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National Award for Hounslow Dementia Liaison Service

16 Jul 2019

West London NHS Trust’s Hounslow Dementia Liaison Service were celebrating last night as they won the Positive Practice in Mental Health’s National Older People’s Mental Health and Dementia Award, under the category of ‘Initiatives to support older people’s mental health needs in general hospitals’ at an award ceremony in Bristol. The Dementia Liaison Service is […]

Broadmoor Hospital now has Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM)

15 Jul 2019

Broadmoor Hospital is the second NHS hospital in the UK to have gained an approved Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) from the Restorative Justice Council. Restorative Service is a system of criminal justice which focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large. The RSQM is a badge of […]

2018-19 Annual Report and Accounts highlights a significant turning point for West London NHS Trust

12 Jul 2019

West London NHS Trust has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2018-19. The report highlights a range of highlights and achievements from the year, including: A Good overall rating from the Care Quality Commission, with Outstanding for being caring  A new partnership, led by the Trust, to deliver community health and care services in […]

Summer edition of @WestLondon out now

11 Jul 2019

The Summer edition of @WestLondon is out now, which contains all the latest news from West London NHS Trust. This issue’s theme is innovation, and features our new hospital buildings at Broadmoor, interactive games we use to stimulate people living with dementia, and our research and development work. We also highlight some of the work […]

Help shape the Long Term Plan in North West London – give your views

09 Jul 2019

Across the country NHS teams are working to develop local responses to deliver the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan. “As medicine advances, health needs change and society develops, so the NHS has to continually move forward so that in 10 years’ time we have a service fit for the future. “The NHS Long […]

CAMHS showcases inpatient project in Vienna

02 Jul 2019

Members of our CAMHS team have this week showcased a big project they’ve recently completed with Central North West London NHS Trust (CNWL) and Priory Roehampton, at the 18th International Congress of European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) in Vienna. The project circles around improving inpatient care for adolescents in north west London. Here, we joined […]

New era for community healthcare in Ealing

01 Jul 2019

The partnership’s aim over the 10 years is to make it easier for people in Ealing to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated in a coordinated way, closer to home wherever appropriate. This, in turn, should improve their overall health and wellbeing. In the future, instead of GPs having to […]

Research – a force to be reckoned with at the Trust

28 Jun 2019

We can talk about the amazing Mediterranean banquet University of West London provided. We can talk about the fantastic weather in Ealing. But these things are, ultimately, secondary to how well our annual Research Conference went. There are exciting things happening at the Research and Development department, particularly over the past 12 months where some intriguing […]

Mental health patients move out of Victorian buildings, bringing improved care

26 Jun 2019

Over 30 service users are benefiting from improved care, delivered in a modern environment, after moving this week out of buildings dating back to the mid 19th century. The service users have moved to Medway Lodge, on the St Bernard’s site in Hanwell, which has just completed a two year refurbishment. The 34 service users […]

Placing spotlight on SEN contribution to NHS

25 Jun 2019

On Wednesday (25 June), we celebrated the contribution of 14 inspiring young people with special educational needs (SEN) to the Trust, with a graduation at The Stoop stadium in Twickenham. This is part of the piloted Project Choice scheme, a programme that gives said young people a chance to boost their employability skills and self-confidence, […]