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About us

Promoting hope and wellbeing togetherWest London NHS Trust is one the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK.  We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives.  We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3,400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

Our clinical services

The Trust has three main Clinical service lines which are: 

  • Local & specialist services
  • Forensic services 
  • High secure services.

Local & specialist services 

Mental and physical healthcare in the community and hospital for people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham and Hounslow:

  • Acute mental health services
  • Community & recovery mental health services
  • Cognitive impairment & dementia services
  • Child & adolescent mental health services & developmental services
  • Psychological medicine services
  • Integrated care services

Forensic services  

West London forensic services cover at wider catchment area – providing a comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation

service for mentally disordered offenders, as well as those with challenging behaviour and specialist rehabilitation needs, in low and

medium secure settings.

High secure services 

The high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire is one of only three such units in England.  This service is a leader in the care

of men with severe mental illness and personality disorder who require care in conditions of high security.

How we are run

The Trust is led by a Board of non-executive and executive directors directors

The Board meets regularly and members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings.