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Chief Executive responds to Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report on mental health care

21 Mar 2018

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman have presented a report on mental health care in the NHS to Parliament today. The report, ‘Maintaining momentum: driving improvements in mental health care’, shows that failings in mental health care are causing harm and needless distress to vulnerable patients and their families. The report is based on an […]

Janice Barber appointed as non-executive Director

16 Mar 2018

Welcome to Janice Barber who has been appointed as a non-executive director at the Trust. Non-executive directors are appointed by NHS Improvement for the skills and experience they can bring from ‘outside’ the organisation. The board is led by a non-executive chair. Janice is a practising solicitor specialising in NHS law with a particular emphasis […]

High Sheriffs celebrate dedication and compassion of Broadmoor Hospital staff

13 Mar 2018

The first ever High Sheriff’s Awards at Broadmoor Hospital took place on Monday 12 March 2018 (yesterday). The Trust was honoured to welcome not just one but three High Sheriffs to the hospital. We were joined by the High Sheriff of The Royal County of Berkshire, Sarah Scrope; the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Jane Cranston; […]

Trust’s apprentices celebrated on National Apprenticeship Week

09 Mar 2018

This week, we have been celebrating the 11th annual National Apprenticeship week. This year’s theme is ‘Apprenticeships Work’ to showcase how apprenticeships work for individuals, employers, local communities and the wider economy. To celebrate our apprentices, we have put together a range of case studies to promote the fantastic work they do and how their […]

Chief Executive responds to Care Quality Commission’s report on children and young people’s mental health needs

08 Mar 2018

In response to the Care Quality Commission’s report ‘Are we listening? Review of children and young people’s mental health services’, Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive of West London Mental Health Trust commented: “We welcome this review into how services can work together  to make sure children and young people and their carers receive high quality mental health care […]

Trust maintains and improves results in 2017 NHS staff survey

06 Mar 2018

On Tuesday 6 March 2018, NHS England published the results of the 2017 staff survey. West London Mental Health NHS Trust is delighted to announce that we have maintained or improved our results across the board. Our staff engagement score – which measures advocacy (whether staff would recommend the Trust as a place to work […]

‘Good progress’ on WLMHT wards says Care Quality Commission

28 Feb 2018

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a re-inspection report on our acute wards and psychiatric intensive care unit today (Wednesday 28 February 2018). As this was a focused inspection, the service was not re-rated. As well as areas for improvement and learning, the report highlights good practice and notes that “good progress had been […]

Trust’s Team Secretary wins ‘Leader of the Year’ at Unsung Hero Awards 2018

26 Feb 2018

Karen Spick, Team Secretary at Broadmoor Hospital, part of West London Mental Health NHS Trust, has been awarded administrative staff ‘Leader of the Year’ at the prestigious Unsung Hero Awards 2018. The Unsung Hero Awards are the only national awards for non-medical/non-clinical NHS healthcare staff and volunteers who go above and beyond the call of […]

NHS England highlight Back on Track’s staff wellbeing case study

20 Feb 2018

NHS England has showcased the work of the Trust’s Hammersmith and Fulham IAPT service (Back on Track) to show how mental health care across the NHS is changing and developing to better meet people’s needs. The case study conveys how challenges such as stressful situations and day-to-day demands prompted the formation of a wellbeing team […]

Trust’s CBT Therapist Jayshree Pithia on Westside Radio today

15 Feb 2018

As part of the Trust’s on-going work to reach Black and Minority Ethnic communities who may need our services, Dr Jayshree Pithia, CBT Therapist for Ealing IAPT, will be interviewed live on Westside Radio 89.6 FM this evening. Dr Pithia will feature on the Talks with Tosin show to discuss the Ealing IAPT service and […]