Cassel Hospital supporter Countess Mountbatten dies aged 93

21 Jun 2017

The Trust is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Countess Mountbatten of Burma, former trustee and tireless supporter of the Cassel Hospital charity, who has died aged 93.

Annual General Meeting 2017

19 Jun 2017

West London Mental Health NHS Trust’s annual general meeting will be held on Wednesday 19 July from 6pm – 8pm at St Paul’s Church in Hammersmith, and gives staff, patients and carers, local organisations and members of the public a chance to hear about changes, improvements and achievements made by the trust.

WLMHT Chief Executive interviewed in new report from NHS Providers

16 Jun 2017

A publication from NHS Providers titled “Provider Voices: Where Next for Commissioning?” has recently launched and features an interview with WLMHT’s Chief Executive Carolyn Regan.

Help and advice following Grenfell Fire and London attacks

15 Jun 2017

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, as well as the recent London attacks, we wanted to let people know how they can get help and support and share the advice NHS England has issued about coping with stress following a traumatic event.

Ealing health service sets over 2,000 quit smoking dates for residents in successful first year

14 Jun 2017

In its first year, One You Ealing – a primary care physical health service delivered by West London Mental Health NHS Trust – has seen a stream of successes, which has included setting over 2,000 quit dates through its ‘Smokefree Ealing’ initiative.

Trust joins Triangle of Care scheme and commits to further supporting carers

12 Jun 2017

In order to improve engagement between services users, carers and mental health professionals, West London Mental Health NHS Trust has committed to working closely in partnership with carers where possible and will implement the Carers Trust’s Triangle of Care.

WLMHT release new Food and Drink Strategy

08 Jun 2017

A new 3-year Food and Drink Strategy has been developed to benefit all of the Trust’s service users, visitors and staff. The facilities team has worked alongside the dietetics service and catering contractor Outsourced Client Solutions (OCS), as well as service users and carers to promote healthier food choices.

Trust-backed football team Hounslow Hawks FC wins FA Community Award

01 Jun 2017

Hounslow Hawks Football Club, managed by the Occupational Therapy Service at West London Mental Health NHS Trust and partly-funded by the trust’s charity, has won a ‘Best Inclusive Project’ FA Community Award for encouraging participation from all regardless of age, sex, race or disability, and championing social inclusion schemes within the Hounslow community. Hounslow Hawks provides football as therapy for patients and service users of the Trust who are living with a mental illness, and contributes to their well-being.

Trust supports staff and patients this Ramadan

26 May 2017

The holy month of Ramadan starts for Muslims on Friday 26 May, and will see many of our own staff and service users undergo a period of daily fasting, plus devotion to prayer and charitable acts. The holy month of Ramadan starts for Muslims on Friday 26 May, and will see many of our own staff and service users undergo a period of daily fasting, plus devotion to prayer and charitable acts, have pooled their expertise to provide food, drink and an information pack for a healthy Ramadan.

Trust-backed football team net FA Community Award nomination

23 May 2017

Hounslow Hawks Football Club, managed by the Occupational Therapy Service at West London Mental Health NHS Trust and partly-funded by the trust’s charity, has been nominated for a ‘Best Inclusive Project’ FA Community Award for encouraging participation from all regardless of age, sex, race or disability, as well as for championing social inclusion schemes within the Hounslow community.