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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.

Forensic services are now smoke-free

04 Jan 2016

The trust’s forensic services at St Bernard’s Hospital have gone smoke-free from today (4 January). Local services inpatient and community sites will be going smoke-free next week, on Monday 11 January, which means tobacco products can no longer be used on any of our sites. This includes all of our wards, grounds, and vehicles. Patients will […]

Lakeside Christmas fair

17 Dec 2015

Staff and patients at Lakeside Mental Health Unit joined together on Wednesday 16 December to celebrate the festive season with a host of activities at their Christmas fair.

Broadmoor nurse Edward Vandi named Nurse of the Year at Nursing Times Awards

08 Dec 2015

Edward Vandi, nurse and team leader at Broadmoor Hospital, was named Nurse of the Year at last night’s Nursing Times Awards.

Quality Awards 2015

04 Dec 2015

The winners of the 2015 Quality Awards were announced last night (3 December) at a special ceremony, hosted by director of nursing Beverley Murphy.

Staff work with the local community to improve care in a mental health crisis

04 Dec 2015

More than 80 people took part in a lively, interactive workshop at Ealing Town Hall to help redesign services by testing out how mental health workers should best respond in different crisis scenarios.

Trust awarded for compliance and innovation

01 Dec 2015

West London Mental Health Trust has received a certificate for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Core Skills Compliance’, due to our high levels of compliance for statutory and mandatory training. Ali Webster, head of staff development, attended the core skills annual conference on Tuesday 24 November to receive the award. It was also revealed that we are now […]