History

We are constantly developing our organisation to provide modern, dependable services that meet the needs of the people within the communities that we serve.

2019

CNWL opens first London unit for young people with a learning disability

CNWL expand community services in Camden

New integrated health and social care service in Ealing

2018

New combined health visiting and school nursing service for 0-19 year olds launched

CNWL opens Lavender Walk, a new mental health unit for children

New 24 hour nursing service is a life line for people in Hillingdon launched called Your Life Line

2017

New HIV services launched in Surrey

New sexual health services launched in boroughs of Haringey and Barnet

New 3 Borough community sexual health services launched

CNWL Quality Improvement launched

2016

All of our acute services went Smoke-free. The three borough Community Independence Service (CIS) joined the Trust. Health and Wellbeing strategy launched for staff

2015

Single Point of Access Launched, providing 24/7 mental crisis support

2014 The Homelessness Prevention Initiative (HPI) launched by the Joint Homeslessness Team.

CNWL is restructured into Divisions, to support flexibility and greater localism.

2013 CNWL integrates Milton Keynes Community Health Services in April 2013.

2012 The Trust is awarded a new contract to provide the mental health in-reach service at HMP Bronzefield, a women-only prison located in Ashford, Middlesex. CNWL is awarded the contract to provide physical and mental health services in Milton Keynes.

2011 CNWL integrates with Hillingdon Community Health in January 2011 and Camden Provider Services in April 2011.

2010 The Trust is awarded a contract to provide a full healthcare service (primary care, mental health and substance misuse services) to HMP Wormwood Scrubs, HMP Holloway and HMYOI Feltham. Read more about prison services

2009 Enfield inpatient learning disability services joins CNWL.

2007 The Trust is awarded Foundation Trust status and becomes Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. Hillingdon Child, Family and Adolescent Consultation Service (a child and adolescent mental health service) joins the Trust.

2002 Central and North West London NHS Mental Health Trust is formed following a merger of following organisations:

  • Brent, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Mental Health NHS Trust,
  • Harrow and Hillingdon Healthcare Trust, and
  • the substance misuse service component of Hounslow which was previously provided by Hounslow and Spelthorne Community and Mental Health NHS Trust.