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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 […]

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, […]