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    CNWL statement to Camden New Journal about St Pancras

    27 July 2016

      The lifts being out of action has been very trying and awkward for patients and their visitors (at least one visitor in a wheel chair couldn’t visit because of this); we have apologised to all the people facing this unacceptable situation. Engineers are on site now. Two outpatient appointments (for inpatients) have been cancelled […]

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    Owen Bowden-Jones launches new book at Stephenson House

    25 July 2016

    Dr Owen Bowden-Jones has launched his new book – The Drug Conversation: How to talk to your child about drugs. On Friday he was joined at CNWL headquarters by staff from across the Trust in an event held jointly with the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) who commissioned the book. This allowed guests to ask […]

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    Club Drug Clinic founder goes to Ministry of Sound

    22 July 2016

    CNWL’s Club Drug Clinic founder, Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, will be providing training to Ministry of Sound staff tomorrow at the nightclub. Dr Bowden-Jones, a Consultant Psychiatrist, will be providing advice and guidance on emerging drugs and their harms, where to signpost users and signs to look out for during the session on 23 July. Dr Bowden-Jones […]

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    Going the extra mile for Milton Keynes’ memory services

    22 July 2016

    AN NHS administrator who works in CNWL’s Specialist Memory Service in Milton Keynes has received a prestigious award. Debra Byrne, who works out of Cripps Lodge in Broadlands, received a Hidden Gems – Employee of the Month Award from Pete Raimes, Service Director for Milton Keynes Mental Health Services, for having gone the extra mile. […]

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    Forget-me-not Tree painted at CNWL’s Milton Keynes Specialist Memory Service

    22 July 2016

    A member of staff at CNWL’s Milton Keynes Specialist Memory Service made the most of her art skills when she painted a large memory tree inside its base at Cripps Lodge, Broadlands. And incredibly Ann Saunders, Team Manager for the service, hasn’t picked up a brush for work of this nature since her school days […]

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    Join us at our Annual General Meeting

    20 July 2016

    Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday 7 September 2016  at 30 Euston Square, London NW1 2FB and all staff and members of the public are invited to attend.  The event will feature all our services, both community and mental health. There will be plenty of time to put questions to the Board […]

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    NEPTUNE paper looks at novel psychoactive substances

    20 July 2016

    The NEPTUNE project has just published a new paper on Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists (SCRAs) which represented the largest group of novel psychoactive substances reported globally and in Europe in 2015. The paper, by Dr Dima Abdulrahim and Neptune chair, Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, covers the effects of SCRAs, their harms and management of conditions relating […]

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    Protecting children from internet harms

    20 July 2016

    CNWL’s Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic, has been giving evidence to the House of Lords Communications Committee on Internet safety. The committee is looking into child online safety and the main risks and benefits posed by the access to the internet that children now enjoy. It is […]

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    International AIDS Conference – Feedback session

    20 July 2016

    The Aids information charity NAM – formerly the National AIDS manual – will be hosting a feedback session on Wednesday 27 July from 7-9pm to report on some of the key topics presented at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016). This week, the conference is taking place in Durban, South Africa. Experts have gathered […]

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    Camden Continuing Healthcare rated as excellent

    20 July 2016

    Earlier this year, NHS England (NHSE) undertook a ‘Deep Dive’ review of London CCG’s NHS Continuing Healthcare functions as part of the CCG assurance process. NHS England judged Camden CCG as outstanding or good against their four main outcome measures and praised the CCG for their: “approach to joint working and success with implementing personal health […]

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