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  • Supporting people with mental health problems to improve their physical health

    3 August 2015

    CNWL’s Recovery College Manager Syena Skinner will be taking part in a conference about supporting people with mental health problems to improve their physical health. She will be speaking at the ‘Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions’ conference on Monday 14 September at the Hallam Conference Centre, London. She will share her experiences […]

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    Baby-friendly is best for our Health Visiting Service in Hillingdon

    31 July 2015

    Our Health Visiting Service in Hillingdon has been awarded a Certificate of Commitment in its first step to gaining international recognition from the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative. The global initiative, which was set up by children’s charity Unicef and the World Health Organisation (WHO), provides a practical and effective way for health services to […]

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  • Join us at our Annual General Meeting

    31 July 2015

    The event will feature all our services, both community and mental health, and be led by our ‘outstanding’ sexual health services. There will be plenty of time to put questions to the Board of Directors and Governors about our performance and plans. Registration opens at 4.30pm (teas and coffee available), the meeting opens at 5pm […]

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  • CNWL Response to Hillingdon Healthwatch Report, “Seen & Heard”

    31 July 2015

    Hillingdon Healthwatch have produced a good report and identified many issues from families about preventative work (especially in schools), early intervention when problems first show themselves, more training for education and health professionals around autistic spectrum conditions, the need to reduce waiting times for secondary specialist services like ours in child and adolescent mental health […]

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  • Protecting our teeth

    30 July 2015

    Dental Professionals from CNWL have backed proposals from doctors’ leaders for a 20 percent tax on sugary drinks. The British Medical Association (BMA) issued the call in its major report – Food for thought – to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis, but CNWL’s dentists say this will also help tackle long-standing concerns the dental profession […]

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    Trust neuro-specialist contributes to Guide for GPs

    30 July 2015

    Anna Kent, Neurological Conditions Clinical Specialist at CNWL, based in Milton Keynes, was on the working group to produce new guidance for GPs about Parkinson-like conditions, PSP and CBD. This booklet, published by the PSP Association (PSPA), is part of a series of publications for health and social care professionals, to help them support people […]

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  • 3 Beatrice Place Barbecue staff cooking

    Summer barbecue at 3 Beatrice Place

    29 July 2015

    On Friday 17 July, staff, patients and their carers, family and friends, came together at 3 Beatrice Place, our continuing care service for older people, to enjoy a barbecue in the summer sun. The annual event was also attended by the former Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Mrs Maighread Condon-Simmonds, and included live entertainment […]

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  • Visit from the East

    29 July 2015

    A group of Pharmacists and Pharmacy students from China have visited CNWL’s Pharmacy department as part of the University College London Clinical Pharmacy Summer School. The aim of this is to showcase clinical pharmacy developments in the UK. The role of clinical mental health pharmacists and pharmacy technicians was discussed and delegates were shown the […]

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  • Dr Owen Bowden-Jones

    CNWL doctors in the running for top awards

    29 July 2015

    CNWL doctors Owen Bowden-Jones and Darren Bull have been shortlisted in the prestigious RCPsych (Royal College of Psychiatrists) Awards 2015. Dr Bull, who works in the Addictions and Offender Care Directorate at HMP YOI Holloway, has been shortlisted in the Specialty Doctor/Associate Specialist of the Year category, following his nomination by Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Elizabeth […]

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  • Rewarded for helping develop staff skills

    27 July 2015

    CNWL’s Education and Training Pharmacist Karen Shuker has been rewarded for her efforts in setting up peer support meetings for pharmacy technicians. She won the London Pharmacy Education and Training (LPET) Educational Quality Award for North West London. It was presented during the Pharmacy Workforce and Education Conference, which is a new collaboration between London […]

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