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‘Togetherness matters’ – a statement from Trust Chief Executive, Carolyn Regan

05 Jun 2020

In recent weeks I have been discussing with colleagues about the power of collaboration. This week, the issue capturing global attention stems from the complete opposite. I would like to express my horror at the recent incident in Minneapolis, that led to the death of George Floyd. What happened, caught on camera and shared globally,… Continue Reading ‘Togetherness matters’ – a statement from Trust Chief Executive, Carolyn Regan

Megan Heaphy interview in Daily Mirror – Thursday 4 June 2020

04 Jun 2020

Occupational Therapy Assistant at Broadmoor Hospital, Megan Heaphy, features in the Daily Mirror today (Thursday 4 June) to talk about her role as an OT and how she has adapted her role during Covid-19. You can read the interview below. In the meantime, if you want to find a job at West London, we have… Continue Reading Megan Heaphy interview in Daily Mirror – Thursday 4 June 2020

West London NHS Trust maintains ‘good’ overall rating from Care Quality Commission

02 Jun 2020

West London NHS Trust has been recognised as “very patient-centred with many examples of staff and leaders going the extra mile to support patients” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), in its report published today. Following inspection by the CQC in early 2020, the Trust has maintained its ‘good’ overall rating, its ‘outstanding’ rating for… Continue Reading West London NHS Trust maintains ‘good’ overall rating from Care Quality Commission

Thank you to our volunteers

01 Jun 2020

People who’ve volunteered their time, skills and energy have been supporting teams across the Trust during the Covid-19 crisis. Here are the stories of just three of our volunteers: Marcus had just completed a year’s business administrator apprenticeship at JC Decaux and was working in their fleet department, when the pandemic hit.  Unfortunately, he was… Continue Reading Thank you to our volunteers

Meet some of our staff who’ve redeployed to support patients & colleagues

26 May 2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, staff across the Trust are using their skills and experience in new roles to support patients and their colleagues. Here are the stories of three members of staff who have embraced the change in their role and their normal work area to help other teams. Uzma Bhatti – Redeployed… Continue Reading Meet some of our staff who’ve redeployed to support patients & colleagues

Mental Health Awareness Week: Be kind to yourself – tips for a good night’s sleep

20 May 2020

If you’re having difficulty getting a good night’s sleep during the current pandemic, you’re not alone. Whether you’re one of the lucky people who usually sleep well or if you’ve had sleep problems before, having problems with falling or staying asleep may happen suddenly. Or it may be that existing sleep problems have worsened. Getting… Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Be kind to yourself – tips for a good night’s sleep

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: recommended mental wellbeing apps

19 May 2020

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is kindness. With demanding jobs and lives – particularly as we adapt to our daily routine during the Covid-19 pandemic – we often forget to take a step back and take care of our own mental wellbeing. There are many ways we can show kindness to… Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: recommended mental wellbeing apps

How to be kind to others and to yourself

18 May 2020

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week couldn’t come at a more apt time. The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown is having a big impact on many people’s mental health. The theme chosen by the Mental Health Foundation is kindness: and being kind to ourselves and one another during these challenging times is vital. Estelle Moore,… Continue Reading How to be kind to others and to yourself

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

18 May 2020

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) is kindness – particularly relevant during a time of considerable anxiety and stress for our staff, their families, patients and their carers as the Covid-19 situation continues to have a major aspect on almost every aspect of our lives. We’re supporting/celebrating this theme over… Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

Shine a light on International Day of the Nurse – 12 May

12 May 2020

The World Health Organisation has marked 12 May as the International Day of the Nurse. This year coincides with Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. As a pioneer in public health, it is fitting that her legacy is used to celebrate all the hard work that nurses do all over the world. Nursing has touched all of… Continue Reading Shine a light on International Day of the Nurse – 12 May