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Disused land sold to fund new hospital buildings

13 Mar 2014

Part of the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Southall which dates back to the 19th century has been bought by London developer and housing association group Catalyst to create 270 new homes on the site.

Quit the habit on national No Smoking Day

10 Mar 2014

Smokers across west London who want to kick the habit are being told ‘no ifs and no butts’ ahead of this week’s national No Smoking Day (12 March). A team of experts from Smokefree Ealing, managed by West London Mental Health NHS Trust, are calling on smokers to kick the habit and to use their service to help them.

New service to improve mental health care in police cells

07 Mar 2014

The trust has launched a pilot service that sees mental health clinicians working in police custody suites to assess people with suspected mental health problems.

WLMHT takes Speak Out Safely pledge

05 Mar 2014

We have taken the Nursing Times Speak Out Safely pledge, giving staff a clear message that we are committed to safe patient care and to empowering staff to raise concerns in the knowledge that they will not suffer as a consequence.

New clinical director at Broadmoor Hospital

28 Feb 2014

West London Mental Health NHS Trust has appointed Dr Amlan Basu as clinical director for Broadmoor Hospital.

BBC presentation celebrates Broadmoor’s 150th anniversary

28 Feb 2014

BBC News online has produced a special audio-visual presentation to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Broadmoor Hospital.

Sir Quentin Blake unveils hospital artwork

19 Feb 2014

Striking images of St Bernard’s Hospital by renowned artists Sir Quentin Blake and Cressida Bell have been unveiled at a mental health unit on the Ealing site.

Community mental health survey 2014

18 Feb 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will soon be asking people about their experiences of community mental health services.

Tube strike called off as unions reach agreement

10 Feb 2014

The planned Tube strike, due to start this evening, has been called off as both unions involved said they are suspending industrial action.

Broadmoor Hospital hosts seminar about future of high secure services

07 Feb 2014

Mental health experts from across the UK are being given the opportunity to hear about the future of high secure mental health services over the next 50 years from a number of clinical experts.