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Innovative new development pathway for healthcare assistants

08 Feb 2016

West London Mental Health Trust is launching an exciting new training pathway for healthcare assistants (HCAs), which will enable them to develop their careers by learning more nursing skills.

Helping staff and carers look after their own mental health

05 Feb 2016

To help look after the welfare of those who care for our patients, the Hammersmith & Fulham cognitive impairment and dementia service have been running mindfulness courses for the staff and carers of dementia patients.

New medium secure unit opens at St Bernard’s Hospital

02 Feb 2016

West London Mental Health Trust has opened a new state-of-the-art 80 bed hospital, Thames Lodge, on the St Bernard’s site in Ealing this week. The hospital will provide modern therapeutic care for men in a secure setting.

WLMHT becomes first trust to have three liaison psychiatry services accredited as ‘Excellent’

02 Feb 2016

West London Mental Health Trust has become the first trust in the UK to have three services accredited as ‘Excellent’ through the Psychiatric Liaison Accreditation Network (PLAN).

Trust appoints quality experts to help improve patient care

25 Jan 2016

West London Mental Health Trust will be working with one of the world’s leading innovators in health and health care improvement, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), to empower staff so that they develop their ideas and skills to improve patient care.

Ealing residents to benefit from new healthy lifestyle service

20 Jan 2016

Ealing residents seeking help to lead healthier lives will benefit from public health services that are more joined up by West London Mental Health Trust.

Trust goes smokefree

14 Jan 2016

All services at the trust have now gone smokefree, which means tobacco products can no longer be used on any of our sites.

Trust to transform services in line with Prime Minister’s pledge to improve mental health care

13 Jan 2016

We are transforming the services we offer west Londoners in line with the Prime Minister’s pledge, and with financial support from local clinical commissioning groups.

Community mental health survey

12 Jan 2016

Each year, we take part in the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) national community mental health survey. The CQC collects information from people who use our adult community mental health services and we use the feedback we receive to inform improvements to our work. If you are over 18 and used our services between 1 September and 30 […]

New place of safety arrangements

04 Jan 2016

We have agreed to build a new place of safety suite at Lakeside Mental Health Unit to improve the environment for people being assessed under section 136 of the Mental Health Act.