CAMHS Build - June/July 2019 News Update

Child and adolescent mental health service

Build update:

Works are progressing nicely on-site at the new CAMHS Building on Walker Street in Hull, with Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust programmed to take possession on 16 September 2019.

The patient bedrooms are starting to take shape, with floor coverings and decorations works underway and fitted furniture currently being installed.

In other parts of the building, the class rooms, and ground floor ancillary room (non-ward areas) are nearing completion, with floor and wall finishes complete and fitted furniture installed.

Works are also progressing on the external works, with kerbing for foot paths being laid out. Additional to this, work is continuing to progress with the installation of internal doors, internal finishes and decoration works etc.

The final element of the project that is programmed is the completion of the Winter Garden (main entrance and reception). More on this to come in the near future.

Take a look at some of the progress images below:

You can also take a look at the live CAMHS timelapse video! Access the video feed via this webpage and use the below credentials to log on and watch.

Username:        camhs.timelapse

Password:         Sticker43


Recruitment news:

The social media campaign to recruit band 5 and 6 Nurses is currently underway and is receiving a good response so far. Look out for our adverts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. For more information on these specific vacancies, please click the link where you can also apply:

You can also contact us to learn more about the vacancies or to dicsuss Full-time, Part-time, and flexible working hours that are also available for our new CAMHS Unit.

Impact Appeal update:

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust's Charity, Health Stars are through to the BuildingFutures final public vote with Persimmon Homes and have a chance of winning £100k to help create amazing garden spaces at the new Trust’s CAMHS unit. Please vote for Health Stars now and every day until 27 September, by visiting the following link:

Please note that people can only vote once in 24 hours from the same IP address.

Health Stars also took trustees from Help for Health, supporters, ResQ, and corporate supporters 360 Accountants around the site of the new CAMHS Build to show them the progress and to provide them with more context around how their very kind donations will be used to enhance the new unit.

The Health Stars Impact Appeal also received a cheque from the team at Avenues Open Gardens who have kindly donated money towards the therapy garden that will be located on site.