New name for Hampshire health organisation

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ONE of the largest health organisations in the south has a new name.

Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which recently merged with Hampshire Community Health Care, is now called Southern Health.

The organisation now employs over 7,200 staff in the region.

It aims to provide more joined-up physical and mental health care, alongside social care and learning disability services.