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    CNWL celebrates further QI success with learning event

    23 September 2019

    Over sixty CNWL staff, QI coaches, Trust Governors and London Commissioners attended the fourth QI learning event since the programme’s inception. The theme was ‘improving safety.’ Ten QI projects were awarded certificates to recognise the achievement of a demonstrable or sustained improvement in a QI service. Dr Cornelius Kelly, CNWL Medical Director, hosted the event […]

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    Crossing boundaries with QI to improve prisoner health

    23 September 2019

    Improving healthcare within prison settings presents particular challenges as it involves multiple systems – those that support healthcare specific activities, and those that drive and support the prison. To date Quality Improvement (QI) activity within Offender Care has focused on relatively small scale improvement projects which are restricted to processes directly within the control of […]

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    Ketan’s ’emotional wellbeing’ event report

    23 September 2019

    Last week, our Lead Governor Cllr Ketan Sheth organised an emotional wellbeing event. Here is Ketan’s report: Over 100 people heard from CNWL’s Brent Talking Therapies service. Representing the service was Ozkan Gedik (senior CBT Therapist) and Priya Rajendran (CBT therapist). They explained how their work supports people with mental health issues. The evening also […]

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    FACTS course for relatives and friends of people with BPD and EUPD

    23 September 2019

    Do you support someone who has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or Emerging Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD)? Families and Carers Training and Support run a free carer-led training programme in Harrow for friends and families of people with BPD or EUPD.  The course will run in North Harrow, 7pm to 9pm, on the […]

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    CNWL PICU teams attend NAPICU annual conference

    19 September 2019

    All four consultants and a range of nursing, therapy and pharmacy staff from all four of the our PICUs (Psychiatric Intensive Care Units), attended NAPICU’s (National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units) twenty fourth annual conference held in Glasgow on 5 to 6 September 2019. The conference was well attended by approximately 250 professionals working […]

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    CNWL invites International Expert to meet the Grenfell Community

    19 September 2019

    [Professor Louis Appleby pictured left] Professor Louis Appleby, who leads the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England, is to meet a number of people from the Grenfell Community about suicide prevention. He said, “The Grenfell fire is such a terrible tragedy, it’s vital to recognise its impact on mental health and respond to concerns that […]

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    Our 2019 Annual General Meeting report, presentations and photo album

    18 September 2019

    On Tuesday 17 September 2019, we held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Wellcome Collection in Euston in front of an audience of about 150 comprising of staff, executives, governors and service users. You can find the agenda for the meeting on this link (opens PDF). The meeting began with the traditional address from […]

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    Annual General Meeting 2019, Chair’s report

    18 September 2019

    The Trust held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 17 September 2019. Professor Dorothy Griffiths, Trust Chair, opened the meeting and addressed the floor: Hello, my name is Dot, Professor Dot Griffiths, and I am Chair of the Council of Governors -who are our hosts tonight- and of the Board of Directors: Welcome to […]

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    CNWL issues guidance on vaping

    17 September 2019

    CNWL is reassuring patients and staff who smoke or are trying to quit smoking about the safety of e-cigarettes in the UK. We know that e-cigarettes are a less harmful alternative and a proven useful aid for patients who are trying to cut down on smoking or quit and have not found the smoking cessation […]

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    CNWL QI project helps increase home treatment numbers of genital warts

    17 September 2019

    A Quality Improvement project by CNWL’s Sexual Health Service has successfully increased the number of patients applying cream themselves to treat genital warts rather than coming into the Mortimer Market Centre for cryotherapy treatment. Cryotherapy treatment requires multiple clinic visits, while self-administered creams work just as well; the project aim was to reduce the numbers […]

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