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  • CNWL is Centre of Excellence for support staff training

    27 April 2015

    CNWL is now a Centre of Excellence for the training and development of healthcare support staff. Following a successful bid led by Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, CNWL and other NHS providers in North West London have been named as Excellence Centres and will be working in partnership to provide better educational opportunities to support […]

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  • HIV testing’s answer to a pregnancy test style kit for sale on Freedoms Shop website

    27 April 2015

    Self-testing HIV kits are now available from our online Freedoms Shop. The UK’s first legally approved HIV self-testing kit is on sale for £29.95. Using a very small amount of blood from a finger prick sample to detect the presence of HIV antibodies, the kit is the first of its kind in the UK as […]

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  • Draft Quality Account for 2014-2015

    24 April 2015

    This is CNWL’s draft Quality Account for 2014‐15. The Quality Account tells you how we have performed against the quality priorities that we set through consultation last year, and what we are going to focus on in this new financial year. This draft report has been sent to stakeholders to ask them: Do the priorities of the provider reflect […]

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  • It’s your service have your say

    22 April 2015

    The 2015 National Community Mental Health Patient Survey is now under way. It’s an opportunity to feedback and help improve the care you receive. This survey is part of a national study run by CNWL and the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which inspects all mental health trusts in England to make sure care is safe […]

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  • Staff travel 5,000 miles to Tanzania

    20 April 2015

    Three CNWL staff members have travelled over 5,000 miles to Mirembe Hospital in Tanzania to help improve substance misuse services as part of the Trust’s Tanzania Link. During their 12-day trip, Chris Bumstead, Tanzania Link Manager, and Substance Use and Mental Health Trainers, Claudine Pisani and Fiona Clyne, will be delivering a training programme to […]

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  • Process and proportions of electro convulsive therapy

    13 April 2015

    We recently had a request under the Freedom of Information Act about our ECT – electro convulsive therapy – clinics. We’re publishing it here as you may find the information a useful summary of the process and proportions of ECT. The name of the requester has been taken out. The information that we hold and […]

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  • CNWL staff head to Tanzania

    13 April 2015

    Next week, three CNWL staff members will travel over 5,000 miles to Mirembe Hospital in Tanzania to help improve substance misuse services as part of the Trust’s Tanzania Link. During their 12-day trip, Chris Bumstead, Tanzania Link Manager, and Substance Use and Mental Health Trainers, Claudine Pisani and Fiona Clyne, will be delivering a training programme […]

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  • Notice of poll for CNWL Council of Governors

    10 April 2015

    Elections for the CNWL Council of Governors will be held in 11 constituencies in April. The notice of the poll is now available to download.  Ballot papers or voting instructions will be distributed to qualifying members by post or email on Friday 10 April 2015. Members receiving a ballot paper by post can cast a vote by post […]

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  • Little Book of Services for patients in KCW

    9 April 2015

    A Little Book of Services is now available for patients in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. The guide was developed by the Different Voices Group at The Advocacy Project. This is a user involvement group that focuses on improving inpatient services and tackling the stigma attached to mental health. The group thought it would be useful to […]

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  • Help us shape our future in your community

    9 April 2015

    Become a non executive director Do you have corporate Board experience in a large complex organisation coupled with a recognised accountancy qualification? Are you an experienced clinician with demonstrable knowledge of the NHS environment and evidence-based practice? Then you may have the skills we need to help us on our growth strategy journey. You will […]

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