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    CNWL quoted in Chemist and Druggist magazine

    3 May 2016

    Dr Manjeestha Das, a consultant psychiatrist in perinatal services from CNWL, has been quoted in an article in Chemist and Druggist magazine about how pharmacists can help pregnant women with mental illness. [OPENS PDF]   In the article Dr Das says: “Community pharmacists may have known their patients for a while, so ask how they are […]

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    Holloway prisoners begin move to HMP Downview

    3 May 2016

    CNWL’s health team at HMP Downview in Surrey are today (3 May) preparing themselves for the gradual transfer of 200 women from HMP Holloway. The move – announced last year following a government decision to close HMP Holloway – has meant the creation of a new health team at Downview, which opens its doors to […]

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    CNWL appeals for greater funding for gambling addiction

    29 April 2016

    Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic, said: “The recent suicide of a young pathological gambler highlights the need for society to take problem gambling and its possible high-risk consequences seriously. “Pathological gambling is a mental disorder affecting over 450,000 adults in Britain and yet current services, including our own, are funded […]

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    CNWL BCG vaccine catch-up service delayed

    29 April 2016

    CNWL has suspended its BCG vaccine catch-up service for babies living in Brent, Ealing and Harrow after being told of a shortage of the vaccine by Public Health England. We are fully booked until May 6 and are not making any more bookings for now. We are very sorry for this delay and will resume […]

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    Quentin Blake – The hospital drawings – Exhibition celebrates 10 years of creating artwork for patients

    29 April 2016

    Quentin Blake – The hospital drawings – an exhibition at South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre, celebrates ten years of partnership working between CNWL and one of Britain’s best-known illustrators, Sir Quentin Blake. The exhibition has now been turned into a short film. In 2005, the Nightingale Project, a charity set up by CNWL […]

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    CNWL response to Education Select Committee on Looked after Children

    28 April 2016

    Looked After Children( LAC), are a highly complex, high risk group of young people, many of whom have experienced chronic neglect, abuse and multiple disruptions in attachment relationships. Generic CAMHS services rarely have resources to provide long-term and flexible therapeutic support that LAC children often need. It is essential that an integrated approach is available […]

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    CNWL Appoints Tom Kibasi as its new NED

    27 April 2016

    Tom Kibasi has been appointed by our governors as a Non Executive Director (NED) from Wednesday 1 June 2016. Tom is the newly-appointed Director of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), a leading progressive thinktank with a strong programme of policy development in health. Prior to joining IPPR, Tom spent more than a decade […]

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    Help Camden CCG with muscles and bones services on 3 May

    27 April 2016

    Camden CCG are commissioning a new musculo skeletal (MSK) service and would like to hear your views about which outcomes are most important for patients so that we can monitor them as part of the new contract. MSK services see people with conditions related to their joints, muscles and bones. Common conditions include arthritis, sports […]

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  • Harrow Rethink latest newsletter now available

    26 April 2016

    Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity challenging attitudes to mental illness. Its Harrow division has published its latest newsletter. This edition features heavy on the public response to the possible closing of the Bridge – a mental health service used by many in Harrow, and support against the closure from local MPs. The newsletter […]

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    CNWL’s Take Time to Talk Service welcomes new staff

    26 April 2016

    CNWL has welcomed over 50 new members of staff to our Take Time to Talk Service, which provides psychological therapies and support to people living in Kensington and Chelsea, Queen’s Park and Paddington who are feeling anxious, depressed, stressed or worried. Our new colleagues joined CNWL under TUPE from Central London Community Health NHS Trust […]

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