Quick Facts

Who are Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT)

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) was formed on 1 April 2017 following the merger of North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT).

What Services does EPUT provide?

EPUT provides Community Health Services and Mental Health Services in the following areas:
North Essex: Mental Health Services
Mid Essex: Mental Health Services
South East Essex:  Mental Health and Community Health Services
South West Essex: Mental Health Services
West Essex:  Mental Health and Community Health Services
Bedfordshire:  Forensic Mental Health and Community Health Services
Luton:  Forensic Mental Health Services
Suffolk: Health outreach to marginalised and vulnerable adults

Unlike acute hospital services, EPUT mainly provide services in community settings with defined geographical localities. As a result we operate from over 200 locations across Bedfordshire, Essex, Suffolk and Luton and have a comprehensive range of services including:

  • mental health services for adults / older people
  • forensic services
  • low and medium secure services
  • specialist children’s services
  • inpatient adolescent mental health services
  • learning disability services
  • drug and alcohol services
  • other mental health specialist services including services for mothers and babies and veterans
  • urgent care
  • long term conditions
  • rehabilitation
  • health improvement
  • end of life care
  • services for children, young people and families
  • community hospitals
  • podiatry
  • wheelchairs
  • speech and language therapy

Further information on EPUT services

Annual Turnover:  £332 million

Employees:                  7,100 people

Population Served:      2.5 million

Interim Chief Executive:      Sally Morris

Interim Chair:                           Janet Wood

Further details of the Interim Board, Directors and Governors