Mental health nurses at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) are at the forefront of a pioneering five-year programme* to save the equivalent of more than 10,000 years* lost to premature death, through tackling the poor physical health of people with severe mental health conditions. - 8 February 2017
What is the experience of BME staff working within NHS mental health services, including C&I? These are just a couple of the issues that will be addressed by C&I non-executive director Patrick Vernon, OBE, at our next “Mental Health Matters” event.
The eighth Loudest Whispers art exhibition is now launched at St Pancras Hospital. This exhibition focuses on the themes of this year’s event - Citizenship and the Law – and includes work from 38 professional and self-taught artists. - 3 February 2017
A mental health nurse at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) has won the prestigious London Sport Coach of the Year award for her work delivering a specially-designed exercise programme for people with mental health conditions. - 30 January 2017
Participants from Arsenal in the Community mental health scheme travelled to Merseyside for a trip to remember when Arsenal’s players played Everton in the Community in a special five-a-side match. - 7 January 2017
The Met Office has issued a cold weather alert for areas including London and the South East with temperatures dropping until Sunday. There is a high chance of heavy snow on Thursday afternoon, carrying on into the evening, with icy conditions from Friday onwards.
Join C&I Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Frank Ryan for the latest of our “Mental Health Matters” series. Dr Ryan will talk about the prevalence and impact of smoking in those with mental health issues, the management of supporting those wanting to quit and also offer his Seven Simple Steps to improving willpower to quit smoking.
A national study led by a psychiatrist at Camden and Islington NHS Trust and involving GPs across Camden and Islington, is underway to understand which patients would benefit from being prescribed anti-depressants and which might be better off without.