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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 […]

Trust features in the Guardian Society pages

01 May 2019

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.  

New Broadmoor Hospital: West London NHS Trust takes formal possession of hospital buildings

01 May 2019

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 […]

Broadmoor Hospital’s Sheffield Ward wins illustrious Student Nursing Times Award

29 Apr 2019

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 […]

Brentford Sports FEST will raise awareness of mental health

18 Apr 2019

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 […]

Hammersmith Bridge closure

15 Apr 2019

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 becomes one of the first mental health trusts to recruit nurses from the Philippines

05 Apr 2019

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 […]