A pioneering project led by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) tackling the physical health of people with serious mental illness has secured a £65,000 award to pinpoint those most in need of health care.
With schizoaffective disorder, type 2 diabetes and a number of other conditions, Ayo, a C&I service user, is being treated by the Trust for both his mental and physical health issues.
Having previously been sectioned, Ayo's mental health is now under control and he is working with Trust colleagues including Susan Cummins, Community Physical Health Matron, to improve his physical health.
Psychologists from Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) are trialling a new approach to supporting mental health wellbeing with Problem Solving Booths where strangers can discuss issues with each other.
Tasty dishes of courgette and leek soup and banana and cinnamon pudding were enjoyed by service users with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) at a special lunch cooked with the help of celebrity chef Oliver Rowe to raise awareness of type 2 diabetes.
C&I recently kick-started the summer by hosting our Star of the Year Awards, acknowledging and applauding the great and inspirational work of individuals, teams, service users, carers and volunteers at the Trust.
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) has held a celebration event to thank all its volunteers for their hard work and significant commitment of free time to support its services and service users.
In a recent article in The Lancet Psychiatry, Professor Rob Howard, C&I Consultant Psychiatrist and Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at University College London, offers a thought-provoking view on the potential misdiagnosis of dementia.