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    ARCH holds its first anniversary

    A service that provides recovery support for drug and alcohol users in Hillingdon has held its first anniversary. Addiction Recovery Community Hillingdon (ARCH) is a partnership between CNWL, Hillingdon Borough Council, Blenheim CDP, Westminster Drug Project (WDP) and service user peer led charity Build on Belief (BOB). Staff and service users as well as the […]

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    CNWL congratulates its latest Women Into Management graduates

    CNWL’s staff is 70% female and a majority of our doctors are women (60%+); our Chief Exec, Chair, HR Director, Chief Operating Officer and our three Divisional Directors are women too. But we know we need to do more in the middle layers (band 7/8s) of management. That’s why we have the Women Into Management […]

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    CNWL prepares for charitable lift off

    Last year CNWL’s charitable funds awarded around £700,000 to causes to benefit patients (which included £520,000 into Podiatry research funded by an Endowment from the Scholl Foundation, £35,000 on patients’ Christmas events, and £21,000 meeting the needs of patients within the services) Hardev Virdee, Chief Finance Officer at CNWL, said, “It’s not usual for patients to […]

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    Oxford University Press publish book by CNWL Psychiatrist

    Dr Andrew Hodgkiss, a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist for CNWL, based at The Royal Marsden (in Chelsea and in Sutton) has had his book published. Biological Psychiatry of Cancer and Cancer Treatment was published this week by the Oxford University Press. The book describes how certain cancers, and certain cancer treatments, can affect a patient’s mental […]

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  • No better time to quit – Stoptober 2016

    Stoptober is here again, and it’s the perfect time to try quitting! Back for its fifth year, the campaign is now rallying behind the country’s 7 million remaining smokers to join the quitting challenge starting 1 October. You might already know what the numbers say— if you can go at this for 28 days, you’re […]

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  • CNWL at Tyburn Gallery for World Mental Health Day 2016

    To mark World Mental Health Day 2016, CNWL will be supporting an event at the Tyburn Gallery in Central London on Monday 10 October from 6pm-9pm for an evening of discussions. This year’s World Mental Health Day explores the theme of psychological emergencies, in view of the recent challenges in migration around the globe. The […]

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  • BBC documentary – Being black, going crazy?

    CNWL’s Park Royal features in this BBC Documentary (first shown on Tuesday 27 September), called Being black, going crazy? You can see it on BBC iPlayer and it’s a good film (about 30 minutes) about a serious subject. Click here to go to BBC iPlayer (opens new tab). Dr Con Kelly, CNWL’s Medical Director says: […]

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    NHS planning guidance must translate into front line funding and an unambiguous focus on mental health within STPs

    In the wake of the latest NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance, the Cavendish Square Group is calling for all Strategic and Transformation Plans (STPs) to have an unambiguous focus on mental health and for funding to be made available on the front lines. “NHS England’s planning guidance for 2017-19 contains among the strongest commitments […]

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    Harrow Rethink October 2016 newsletter out now

    Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity challenging attitudes to mental illness. Its Harrow division has published its latest newsletter. Download the document here. (Opens pdf)

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    CNWL experts report on learning disability and offending

    CNWL staff – Salma Ali (a Forensic Psychologist in our Offender Care services) and Dr Scott Galloway (a clinical psychologist and now our Clinical Information Officer) write in the latest Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour about their Rapid Assessment of Potential Intellectual Disability (RAPID) screening tool. Perhaps 20 per cent to 30 per […]

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