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    Virtual tour of Crystal House – New unit for young people with a learning disability

    17 June 2019

    We’ve created a virtual tour of CNWL’s new unit – Crystal House.  Crystal House is a specialist inpatient unit for young people (aged 13 to 18 years) with a learning disability (and/or Autism) and mental health need. We have a specialist team who work closely with the young person and their family/carers to provide assessment […]

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

    14 June 2019

    CNWL is celebrating Learning Disability Week with the opening of the first London unit for young people with a learning disability on Monday 17 June. The new unit means more children in London, aged 13 to 18, who have a learning disability and also mental health issues or challenging behaviours, can receive care and treatment […]

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    Helping mental health service users back into work in Milton Keynes

    13 June 2019

    Mental health service users in Milton Keynes will be helped back into the workplace from this summer thanks to a joint initiative involving CNWL and the BLMK STP (Sustainability and Transformation Partnership). Three Individual Placement and Support (IPS) workers will be based at two CNWL clinics in Milton Keynes to help clients of the community […]

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    Grenfell anniversary: How to contact the NHS

    13 June 2019

    Grenfell Staff – in Green Grenfell T-Shirts (and with NHS ID) will be out and about in the community all day, and covering community events (see below) plus some schools. People can also call the Outreach Team on 020 8962 4393. To contact the Therapy Service please call 020 8637 6279 or Email: grenfell.wellbeingservice@nhs.net Time […]

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    Supporting people with difficult moments

    13 June 2019

    By Dr Sarah Heke Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Adult Therapy Team Throughout the course of our journey with Grenfell Tower fire survivors, bereaved family members and the local community we have faced many difficult moments. These have included things that might be expected following a traumatic event, and moments unique to this incident. At every stage, […]

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    Grenfell: Thought piece – looking back, thinking forward

    13 June 2019

    By Dr John Green, Clinical Director The Grenfell Tower fire caused a great deal of psychological disturbance and the NHS response has been complex and wide-ranging.. We worked with the Metropolitan police to take the bereaved and survivors back into the tower.. We carried out community screening for trauma at events and door-to-door, to identify […]

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    The Impact of Grenfell: Experiences of Therapy

    13 June 2019

    Below are three personal testimonies marking the second anniversary of the Fire and one poem. They are written by three of our Service User Consultants – Sarah Iroegbu, Richard and Sabre; local people who received therapy at Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service and who now work with us, bringing their experience and skills to help […]

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    Free Grenfell wellbeing courses to start in pilot project

    11 June 2019

    The Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service together with CNWL’s Recovery & Wellbeing College are running a pilot project, offering free workshops on personal recovery, resilience building and wellbeing for the North Kensington community. “We are committed to working in co-production with the community to deliver workshops and courses that are culturally relevant to the wellbeing […]

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    Surrey residents can now order contraception online

    11 June 2019

    Surrey residents can now order the pill online from the CNWL sexual health website. This includes New or repeat progestogen only pill Repeat combined pill (for existing sexual health patients of CNWL only) For other contraception services such as an implant or coil fitting, an appointment is still needed.   Mark Maguire, CNWL’s Sexual Health […]

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    Grenfell two years on

    11 June 2019

    CNWL Chief Operating Officer, Robyn Doran said, “It’s a privilege for me personally, and our staff to walk alongside the North Kensington community, helping people during very distressing and traumatic times. We will continue to be with you, alongside you, over the coming years; in and around the community and at the end of a […]

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