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Coproduced new vision for standards of care on inpatient wards

04 Apr 2018

Using a truly collaborative approach, West London Mental Health NHS Trust and We Coproduce have created standards of care that describe what excellent patient-centred care on inpatient wards looks like. The Trust commissioned We Coproduce (formerly West London Collaborative) to work with its community to create these new standards of care for inpatient units. The… Continue Reading Coproduced new vision for standards of care on inpatient wards

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

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… Continue Reading Janice Barber appointed as non-executive Director

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;… Continue Reading High Sheriffs celebrate dedication and compassion of Broadmoor Hospital staff

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… Continue Reading Trust’s apprentices celebrated on National Apprenticeship Week

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

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… Continue Reading Trust maintains and improves results in 2017 NHS staff survey

‘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… Continue Reading ‘Good progress’ on WLMHT wards says Care Quality Commission

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

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