To Toe supported by Family Voice Peterborough

Author's gift to children at CPFT’s Croft unit
Amanda Benneyworth donates copies of debut tale to team at specialist ward for young people



The page was last updated on 05 September 2019 by aburrows.

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