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  • CNWL has a plan

    21 May 2015

    CNWL’s Business plan has been published and has been submitted to our regulator, Monitor.  CNWL provides community and inpatient services for physical and mental health conditions, literally from head to toe, from birth to end of life. We have a budget of £434 million and see 280,000 people a year in Brent, Camden, Kensington & […]

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  • Stories shared with Ops Board

    20 May 2015

    Two patient stories from the CNWL Operations Board have been published on our website so that the patient experience can be discussed more and comments from other sought and discussed. Both experiences show that recovery from mental health difficulties is possible. The first patient, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “When I first went into […]

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    Musculoskeletal Assessment Team shortlisted for award

    20 May 2015

    CNWL’s Milton Keynes Musculoskeletal Assessment Service (MSAS) has been shortlisted for a Nursing Times’ Patient Safety Award as part of a wider group which has been working to improve musculoskeletal (MSK) services for patients living in Milton Keynes. The nomination recognises Milton Keynes CCG, along with other local providers including CNWL, for their collective work […]

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  • CNWL supports Advance Care Planning in Milton Keynes

    18 May 2015

    CNWL is supporting a new Advance Care Planning initiative which is launching in Milton Keynes today, Monday 18 May, and helps local residents to plan their end of life care. A document, ‘Planning Your Care in Advance,’ has been created by the Milton Keynes Joint Palliative Care Group and gives people living in Milton Keynes […]

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    It’s Dementia Awareness Week

    18 May 2015

    It’s Dementia Awareness Week (Monday 18 to Sunday 24 May) and there are lots of things going on at CNWL over the next few days to mark the occasion. Join in the campaign to raise awareness by following us on Twitter @cnwlnhs and then you can: Share our messages that we’ll be posting throughout the week. […]

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    CNWL recruits 54 more nurses

    18 May 2015

    CNWL recruited 54 high calibre nurses last Saturday following a successful nursing recruitment event. Andy Mattin, CNWL’s Director of Nursing and Quality, said: “This is a fantastic achievement as we only employ the highest calibre of staff. Fortunately we had more successful applicants than vacancies available. This means that we can continue to deliver the […]

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  • CNWL welcomes staff in Surrey prisons

    14 May 2015

    Last week, CNWL welcomed over 20 new members of staff as part of a three-year contract to provide mental health services to four prisons in Surrey. The contract, which started on 1 May 2015, will see CNWL provide mental health services at HMP High Down, HMP Send and HMP Coldingley. We will also be providing […]

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  • Dorcas Gwata, Clinical Nurse Specialist honoured on International Nurses

    CNWL nurse appears on Paul O’Grady show

    13 May 2015

    Dorcas Gwata, CNWL Westminster Clinical Nurse Specialist, appeared on ITV’s The Paul O’Grady Show yesterday, Tuesday 12 May 2015, in celebration of International Nurses’ Day. The programme invited five nurses; all winners at this year’s Nursing Standard Nurse Awards, to appear on the show in recognition of their outstanding work. Dorcas won the Mental Health […]

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  • Jump to compassion for people with Schizophrenia

    13 May 2015

    Schizophrenia affects about 1 in 100 people, but is unquestionably the most stigmatised of all mental illnesses, stirring-up fear amongst people who hear it mentioned; but it’s an illness that affects people all over the world. In Japan it’s known as “Integration Disorder” which is a better name that allows people to get beyond all […]

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  • Thank the bank!

    12 May 2015

    Today, to celebrate International Nurses’ Day, Tuesday 12 May, we held a ceremony to thank members of our nursing staff who were nominated for their hard work and dedication. Pictured from left to right: John Simon, Temporary Resourcing and Rostering Manager, Dorcas Gwata, Martina O’Shea, Barbara Lecky, Dolores Grijalvo Argel, Andy Mattin, Director of Nursing […]

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