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  • Zahra Jawadi wins Bursary Award

    CNWL’s Zahra wins Pharmacy Research Bursary Award

    21 November 2014

    The Pre-registration Pharmacist Research Bursary Award is for projects undertaken in mental health by pre-registration or trainee pharmacy technicians. Zahra Jawadi, who works at St Charles Hospital in Kensington, won the award for the audit she completed during her pre-registration training. The audit looked at the re-audit of using rapid tranquilisation within the Trust. As […]

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  • Dorcas Gwata, CNWL Clinical Nurse Specialist

    CNWL nurse wins scholarship to undertake research in Zimbabwe

    19 November 2014

    Dorcas Gwata, a CNWL Clinical Nurse Specialist based in Westminster, has been awarded a prestigious travel scholarship by the Florence Nightingale Foundation to undertake research in Zimbabwe. She will begin her four-week study in April 2015. While there, Dorcas will be involved in a community based HIV-Psychological program that is using cultural methods to address […]

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  • Keep antibiotics working – become an Antibiotic Guardian!

    17 November 2014

    Tuesday 18 November 2014 is European Antibiotic Awareness Day which is marked each year to tackle antibiotic resistance, one of the biggest threats facing mankind today. Did you know? 25,000 people die each year across Europe from infections resistant to antibiotics It’s been 30 years since the last new class of antibiotics was introduced. This […]

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  • Hillingdon nurse nominated for local heroes award

    17 November 2014

    Kaye Joslin, a Community Matron for CNWL Adult Community Services in Hillingdon, has been nominated for a Local Heroes Award. The event, sponsored by My News, is held each year to honour unsung heroes within the borough of Hillingdon. Kaye, from Eastcote, has been nominated under the Carer of the Year Award category for her […]

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  • CNWL gems sparkle at awards ceremony

    13 November 2014

     Tonight, Thursday 13 November, we celebrated our amazing staff, showcasing their dedication and exceptional work at our Annual Gem and Long Service Awards ceremony. The ceremony, which took place in central London, was attended by finalists from each of the award categories and by our Long Service Award winners who have devoted 20, 30 and […]

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  • Community nurse helping a man at home

    Out in Hillingdon

    13 November 2014

    Keeping people at home is what patients want and district nurses make that happen; but what’s it like to see on the other side of people’s front doors? CNWL Hillingdon District Nurse, Louise Baldwin, talks about her role: “When you walk through the door of someone’s house you don’t know what you are going to […]

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  • Dental service gets CQC feedback which would make the Tooth Fairy smile

    12 November 2014

    Bucks Priority Dental Service, run by CNWL, had an inspection by the Care Quality Commission in September and received big healthy smiles from the inspectors. The inspection team spent the day at the service’s Aylesbury clinic and found that it met all the quality standards they reviewed. The service offers special dentistry care for people […]

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    Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Memory Service named team of the year

    7 November 2014

    The service, which provides assessment and diagnosis of dementia and provides ongoing support and information to people with memory problems, won the award for its initiatives, imagination, enthusiasm and drive in creating a new and high quality service to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers. Over the last 12 months the […]

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  • Lora Smith, Unsung Hero Award Winner, and Professor Dorothy Griffiths

    ‘Valuing Nursing’: CNWL Nursing Conference a success

    7 November 2014

    CNWL’s annual nursing conference, held on Friday 31 October, was a huge success, with over 300 nursing staff attending. Our theme, ‘Valuing Nursing’, emphasised care and compassion. Andy Mattin, CNWL Director of Nursing and Quality, spoke on the importance of these two elements as part of an integrated nursing practice. Our priorities over the next […]

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    CNWL staff shortlisted for Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards

    6 November 2014

    Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr Matthew Hodes has been nominated in the Trainer of the Year category and Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones has been nominated for the Public Educator of the Year award. Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Memory Service has been shortlisted in the Psychiatric Team of the Year Older-age […]

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