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Wednesday, 06 January 2016

Are you suffering from low mood or depression? Our Sutton Wellbeing service is open for business during January

Are you suffering from low mood or depression? Our Sutton Wellbeing service is open for business during January

Are you suffering from low mood or depression? Lots of people get depressed in winter, or suffer from 'the winter blues'. The medical name for this winter depression is seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

The Sutton Uplift service - a unique service which offers help and advice to people who are depressed or are anxious - is open for business throughout January to offer support and information on mental wellbeing.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Nearly 60 Christmas charity hampers donated by Trust staff to the Trussell Trust foodbank

Nearly 60 Christmas charity hampers donated by Trust staff to the Trussell Trust foodbank

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust staff across the boroughs of Kingston, Richmond, Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth have put together an amazing 58 Christmas charity hampers for the Trussell Trust foodbank this Christmas.

The Trussell Trust partners work with churches and communities to open new foodbanks nationwide, with over 420 foodbanks across the country. All food is donated by the public and sorted by volunteers.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Pharmacy Services develop innovative free app for safe lithium treatment

Pharmacy Services at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) have developed an innovative app that will be available for free to help with the safe prescribing, administering and monitoring of lithium.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Trust hosts visitors from Denmark to its ground breaking Recovery College

Trust hosts visitors from Denmark to its ground breaking Recovery College

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) ground breaking Recovery College played host to visitors from Denmark to learn more about the Trust's pioneering educational facility.

The Recovery College was the first UK College to provide recovery education for patients.

Friday, 09 October 2015

Celebrating World Mental Health Day on 10 October

Published Date: 09 October 2015

We celebrated World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October with two open events at our Springfield University site and in Kingston town centre.

Thursday, 08 October 2015

Recovery College balloon release led by Tooting MP Sadiq Khan

Published Date: 08 October 2015

To celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10 October, South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) Recovery College held a balloon release event on Friday 9 October, with journaling taster sessions, mindfulness workshops and lunch. 

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Join in Mental Health Month this October

Published Date: 29 September 2015

For up-to-date information on open days and other events - please see our timetable.

We have over 40 events across our sites in south west London, including:

 

  • WMH Logo in onecelebrating Black History Month with poetry, music and storytelling in our Springfield University Hospital and Tolworth Hospital canteens
  • A World Mental Health Day Balloon Release event on 9 October at Springfield University Hospital with workshops in mindfulness and journaling
  • Open days at Springfield University Hospital and Kingston All Saints Church on 10 October
  • Sutton Uplift Mental Health event on 13 October at Sutton Asda with interactive activities around the five ways to wellbeing
  • Pop Up Libraries
  • The Heart of Mindfulness Conference
  • Recovery College courses for staff and patients, their carers and families
  • Free staff welfare therapies and mindfulness drop in sessions
  • Plant and cake sales
  • Annual Heal Our Broken Village Conference on 28 October
  • Information stalls at Clapham Junction station with Trust staff talking about mental health

 

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Trust nurses attend prestigous international congress for law and mental health

Published Date: 17 September 2015

Two nurses from South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) Adult Acute Inpatient Services, Kiran Jnagal, and Felicity Mayer, were invited to a prestigious international congress for law and mental health.

Held at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna, the congress attracts an international community of leading researchers, academics, practitioners and professionals to share their perspectives on law and mental health.  Topics discussed include forensic psychiatry in Pakistan and the practical ethics between law and mental health in Guantanamo and death row. 

Thursday, 10 September 2015

#Upliftingimage competition – What makes you smile?

It is World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2015 and to demonstrate our support for challenging stigma South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) will be launching #UpliftingImage - a digital photography competition open to everyone living across our five boroughs - Sutton, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth.

#upliftingimageThe aim is simple - send in a photograph that uplift your mood - or makes you smile. 

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Annual Public Meeting 2015 - Thursday 24 September

Published Date: 18 August 2015

On Thursday 24 September we will be hosting our Annual Public Meeting.

The event will take place from 5.30pm in the Conference Suite, Main Building 14 (Entrance 3), Springfield University Hospital, 61 Glenburnie Road, London SW17 7DJ.

The Annual Public Meeting is an opportunity for you to learn about our achievements and challenges, as well as our vision for the future of the Trust. Following the formal business of the meeting there will be an opportunity to meet Board members and senior staff.

Refreshments will be provided.

Monday, 24 August 2015

Mental Health Matters - seminar on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Are you interested in learning more about our mental health services?

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust is hosting a series of free seminars to raise awareness of mental health conditions.

This is an opportunity to find out more about the Trust and the work we do in different areas of mental health.

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust will be hosting a seminar on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder on the 23 September between 18.00 to 20.00. 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder on the 23 September between 18.00 to 20.00. 

The seminar will last 45 minutes with an opportunity for you to ask questions at the end.  

 

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Annual Public Meeting 2015 - Thursday 24 September

On Thursday 24 September we will be hosting our Annual Public Meeting.

Monday, 17 August 2015

SWLSTG Merton Home Treatment Team celebrates gaining national accreditation

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating after the Merton Home Treatment Team (HTT) gained accreditation on the prestigious Home Treatment Accreditation Scheme (HTAS) run by the Royal College of Psychiatrists Centre for Quality Improvement.

Monday, 10 August 2015

Cavendish Square Group publish Mental Health Fact Book for London

The Cavendish Square Group, a collaboration of the 10 Trusts responsible for mental health services in London, have published their London Mental Health Fact Book today.

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