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Resource library

Search our resources library for self help guides, patient information leaflets, mental health and wellbeing information that you may find useful.

  • Falls information

    Information about falls and how to reduce the risk of falling.

  • Family Meetings – Information Leaflet

    When a person needs the help of mental health services this will also have an impact on the lives of those who care about them. This may include a partner, relatives, close friends and important others. Family meetings offer a place where those who are concerned can talk together with a member of staff in a relaxed manner.

  • FAQ’s – CRIS

    Information with regards to CRIS which stands for the Clinical Record Interactive Search system. It is a software solution that removes information from an electronic medical record that might identify an individual. It then produces a de-identified database that an NHS organisation can use for research.

  • FAQ’s – Research Passports

    Information about the Research Passport is the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and NHS agreed process for issuing Honorary Contracts (HCs) or Letters of Access (LOAs) to HEI researchers. If Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear Foundation Trust (CNTW) is your substantive employer, or you have an honorary clinical contract with The Trust, then you are already eligible to carry out research within the Trust (provided the project has received the necessary ethical and regulatory approval, and local confirmation of capacity and capability).

  • Fasting before Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) – Patient information leaflet

    This leaflet provides information about not eating or drinking (fasting) before ECT treatment for adults. The information provided is based on the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland guidelines for fasting times alongside input from medical professionals working at Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.