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    ‘See people’s potential first rather than their problems’ – Trust Alcohol and Drugs Nurse featured in article

    17 January 2020

    CNWL’s Adrian Brown, Alcohol and Drugs Nurse Specialist at Northwick Park Hospital has been featured in North West London Collaboration of CCGs’ latest newsletter. Adrian sees patients who are struggling with alcohol or drugs withdrawal, or other complications which could affect their treatment. In the ‘Day in the life of’ piece, Adrian describes his role, […]

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    CNWL International at Arab Health 2020

    16 January 2020

    CNWL International has been asked to deliver the first ever Mental Health and Wellbeing focused seminar at Arab Health, for their 2020 Primary Care conference. Arab Health is the largest healthcare conference and exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa, attracting over 80,000 delegates. The conference will be taking place on Monday 27 January […]

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    Launch of integrated Harrow Community Learning Disability Team

    16 January 2020

    Harrow Council, Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) are pleased to announce the launch of the Harrow Community Learning Disability Team to ensure local residents with a learning disability receive a more joined-up approach. To this end there will be a new integrated Community Learning Disability Team […]

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    Involving patients in QI in Rehab services

    16 January 2020

    Patients at 2 Colham Green Road in Hillingdon are currently taking part in a ‘Big I’ Quality Improvement (QI) project. ‘Big I’ means the QI project has direct and meaningful patient involvement for the duration of the project. The project at Colham Green Road encourages patients to exercise at least twice a week and supports […]

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    Reducing waiting times for children in Milton Keynes using video counselling

    16 January 2020

    A CNWL team working with young people with mental health difficulties in Milton Keynes has successfully run a QI project to reduce waiting times by increasing use of online appointments. An increase in demand for services meant that staff needed to consider new treatment options. They teamed up with a company called Healious, who use […]

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    NHS tells gambling giants to improve the odds for mental health

    16 January 2020

    Claire Murdoch, The Head of Mental Health Care in England has written to the heads of top gambling firms, demanding urgent action to tackle betting-related ill health. Claire Murdoch has ramped up pressure on companies to take action, following reports that gambling giants continue to nudge losing punters into more betting. The NHS has recently […]

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    Staff Gem Awards 2020: Nominations now open

    14 January 2020

    Patients and carers can nominate CNWL staff members for this year’s Staff Gem Awards. The awards celebrate and recognise our staff members who go the extra mile and consistently work towards our Trust values and is a shining example to all. If you are a patient or carer, download the nomination form (opens word doc). […]

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    CNWL welcomes Charlotte Bailey

    13 January 2020

    We have appointed Charlotte Bailey (pictured) as our Executive Director of Organisational Development and People. Charlotte joins us from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust where she is Executive Director of Strategy, Partnerships and People. Charlotte has worked in the public sector for over 20 years, in both local Government and the NHS as […]

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    Welcome to the NHS Northern Gambling Service

    9 January 2020

    Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Director of the National Centre for Behavioural Addictions (which comprises the National Problem Gambling Clinic, the Young Persons’ Problem Gambling Clinic and the Gaming Disorder Service), said: “We send our congratulations and welcome to the NHS Northern Gambling Service in Sunderland  – a great day and an important expansion of NHS treatment services […]

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    Statement from CNWL on HMIP Report on HMP Winchester

    8 January 2020

    Phil Bolland, Director of Offender Care Services at CNWL said: “We accept the report from HMIP/CQC. It is a balanced report, with much positive work being commented on, such as: ‘In our survey, 65% of prisoners at the local site said they had a mental health problem. Treatment was good – it consisted of one-to-one […]

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