Transformation of Step Down Service in Merton
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (the Trust) has been working in partnership with Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), using national best practice, to improve the 'step down' support available for patients after they are well enough to move out of inpatient mental... »
22 March 2016
Trust celebrates as staff member receives gold medal for outstanding achievements in Psychiatry
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) celebrated earlier this month as Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Lynne Drummond was awarded a gold medal for outstanding achievements in Psychiatry at the '7th Congress in Brain and Behavior' held in Greece on the 29 to 31 January... »
12 February 2016
SWLSTG Recovery College is celebrating Time to Talk Day
South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust will be celebrating Time to Talk Day on Thursday 4 February 2016.
The Trust's Recovery College - a pioneering educational facility and the first in the UK, providing self management courses to support recovery for patients, their... »
03 February 2016
Trust Patient Experience Team shortlisted for double award
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating after its Patient Experience team was shortlisted for two prestigious patient experience awards.
The Trust's Patient Experience team have been shortlisted for the awards: 'Turning it Around When it Goes... »
21 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?
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... »
06 January 2016
SWLSTG 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.
In the UK, Lithium Carbonate (often referred to... »
30 December 2015
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... »
18 December 2015
Groundbreaking use of Skype technology for patient appointments a huge success for SWLSTG
A groundbreaking project to use Skype for patient appointments has been a huge success and will be rolled out as an alternative to all patient consultations, South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust have announced today.
The Trust has been piloting the use of Skype for... »
10 December 2015
Wandsworth Well-being Service offers new sleep management workshops free to local residents
The Wandsworth Improving Access to Psychological Therapies service (IAPT) is offering free sleep management workshops for people experiencing sleep difficulties.
Wandsworth IAPT is part of the South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust and is a free service for anyone... »
07 December 2015
Double win at awards for SWLSTG Developing Patient Leaders Project
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has won two awards at the annual Health Innovation Network and Health Education South London Innovation Grants and Recognition Awards on Monday night.
The awards celebrate excellence and innovation in health care across South... »
02 December 2015
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... »
23 November 2015
SWLSTG celebrates winning prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists Team of the Year 2015
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating after the Trust's Drugs and Therapeutics Committee (DTC) won Psychiatric Team of the Year in the Royal College of Psychiatrists annual awards held on the 10 November 2015.
As part of their annual awards,... »
19 November 2015
Unique mental health service for Sutton residents holds launch event
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) held a launch event for their innovative primary care mental health service, Sutton Uplift on 4 November.
The service, which opened on 1 July 2015, has been sign posting local residents to the most appropriate... »
05 November 2015
SWLSTG achieves overall score of 85 per cent in annual Community Mental Health Survey
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has achieved an overall score of 85.6 per cent with patients saying they have had a good experience while using our mental health community services, according to the annual Community Mental Health Survey published by the CQC on the 21... »
02 November 2015
Have your say on an exciting new local community development – a prime 32 acre public park in Springfield
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has submitted plans to Wandsworth Council and you can contact the council during their local consultation which closes on Thursday (29 October).
Our proposals will provide a new, once in a lifetime, 32 acre public park, the... »
27 October 2015
SWLSTG announces the winners of the #upliftingimage 2015 digital photography competition
The Trust held a prize giving today for the winners of the #upliftingimage digital photography competition.
#upliftingimage is our digital photography competition held to coincide with World Mental Health Day and support the national Time to Change campaign.
The competition was... »
23 October 2015
SWLSTG celebrates a double win at the prestigious national Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) is celebrating after the Trust's Wandsworth Behaviour and Communication Support Service team (BACSS) and the Wandsworth 'Mothers Like Me' service won awards at the Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards last night.
15 October 2015
Celebrating World Mental Health Day on 10 October
We celebrated World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October with two open events at our Springfield University site and in Kingston town centre.
Our open event at Kingston All Saints Church was held from 11 to 3pm and was part of the Kingston Mind Festival taking place in the church.... »
09 October 2015
Recovery College balloon release led by Tooting MP Sadiq Khan
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.
Our Trust's ground-breaking Recovery... »
08 October 2015
Join in Mental Health Month this October
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:
celebrating Black History Month with poetry, music and storytelling in our Springfield University Hospital and Tolworth... »
29 September 2015