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West London NHS Trust AGM – Wednesday 24 July 2019

05 Jun 2019

We are delighted to announce that our AGM takes place on Wednesday 24 July 2019, 6-8pm at Paul Robeson Theatre, Hounslow, TW3 1ES. This AGM is a perfect opportunity to express your views, hear how the Trust has been doing over the past 12 months and also engage with some of our services.  We hope […]

Children’s Commissioner report highlights Ealing services as examples of good practice

23 May 2019

There has been lots of news stories, in recent months, about how people in inpatient care are being treated. On Monday (20 May), The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, published a report about how children with learning disabilities or autism are being ‘let down’ because they are being admitted to secure units unnecessarily, without […]

Support for administrator Carol Puplett after cochlear implant

18 May 2019

Meet Carol Puplett. She has been at the Trust for more than eleven years, working as a Learning and Development Administrator at Broadmoor. From the age of five, she had been diagnosed as deaf and relied on hearing aid and lip reading to get through each day. Carol managed fine with her hearing aid and […]

Combating eating disorders with courage, compassion and trust

17 May 2019

According to Beat Eating Disorders charity, 1.25 million people in the UK are diagnosed with an eating disorder. Between 2010-11 and 2017 the number of NHS admissions for people with an eating disorder has doubled. The demand for such services continues to increase today. Here at the Trust, we have a dedicated community eating disorders […]

IAPT’s shining moments

17 May 2019

Since the previous Mental Health Awareness Week, in May 2018, it has been all hard work and deserved recognition for our Hammersmith and Fulham IAPT team, known as ‘Back on Track’. Over the past 12 months, the team has been recognised in a number of ways for the fantastic work they do, positively impacting their […]

Good mobility is key for positive wellbeing

15 May 2019

Welcome to Day Three of Mental Health Awareness Week. With the theme circling around ‘body image’, there is no better time to focus on a service of ours that looks into how well we move. Meet the Community Independence Service (CIS). The team is largely compiled of physiotherapists and occupational therapists (some of whom are […]

Setting standards around integrated physical and mental healthcare

14 May 2019

While the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) circles around ‘body image’, we at the Trust are dedicating each day highlighting the fantastic work we do, under the key theme umbrella. Today, we focus on physical health. Since last year, we changed our name to ‘West London NHS Trust’, reflecting our position of […]

Virendra Sharma MP visits West London NHS Trust’s Helpline – which receives over 60,000 calls per year

13 May 2019

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 […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is here

13 May 2019

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 […]

NHS England boss joins kick about with Hounslow patients’ football team

03 May 2019

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 […]