News

  • Caring for dying patients at CNWL

    4 September 2015

    Commenting on warnings today from palliative care experts that more investment, time and better care, is needed to improve the care of dying people, Dr Caroline Stirling, Clinical Lead and Consultant in Palliative Medicine at CNWL, said: “Just as being born is an absolute certainty, so is death, and it is vital that care is […]

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  • Promising results in American HIV drugs study

    4 September 2015

    Gay Star News (OPENS NEWS STORY) has reported that more than 600 people have been found to not have contracted HIV after using PREP for two and a half years. Commenting on the results, CNWL’s Dr Laura Waters –  Consultant at CNWL’s Mortimer Market Clinic – a sexual health clinic based in central London said: “This […]

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  • CNWL launches staff charter

    2 September 2015

    CNWL has published a set of promises to its staff and set out what is expected from staff in their day-to-day working. The charter (Opens PDF) was developed with staff to fill out what working to values actually means to a front line nurse or doctor. The document is being launched to staff on Wednesday […]

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  • Telephone disruption in CNWL community services in Hillingdon resolved

    2 September 2015

    Update:  Telephones in our CNWL community health services in Hillingdon are now working. We are experiencing disruption with our telephone network across our CNWL community health services in Hillingdon and you may not be able to get through to services on the telephone. This disruption includes our Hillingdon Contact Centre – Kirk House, 97-109 High […]

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  • Oliver Sacks 1933 – 2015

    1 September 2015

    CNWL adds its tributes to the great clinician, explainer and public educator, Dr Oliver Sacks, who died over the weekend. He was a truly inspirational figure and threw light on many aspects of the mind and body and generated understanding and compassion from his own casebook and correspondence. Dr James Warner, Psychiatrist, said, “Such a […]

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  • Easy read booklet produced for annual meeting

    1 September 2015

    A summary of the annual report and an easy-read version have been produced by CNWL in time for our Annual General Meeting on Monday, September 7, which all staff and members of the public are invited to attend. The summaries describe the challenges we have, including financial, how we met our priorities for the year […]

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  • Hello Raythe – “to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud…”

    28 August 2015

    Raythe Harvey, 26, is our new Participation Coordinator for CNWL’s CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health services – in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. New to the job, she lives in Harrow and is an Assistant Psychologist by profession and took her degree at the University of Westminster. She’s worked at the Trust before, […]

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  • CNWL comments on ‘Young Goths’ finding

    28 August 2015

    Commenting on a story today that suggests that young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, David Bailey, Senior Family Therapist at CNWL, said: “In CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) we understand that the need to separate and find our own individuality during adolescence is an […]

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  • Investment in mental health care pays off

    27 August 2015

    CNWL has invested £700,000 across three London sites since 2014 under a national crisis care programme that has seen use of the capital’s police cells for people experiencing a mental health crisis reduced to very low numbers. Launched last year, the Crisis Care Concordat has led to almost 10,000 people nationally receiving emergency attention from […]

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  • Don’t be a koala – Get tested for chlamydia

    27 August 2015

      CNWL has been urging people today to get tested TODAY for chlamydia, following news that up to 70 per cent of koalas are infected with the disease, a major cause of poor health and even death for the species in parts of Australia. On Twitter, Dr Ulrike Sauer, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Lead […]

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