New Peer Mentoring Course

  From mid-March, Sussex Oakleaf will be running our popular course in Peer Mentoring again. The course is an excellent way to learn new skills, meet new people and gain confidence.  The course lasts for 12 weeks and offers learners a chance to gain an accredited qualification in Peer Mentoring. The course covers everything you […]

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Conference 2017 & Annual Report Launched

17 October saw us celebrating World Mental Health Day with our Annual Conference.  Staff, volunteers and clients from across our services descended on the Martlets Hall in Burgess Hill for a day focussed on ‘Wellbeing and Work’. The feedback we received has been really positive and we are already looking forward to next years event! […]


Thank you!

The Greater Haywards Heath Bike Ride recently raised £2,000 for Sussex Oakleaf using pedal power. The annual bike ride, which takes place in and around Haywards Heath, selected Sussex Oakleaf to be on of this years recipients. Everyone at Sussex Oakleaf would like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in organising this […]

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2017 Client Survey Results

Sussex Oakleaf and the Oakleaf Consumer Circle (OCC) would like to say a huge thank you to all the clients who took part in this years annual survey. 143 surveys were completed by clients from across services. The results have been fed back to Sussex Oakleaf management and an action plan has been created to make […]

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NHS GP Survey 2017

The Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group are conducting a survey to find out your views on extending GP services. Have a read of their statement below and click the link to complete the survey. Click here to complete the survey Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) plan and buy healthcare services for the local […]

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New issue of Focus on Oakleaf!

The Summer edition of Focus on Oakleaf is out now! In this issue we look at – – Ruby Wax’s new Frazzled Cafes – Wellbeing in the Workplace – Youth Mental Health – The Hidden Reality – Plus much much more! Click the link below to read Focus on Oakleaf now! Your guide to good […]

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Wellbeing Day 2017

The middle of May saw Sussex Oakleaf staff and volunteers come together for our annual Wellbeing Day. The day is intended to provide staff and volunteers with a chance to relax and concentrate on their own mental and physical wellbeing. It also offers a rare opportunity for us all to come together under one roof! […]


New Chief Executive for a New Year

Philippa Thompson has been appointed as Chief Executive of Sussex Oakleaf, the mental health recovery specialist, which provides essential support and services for people with mental health issues across East and West Sussex. Philippa brings with her extensive and varied leadership experience in the health and social care sector in Sussex. Following early experience in […]


Client Survey Results

This summer the Oakleaf Consumer Circle conducted a survey of Sussex Oakleaf clients. 139 surveys were completed by clients from across services. Results of the survey have been fed back to Sussex Oakleaf management and an action plan has been created to make improvements within services. A full copy of the survey results is available […]


A message from our Chief Executive – Neil Curtis

‘It is with some sadness that I announce my resignation as Chief Executive of Sussex Oakleaf after accepting a new challenge in a financial role outside of the sector.  I am very proud of the work we’ve achieved during my time at Sussex Oakleaf and I firmly believe the building blocks are now in place for […]