Celebrating World Mental Health Day: Mayor of Hounslow joins residents for 10k walk

17 Oct 2017

The Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Sue Sampson, joined Hounslow residents in celebrating World Mental Health Day on Saturday 14 October. They participated in ‘Walk & Talk’ – a free 10km walk organised by Brentford FC Community Sports Trust (Brentford FC CST) and West London Mental Health NHS Trust (WLMHT). The walk, which saw nearly 100 […]

World Mental Health Day celebrated across Trust

13 Oct 2017

Staff came together to continue the fight against stigma and supported World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October) this week, which was themed around mental health in the workplace. A range of events and activities took place to mark the annual fixture – thank you to all staff who got involved!

Trust’s Chief Executive responds to Prime Minister’s comments on race inequality in the public sector

10 Oct 2017

Commenting on Theresa May’s remarks on race inequality in public services, Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive at West London Mental Health NHS Trust said:

“At West London Mental Health NHS Trust we believe that a strong organisation is a diverse one. Over half of our staff are from a BME background and we are proud of our diversity and value the contribution of all of our staff regardless of race, sexuality, gender, sex, age, disability or marital status.

Trust staff past and present contribute to UKCP Journal

09 Oct 2017

Lesley Day, WMLHT’s previous Head of Service at the Cassel Hospital and current Trustee for the Cassel Charitable Trust has guest edited a special issue of UKCP’s quarterly Journal The Psychotherapist, entitled Personality Disorder: What works for whom? (Summer, 2017). Lesley was the Head of Service at the Cassel for over 16 years (until 2013). […]

Trust gears up to celebrate World Mental Health Day

05 Oct 2017

The Trust will mark World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October 2017) with a variety of activities and events across services in line with this year’s theme – mental health in the workplace.

World Mental Health Day: Jo’s story on mental health in the workplace

05 Oct 2017

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10 October 2017, Jo, a Personal Assistant working in the Home Ward Ealing service at West London Mental Health NHS Trust, has spoken about the unwavering support she received from the Trust’s Occupational Health team when she experienced a mental health crisis earlier this year.

Statement on Care Quality Commission’s reinspection of Broadmoor Hospital

22 Sep 2017

Commenting on the CQC’s re-inspection report of Broadmoor Hospital, Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive at West London Mental Health NHS Trust, which includes Broadmoor Hospital said: “The most recent re-inspection at Broadmoor Hospital recognises the significant improvements we have put in place to improve staffing levels and the positive impact this has had on patient care. […]

Trust’s Learning and Development team awarded ‘Gold standard’ accreditation for work experience programme

20 Sep 2017

Fair Train, a national charity and owners of the national Work Experience Quality Standard accreditation, have awarded the Learning and Development Team (L&D) at West London Mental Health NHS Trust with the highest level of accreditation, Gold, for its work experience programme.

An evening of co-production at First’s Flourish

15 Sep 2017

Join the FIRST team on Tuesday 19 September to celebrate co-production and for your chance to meet new people, enjoy live performances and view amazing artwork. Venue: The Orr Room, The Lyric, Lyric Square, Hammersmith, W6 0QL Times: 3-7pm The event is held in conjunction with West London Collaborative (WLC). The WLC provide invaluable feedback […]

Help and advice following the Parsons Green incident

15 Sep 2017

As you may have seen on the news this morning, police were called at approximately 08:20hrs on Friday 15 September to Parsons Green Underground Station following reports of a fire on a London tube train. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national coordinator for counter terrorism policing, has declared it a terrorist incident. Officers […]