Our We Can Talk family now includes more than 50 hospital sites, 40 NHS trusts, six geographic areas, two arms-length bodies and over 2000 members of hospital staff.

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Health Education England supports the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place. Health Education England funded our pilot project and has continued to support a sustainable role across England.


NHS England leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England to ensure there are high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. NHS England has funded a number of new We Can Talk sites as part of their commitment to improve mental health crisis care.


Barts Health NHS Trust are the largest NHS trust in the UK and support the health and well-being of more than half a million children and young people. We Can Talk was piloted at Barts Health and they are our earliest adopters and biggest supporters. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) highlighted We Can Talk as an area of outstanding practice and “the only programme of its kind in the NHS” for our work at Barts Health.

Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

East Kent University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Foundation Trust

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

North East London NHS Foundation Trust

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Solent NHS Trust

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Whittington Health NHS Trust

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Please let us know if you’re planning on adopting the We Can Talk Principles in your hospital (so we can spread the good news!) or use the contact form or e-mail if you’re interested in joining the We Can Talk family.

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