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  • Every word counts

    29 January 2015

    Chris Sandford, 67, has lived with HIV for more than 30 years. He’s a living example – literally – of the success of HIV treatment; shifting it from a probable death sentence into a Long Term Condition but attitudes lag way behind. It makes Chris remarkably qualified – PhD level at least! – to be […]

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  • CNWL statement: CQC report on St Charles

    28 January 2015

    CNWL Chief Exec: “We owe it to patients to be fully compliant” The CQC have published their report on St Charles Hospital. It follows-up their last inspection (September 2013) when they found St Charles to be compliant with only one of five standards. The report summary says, “we found improvements had been made against the […]

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  • Body & Mind: CNWL quarterly magazine out now!

    27 January 2015

    There are many ways to learn about news and developments at CNWL and our magazine is one way to find out more. It’s also a great way to learn more about us – our staff and what we offer. In this edition: Meet Dianne Campbell, who was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia a year ago. One year on […]

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  • Nursing service pilot for police stations

    27 January 2015

    The scheme is a pilot, funded by Milton Keynes CCG until April, and offers a dedicated nursing service for people with mental health difficulties or crisis who are encountered by police and ambulance services in the borough. It provides them with support, advice, and assessment.  Matt Jarrad, the project lead for the scheme, said: “We […]

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  • Pilot to bring benefits to stroke patients in Camden

    27 January 2015

    CNWL, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) are working together to help support stroke patients in Camden and Islington return safely home as soon as possible. CNWL’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit and Community Neurological and Stroke Service have developed a pilot programme in partnership with […]

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  • Sarah Hulme, Head of Children’s Services for Camden

    Welcoming… Sarah Hulme

    27 January 2015

    Sarah Hulme joined the Trust in December, having previously worked at Whittington Health. The former Speech and Language Therapist has worked in Camden for the past 22 years, taking on several roles across the children’s pathway. The new role will see Sarah lead on a Partnership between local NHS Trust providers, involving CNWL, Whittington Health, […]

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  • New art on wards inspires patients

    23 January 2015

    New paintings have been installed on two of CNWL’s inpatient mental health wards as part of the Nightingale Project; a charitable project which works with CNWL to bring art and music to hospitals and other healthcare settings. Artist Jane Ray has created a series of paintings which are now displayed on CNWL’s Shannon Ward at […]

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  • CNWL Recovery College Peer Trainer

    Putting co-production at the heart of recovery

    23 January 2015

    An article co-authored by Waldo Roeg, Peer Support Trainer for the CNWL Recovery & Wellbeing College, looks at the growing importance of the recovery college model for people with mental health challenges and how its giving former patients a new balance of power in co-producing courses. Evolving from work in the United States, the first […]

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  • Satisfaction at London Sexual Health Service

    22 January 2015

    Patients in Brent, Camden, Hillingdon and Islington were asked to feedback on the service through a quick feedback card scheme.   Overall 97.7 per cent of patients rated the service as good or very good. 97 per cent of patients would recommend the service, 99.4 per cent felt that they were involved in decisions about […]

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  • CNWL statement on the Max Glatt Unit

    21 January 2015

    The Board of Directors today (21 Jan) considered the views collected from the public consultation on the future of the Max Glatt Unit. All submissions were published. Max Glatt is a ward with 15 beds for medically–managed, drug and alcohol treatment for people with complex cases (psychical and mental health problems) based in Chelsea. The […]

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