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‘Let’s Talk Mental Health’ Conference

06 Feb 2019

The Trust has teamed up with Healthy Schools Ealing, Ealing Music Service, Talented Schools and the London Borough of Ealing to host a conference to break the silence of mental health for young people. Taking place on Thursday 7 February and coinciding with Children’s Mental Health Week (4-10 February), the conference has been co-designed with a […]

Back on Track celebrate its 10th birthday

01 Feb 2019

West London NHS Trust’s Back on Track service, which provides talking therapies for adults registered with a GP in Hammersmith and Fulham, is celebrating its 10th birthday with an afternoon tea on Friday 8 February, 2pm-4.30pm at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. Joining the Back on Track staff with their celebrations will be Andy Slaughter, MP […]

West London Trust’s response to the NHS Long Term Plan

07 Jan 2019

Welcoming the NHS Long Term Plan, published today, Carolyn Regan, West London NHS Trust’s Chief Executive, said: “I’m pleased to see the prominence given in the plan to mental health, backed up with £2.3bn a year more funding in real terms. Mental illness often starts in childhood, so the emphasis on children and adolescents and […]

West London NHS Trust moves up to good CQC rating, with staff going the extra mile for patients

21 Dec 2018

West London NHS Trust has been rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in its report published today. This comes less than two years after the Trust was rated as “requires improvement” by the CQC. The CQC has rated the Trust “outstanding” for caring and “good” for being effective, responsive and well-led. The […]

Hounslow chosen as a trailblazer for Mental Health in schools

20 Dec 2018

Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow and West London NHS Trust, is proud to have been chosen as one of the pilot sites for new school-based Mental Health Support Teams. Following the announcement today by NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care, Hounslow has been […]

Winter edition of @WestLondon out now

04 Dec 2018

The winter edition of @WestLondon is out now. Read it here

Adam clinches Apprentice of the Year

26 Nov 2018

Adam Cramp scooped ‘Apprentice of the Year’ in the prestigious national Our Health Heroes competition on Friday night (November 23rd). West London NHS Trust was one of the first trusts in the capital to launch the Nursing Degree Apprenticeship programme in April this year. Adam is one of the 14 staff who were chosen for […]

Major law firm donates over £600 to Trust Charity

19 Nov 2018

West London NHS Trust’s lawyers Bevan Brittan have donated all of the fees they received from NHS trusts across the country for the work they carried out on the NHS’s 70th birthday, Thursday 5 July, to charity. As part of this, Joanne Easterbrook, Senior Partner at Bevan Brittan visited Trust HQ on Monday 19 November […]

Senior clinician receives top teaching award

15 Nov 2018

A senior clinician has been awarded a prestigious teaching excellence award for inspiring the next generation of medical students.  Dr Sam Nayrouz, Director of Clinical Studies and Consultant Psychiatrist at West London NHS Trust and Hon Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine has been awarded the coveted ‘Imperial Medical School Teaching Excellence Award’. […]

Trust psychiatrist’s Guardian article about “sectioning”

12 Nov 2018

Dr Mariam Alexander, one of the Trust’s consultant liaison psychiatrists, has written an article in today’s Guardian, about her experiences of “sectioning” patients; in other words, detaining them in a hospital under the Mental Health Act. You can read her article “What’s it like for a psychiatrist to section someone? I wish I didn’t know,” […]