MP for Ealing and Southall, Virendra Sharma MP, praised mental health nurses for their ‘dedication and hard work’, as he kicked off Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) with a visit to West London NHS Trust’s 24/7 Helpline. The Single Point of Access (SPA) received a staggering 60,782 calls for the year between April 2018 […]
We at West London NHS Trust are delighted to announce a full week of activity across Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May). Expect some important announcements, inspiring case studies and high-profile names across the West London community giving support for the fantastic work we do. In doing so, we are dedicating each of the seven […]
Steve Tolan, the NHS in London’s Allied Health Professionals Lead, joined the Hounslow Hawks, a football team made up of local users of mental health services, for a kick about at Goals in Isleworth. The football session came at the end of a visit by Steve Tolan to West London NHS Trust, to see how […]
Body Worn Video Cameras (BWVCs) article in the Guardian today (01/05/19) features West London NHS Trust. You can read the full article here.
West London NHS Trust has taken formal possession of the new Broadmoor Hospital from the construction company Kier. Following the Trust’s decision to approve takeover of the five new hospital buildings, work will now begin on preparations to transfer patients currently being cared for in Britain’s oldest high secure psychiatric hospital to a modern, state […]
On Friday 26 April 2019, Broadmoor Hospital’s Sheffield Ward and Buckinghamshire New University were announced as the winner of the ‘Student Placement of the Year: Hospital’ category, at the Student Nursing Times Award ceremony, Grosvenor House, London. The ward was nominated by one of its student nurses, Emily Crellin, who had been placed there last […]
Local residents are encouraged to lace-up their running shoes and take part in Brentford’s biggest sporting event – while raising awareness of mental health. The event, which will take place on Sunday 12 May at Syon Park, offers an array of multi-sports activities for all the family. Run in partnership with Brentford Lock West, The […]
On Wednesday 10 April, it was announced that Hammersmith Bridge was to close for motorists indefinitely. This is due to ‘critical faults’ on the bridge, meaning that only pedestrians and cyclists can pass. This may affect those trying to access the Trust’s services across Hammersmith and Fulham. Suzanne Morton, Head of Nursing for Local Services, […]
West London NHS Trust has become one of the first mental health trusts in the country to launch a recruitment drive for nurses overseas. The first group of three nurses, from the Philippines, have just finished their training and joined the team at Lakeside Mental Health Unit, Hounslow, on the West Middlesex Hospital site. The […]
West London NHS Trust is aware that the sirens at Broadmoor Hospital have been activated this morning (3 April 2019). A fault has been found in the system and is being looked into. There has been no security breach and there is no risk to patients and the public.