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    Hillingdon police commend Riverside mental health staff after ‘surprise visit’

    19 January 2017

    Hillingdon Police have complimented CNWL staff on a mental health interaction at Riverside Centre Hillingdon Hospital, after making a “surprise visit” with a patient. The local PC of the Hillingdon Partnership Tasking Team was among officers taking a female patient to the section 136 suite on an unexpected visit, which he said turned out to be […]

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    Roving nurse makes difference to the homeless

    16 January 2017

    Gabrielle Bleidorn is one of CNWL’s Peripatetic Health & Wellbeing Nurses working with homeless and hostel clients in Kensington & Chelsea.  Gabrielle has a wealth of experience to draw on being a registered RGN for 18 years, and additionally a qualified midwife and a qualified teacher/university lecturer. Gabrielle is also a force of nature whose […]

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    New leaflet added about the Milton Keynes Neurological Rehabilitation Service

    16 January 2017

    We have added a new patient information leaflet to our website about the Neurological Rehabilitation Service in Milton Keynes. You can read this read by clicking on this link. We have also recently added a map for patients who use services on the Bletchley Community Hospital site, where the rehabilitation service is based. You can […]

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    New Trust network to support staff with caring roles outside of work

    16 January 2017

    A new network will provide practical support and advice to Trust employees who have caring roles outside of work. The CNWL Staff Carers Network has been set up by staff who are carers themselves. In the UK, 3 million people, or one in nine combine caring for a loved one with paid work. Issues they […]

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    CNWL comments on restraint and seclusion practices at Northwick Park and Park Royal

    13 January 2017

    Following the upwards rating revision to ‘good’ by the CQC for 20 mental health wards for working age adults (361 beds at six hospital sites in North West London and Milton Keynes), the Brent & Kilburn Times asked us about restraint and seclusion practices at Northwick Park and Park Royal. Speaking about mental health treatment […]

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    CNWL comments on CQC report on HMP Woodhill

    13 January 2017

    A CQC report into an inspection of our services at HMP Woodhill has been published and is available on this link: http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/RV3X7. This is our response. Dr Shamir Patel, CNWL’s Clinical Director of Offender Care, said: “We accept this CQC report and what it requires us to do, but we also welcome it; there needs […]

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    Hillingdon Community Mental Health Teams get new phone numbers

    12 January 2017

    The Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) in East, West and North Hillingdon have new telephone numbers, after upgrading their ICT system. The new numbers are as follows: CMHTs East and West at Mead House: 01895 485 600 Email: meadeastandwest.cnwl@nhs.net CMHT North at the Pembroke Centre: 01895 485 536 Email:  hillcmht.north@nhs.net 

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    CQC revisits CNWL and revises mental health rating upwards

    12 January 2017

    The CQC has uprated CNWL’s 20 mental health wards for working age adults (361 beds at six hospital sites in North West London and Milton Keynes) to ‘good’. You can read the full report here: http://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/new_reports/AAAF8013.pdf The Trust was initially inspected in February 2015; there have been 8 subsequent visits and then this latest inspection […]

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    North Central London Digital Roadmap Published

    11 January 2017

    The North Central London (NCL) Digital Roadmap has been published. NCL consists of 5 Clinical Commissioning Groups, 5 Local Authorities and 12 acute, community, mental health and specialist providers. Until recently, each organisation has predominantly operated independently with no shared digital strategy.  Although individual organisations have collaborated on digital projects, working collectively across all organisations […]

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    Latest operational structure charts now available

    11 January 2017

    We have reviewed and published our operational structure chart to display how we keep local issues local to you. The chart shows how our services in London, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Hampshire and Milton Keynes support each other. It also displays how our divisional directors work with borough directors, service, ward and team managers. We will […]

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