Dementia Awareness Week 2015 - helping patients and their loved ones cope with a diagnosis in dementia
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is proud to support Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from the 17 - 23 May 2015.
Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related symptoms) associated with an ongoing decline of the brain and its abilities. This leads... »
18 May 2015
Come and join us for our public open day at Springfield University Hospital on Friday 15 May
11-17 May 2015 is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is Mindfulness.
You are invited to the Trust's Mental Health Awareness Week public open day at Springfield University Hospital tomorrow.
South West London and St George's Mental Health... »
14 May 2015
DATE CHANGE: June Board meeting has moved to Wednesday 3 June
Please note, the June Board meeting has been rescheduled and will now take place on Wednesday 3rd June.
For further information on Board meetings click here . »
13 May 2015
Celebrating the successes of mental health nurses on International Nurses’ Day
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is proud to support International Nurses' Day today, sending a message of appreciation to all mental health nurses - and all nurses who work tirelessly across the world.
The Trust, which provides mental health... »
12 May 2015
11 – 17th is Mental Health Awareness Week at SWLSTG!
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 with a week-long series of events next week around the theme of mindfulness.
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week is highlighting mindfulness, and the positive steps... »
08 May 2015
New Non-Executive Director at SWLSTG
Dr Ali Hasan has been appointed Non-Executive Director at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG).
Dr Hasan has joined the Board whose primary duty is to oversee the Trust's work, guiding the strategic direction and ensuring that care is high-quality and safe.... »
07 May 2015
Your views needed for NHS England’s new Mental Health Taskforce
NHS England has announced a new Mental Health Taskforce which will develop a five year national strategy for mental health, covering all ages.
The strategy will be published in the summer, and will be aligned with NHS England's Five Year Forward View for the whole NHS.
05 May 2015
SWLSTG is proud to support Deaf Awareness Week 2015 with free events for everyone
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is proud to support Deaf Awareness Week 2015.
Deaf Awareness Week aims to raise awareness and understanding of the Deaf community and during the week Deaf Staff Nurse Jackie Wan and Communication Facilitator for Deaf... »
05 May 2015
Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week with SWLSTG!
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 with a week-long series of events in May around the theme of mindfulness, including public open days at our Tolworth and Springfield University Hospital sites.
29 April 2015
Website development workshops - help us develop our new website
We are developing a new website.
We want our website to be user friendly. We want people to be able to find the information they need, quickly and easily so we think it's important to involve the people who use our services, their families and carers in the development of the new site.... »
24 April 2015
Trust OCD expert is guest speaker at national Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Conference
Dr Lynne Drummond, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) expert and head of South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust's specialist OCD and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Clinic, will be speaking at the national OCD Conference in Manchester hosted by OCD Action on Saturday 18 April.... »
15 April 2015
Appointment of Director of Finance and Performance at SWLSTG
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Parr as Director of Finance and Performance.
Michael is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in finance and commercial management in the NHS.
08 April 2015
Merton CCG opens Nelson Health Centre
Merton Clinical Commissioning Group have opened the Nelson Health Centre, a new health centre, on Kingston Road.
This will bring together a wide range of health and care services closer to the local community, enabling patients to be seen in one place and only go to hospital when it... »
02 April 2015
SWLSTG Nurse awarded prestigious Fellowship
Katie Whitewood, the Lead Nurse at the Wandsworth Behaviour and Communication Support Service (BACCS) team at the South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) has been awarded a Fellowship on Health Education England's prestigious Older Person's Nurse Fellowship Programme.... »
01 April 2015
£160 million once in a lifetime transformation of mental health services approved
Patients and staff at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust are celebrating today, as plans for a £160 million revamp of mental health services in south west London were approved by NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG's) in Kingston, Merton, Richmond,... »
27 March 2015
SWLSTG supports NHS Sustainability Day
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is supporting NHS Sustainability Day today, with information stalls promoting cycling to work and encouraging staff to sign up to the national campaign.
The NHS Sustainability Day is a day of action where organisations... »
26 March 2015
SWLSTG Nurse shortlisted for Student Nursing Times Award
Anita Winfield, Clinical Nurse Specialist at the South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust, has been shortlisted for the Student Nursing Times Mentor of the Year Award.
This award recognises the important role of the mentor in the education of student nurses and midwives.... »
23 March 2015
Cafe Connect is open for business
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) have launched an innovative cafe staffed by people who use mental health services.
Cafe Connect is a unique occupational therapy project and is run entirely by patients for fellow patients and staff. It is based at the... »
16 March 2015
Trust wins a £1 million major new contract
South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust (SWLSTG) have been awarded a major new contract with the Health Foundation to support their 'Innovating for Improvement Programme'.
Springfield Consultancy, a team of clinical innovators and improvement specialists at SWLSTG,... »
12 March 2015
No Smoking Day – helping smokers quit
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is proud to support No Smoking Day today - and help patients and staff at the Trust to quit smoking.
Tobacco dependence is the greatest single cause of avoidable death in London, claiming one in five lives across the... »
11 March 2015