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    Beatrice Place warning notices lifted

    23 July 2014

    The  CQC (Care Quality Commission) today issued their report on 3 Beatrice Place and lifted Warning Notices issued in December 2013. Of the 4 areas of concern the CQC were following up, the Trust is now meeting standards in three but not in one (and the CQC say the outstanding issue has “a moderate impact […]

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  • Wheelchair user talks to the Board

    17 July 2014

    Maureen Wingrove from Islington has been visiting her local NHS wheelchair clinic for almost 30 years. Thanks to the service she has been able to maintain her independence and get the help and support she needs to remain mobile. Maureen said: “When I first moved to London from Oxfordshire many years ago the service was […]

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    CNWL Recovery and Training Centre opens in Harrow

    14 July 2014

     A brand new Recovery and Training Centre will be unveiled on Thursday 17 July 2014 at a launch event from 3.30pm until 5pm. Based in the University of Westminster’s (UoW) Media, Art and Design campus, adjacent to the Mental Health Unit at Northwick Park Hospital, the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) […]

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    Monitor your health at home with ‘telehealth’ daily health checks

    14 July 2014

    Telehealth equipment helps people take control of their own conditions at home by providing daily health checks, such as recording blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels and weight at the same time every weekday. The data is sent to a triage team for monitoring but also helps patients learn more about their symptoms and how […]

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    Commitment to carers

    27 June 2014

    “Carers are indispensable”, says Angela Halsted CNWL’s Carer Development Manager, “and CNWL is dedicated to supporting carers as best we can.”  Last month NHS England published its ‘Commitment to Carers’ outlining how it will support carers with eight key priorities; including raising the profile of carers, focusing on education, training and information, and service development.  “We […]

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  • New film explores the role of liaison psychiatry services in integrating physical and mental healthcare

    20 June 2014

    A film developed by the Psychological Medicine Service at CNWL showcases the need for an integrated approach to the delivery of care for patients with both physical and mental health needs.  Illustrated with real cases from Brent, it shows how patients often experience physical and psychological illness at the same time, whether in the hospital or in the […]

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  • CNWL staff share stories for Learning Disability Week

    19 June 2014

    This week during Learning Disability Week (16-22 June) CNWL celebrated special firsts – the monumental moments in life that define who we are. The event, led by Mencap, aimed to celebrate people overcoming adversity, people’s prejudice and ignorance to experience their incredible firsts. We want everyone with a learning disability who wants to work and be […]

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  • Absolutely fabulous open day at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

    19 June 2014

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital held an absolutely fabulous open day on Saturday 14 June when they welcomed special guest Joanna Lumley to the event which coincided with the hospital’s 21st birthday. Staff from the Chelsea and Westminster Liaison Team took part in the event to promote the work that CNWL do in the hospital and to raise […]

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    Psychiatric assessment unit for emergency department patients reduces long waits, admissions and Mental Health Act assessments

    18 June 2014

    A research poster presented at The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry and Addictions Psychiatry annual conference on 4 June has been highly commended. The study, developed jointly between the Harrow Home Treatment Team and Psychological Medicine Team at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, piloted a specialist psychiatric acute assessment unit […]

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    Learning Disability Week celebrates special firsts

    12 June 2014

    Next week is Learning Disability Week (16-22 June) and the theme is special firsts – the monumental moments in life that define who we are. The event, led by Mencap, aims to celebrate people overcoming adversity, people’s prejudice and ignorance to experience their incredible firsts. Throughout the week the Learning Disabilities Service at CNWL will be […]

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