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    PrEP Impact Trial update

    23 January 2018

    Since October 2017 we have enrolled more than 450 people onto the PrEP Impact Trial at CNWL’s Mortimer Market Centre and Archway Centre. As this is a trial and not routine NHS service, we were only allocated a limited number of places by the PrEP Impact Trial team. Places have been allocated separately for men who have […]

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    Institute of Psychoanalysis invite our staff to CPD Trauma conference

    22 January 2018

    The Institute of Psychoanalysis (IOPA) is holding a one-day CPD conference for CNWL and other frontline NHS staff who have worked with families affected by trauma. The conference will take place on Thursday 1 March 2018 from 9.30am to 5.30pm. There will be talks from: Bernard Roberts, Psychoanalyst for adults and children, Head of the […]

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    Information about medicines: What resources are available

    22 January 2018

    We know that lots of patients say they aren’t provided with sufficient information about their medication in formats they can understand. We are working with our staff to make sure people get the information they need. All of our patients who are prescribed medication should be given information about it. It should be offered in verbal […]

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    Laura Haywood has won a Hidden Gem Award

    22 January 2018

    Congratulations to Laura Haywood, staff nurse at Colham Green Road Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit who is our latest Hidden Gem! Laura, a Registered Mental Health Nurse has worked at Colham Green since 2004. Her role is to support service users in their recovery. Laura said the best thing about her role ‘is feeling a sense […]

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    Statement to the Victoria Derbyshire Show about the impact of Grenfell on RBKC staff

    19 January 2018

    A CNWL spokesman said: “RBKC staff and volunteers supporting the community affected by Grenfell want to do a great job for all affected by the fire; and this can put them under strain and be traumatic. “RBKC have a staff support service and have commissioned and paid for additional support from our service – a […]

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    Hillingdon: Discharge to Assess

    18 January 2018

    ITN News (18 January) carried a story about Hillingdon Hospital and referred to the Discharge to Assess scheme. This is a briefing note about it from the partners: Discharge to Assess (D2A) was successfully piloted in Hillingdon hospital. The initiative encourages teams to think ‘Home First’ for patients who are no longer receiving acute inpatient […]

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    Bronzefield’s Gold status

    17 January 2018

    CNWL NHS Foundation Trust and prison bosses at HMP and YOI Bronzefield have launched a strategy to help the prison culture become trauma-informed. The aim is to help all within the prison environment gain a better understanding of the likely reactions of traumatised women – as many are within a prison environment – to confinement […]

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    Ryan Harris is this year’s first Hidden Gem Award winner

    17 January 2018

    Ryan Harris, CNWL Recruitment Team Leader has received a Hidden Gem Award for his efficient and proactive work. Ryan is responsible for leading and recruitment events for the Trust.  Originally from Blackpool, he joined CNWL in August 2016 as a Recruitment Advisor and then moved to his current role from November last year. Ryan was nominated […]

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    Updated Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) leaflets

    17 January 2018

    We have updated our Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) information leaflets, available for carers and schools.  Both leaflets are available in our Brent CAMHS and Westminster CAMHS, and provide tips and advice to help people looking after children with ADHD.  Download ADHD: Information for carers leaflet Download ADHD: Information for schools leaflet  

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    CNWL helps gang members with their health issues

    17 January 2018

    Dorcas Gwata, CNWL Clinical Nurse Specialist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Westminster, has been talking about the work with gangs as she reiterated her call for a scaling up of the work that aims to improve mental health support for young people affected by gang culture in Westminster. Speaking at the Royal […]

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