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Thrive LDN event in Ealing

09 Feb 2018

Thrive London is hosting a local event in Ealing on Thursday 8 March from 4pm to 6.30pm at the University of West London, Ealing Campus, St Mary’s Road and will be a chance to have a conversation about mental health and wellbeing in Ealing. Thrive London is a citywide movement for mental health, supported by the […]

Trust responds to Health and Social Care Secretary’s ‘zero suicide’ ambition

01 Feb 2018

The Health and Social Care Secretary, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt, spoke at the National Suicide Prevention Alliance conference yesterday in London to discuss a national mission for “zero suicides.” Mr Hunt says this will include more in-depth reviews of each patient death by suicide in the NHS, and ensuring all staff are alert to patient […]

Trust’s statement on service disruption at Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health Unit

31 Jan 2018

Commenting following flooding in West London, a spokesperson for West London Mental Health NHS Trust said: “The flooding in West London is having a significant impact on Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health Unit with no running water available from the mains earlier today. “We are working closely and at pace with Thames Water and partners to […]

Blue plates to be trialled for dementia patients

29 Jan 2018

From Thursday 1 February, all patients in The Limes, Southall, will receive meals on blue patients as part of an initiative to serve dementia-friendly meals. Research shows that changing from white to blue plates enables patients with dementia to see food better as sometimes, they experience difficulties with their sight and perception. For example, chicken, […]

West London Mental Health NHS Trust provides mental health first aid training to constituency staff

25 Jan 2018

In a pioneering move, West London Mental Health NHS Trust has teamed up with its One You Ealing service and Mental Health First Aid to provide valuable mental health first aid training to staff from local MPs’ constituency offices. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training is an educational course aimed at individuals who are not […]

Trust responds to Government response on report from Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (ECPT)

23 Jan 2018

Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive at West London Mental Health NHS Trust said: “We have noted the findings of the report from the 2016 visit and have already addressed many of them through our existing quality improvement programme. “It is important to remember that Broadmoor Hospital provides care and treatment for some of the country’s most […]

Trust’s Clinical Psychologist Dr Chris Harrop on Voice of Islam today

23 Jan 2018

Dr Chris Harrop, the Trust’s Clinical Psychologist in R&D and Hounslow EIS, will be appearing on the Voice of Islam’s Drive Time Show today from 4pm to discuss male suicide. In December last year, the Trust’s Psychotherapist Dr Mandy Hewey appeared on Zee TV’s popular lifestyle show ‘Zee Companion’ and raised awareness of mental health for […]

Top results for Broadmoor Hospital in security audit

20 Jan 2018

Broadmoor Hospital has achieved the highest possible rating in NHS England’s 2017 annual security audit.

Trust responds to report on clinical negligence payments

19 Jan 2018

Following on from a recent BBC News report on total clinical negligence payments by NHS Trusts over the last 5 years, Get West London has written today that West London Mental Health NHS Trust paid out £342 per episode of care for all errors between 2012/13 and 2016/17. The data was released by NHS Resolution, and […]

New video highlights Early Intervention Services to GPs

19 Jan 2018

Dr Julia Renton, Head of Psychological Services at West London Mental Health NHS Trust, has written and directed a short video updating GPs about the assessment of first episode psychosis and rapid referral to local NHS Early Intervention in Psychosis Services (EIPS). The 4-minute video has been commissioned by the NHS East of England Clinical […]