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    Latest Tamarind Centre newsletter out now

    13 July 2017

    The latest edition of the Tamarind Centre’s newsletter is out now. This is a co-production between staff and patients at the Park Royal Mental Health Centre in Brent.  You can download the latest edition by clicking here.  

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    Grenfell Tower support – NHS information translated into Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Somali and Urdu

    12 July 2017

    The CCG has now translated two leaflets into four new languages. The following leaflets, one of which contains information on support services for those affected by the Grenfell tragedy whilst the other details how to register with a new GP, are now available in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Somali and Urdu.  The leaflets, entitled ‘Advice from your […]

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    Trust arts therapy trainee shortlisted for student award

    12 July 2017

    Caption: Jude, second row, fourth from right A Trust arts psychotherapy trainee was shortlisted for the Chief Allied Health Professions Student Award. Jude Smit, Art Psychotherapist, based at St Charles Mental Health Unit, was one of three students shortlisted.  She was nominated for her contribution as a student to service transformation. Jude conducted a comparative study of patients’, staff […]

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  • Grenfell Tower – Four weeks since the tragedy

    12 July 2017

    Claire Murdoch, Chief Executive, said: “Today – four weeks since this tragedy –  we think of all the victims and bereaved in the community around Grenfell Tower; even now no one can fully grasp the horror and suffering this community is trying to come to terms with. Amidst all the pain it has been very […]

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    Brent CAMHS teams win grants/bids to promote user participation

    12 July 2017

    Two Brent CAMHS teams have won bids that will allow them to use technology to promote service user participation.  The Brent CAMHS Learning and Development team, together with the CAMHS service user group, the Brent User Network, successfully pitched proposals for two health related apps to be funded and developed by the non-profit coding academy, […]

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    CNWL service user auctions artwork to Grenfell Tower victims

    11 July 2017

    A CNWL service user has launched an art exhibition to showcase and auction one of his paintings for the Grenfell Tower community. Muru Pillai, a professional artist uses paint, collage and found objects to reflect myriad themes including nature, religion and human condition. He describes how the Grenfell Tower disaster inspired him to paint the […]

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    London MH and Allied therapies networking event

    11 July 2017

    More than 50 occupational therapists, working across the mental health (MH) & allied specialty services attended a recent London MH & Allied Specialties occupational therapy event at CNWL. Jane Rennison, Head of OT for the London MH & Allied Specialties & Trust Recovery Lead, said: “The event was an agreed action resulting from a comprehensive […]

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    New centre will be the gateway to integrated health education and research

    11 July 2017

    A pioneering new partnership between our Trust, Brunel University London and the Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aims to revolutionise the way health and social care is delivered in the community. CNWL, Brunel and the Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will work together to launch the new Brunel Partners Academic Centre for Health Sciences – […]

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    CNWL takes part in study of Mental Health Act 2007

    11 July 2017

    CNWL has joined forces with three other Trusts in a quantitative study of Mental Health Act assessments before and after implementation of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 2007 in England and Wales. The AMEND study is the only large-scale study of Mental Health Act assessments in England in a quarter of a century. It shows that, […]

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    Camden Chalcot Estates evacuation

    11 July 2017

    CNWL staff report on their involvement in the evacuation of residents on the Chalcot Estates in Camden; the evacuation came from identified fire safety risks following the Grenfell fire. There are four tower blocks and almost 600 people affected. They include a number of CNWL’s most vulnerable patients and families, many of whom have been […]

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