Category Archive: hospitals

May 28 2016

Patients First – Harrow CCG’s Quarterly Newsletter (Spring 2016)

Harrow CCG have just published their Spring 2016 quarterly newsletter. In this issue you can find out how enhanced practice nurses are supporting patients in Harrow and how the talking therapy service supported a patient to change her life while struggling with depression. The forward, by Dr Amol Kelshiker, Chair, Harrow CCG, is below – you can …

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Dec 24 2015

Winter 2015 Edition of Patients First – Available to Download Now

From the Winter 2015 edition of  Patients First, Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) quarterly newsletter: Happy New Year! This is the most common time of the year to think about self-improvement and one way you can do this is by maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. In this edition you’ll find some useful advice on keeping motivated and setting healthy New Year’s resolutions. As …

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Jul 17 2015

NHS Brent CCG Health Partners’ Forum

You are cordially invited to attend our next Health Partners Forum that will take place on: Wednesday, 22nd July 2015 at Sudbury Primary School, Watford Road, Wembley. Buffet will be served from 5.15pm with the evening’s discussion starting at 6.00 until 8.30pm NHS Brent CCG’s vision is to improve the quality of care for individuals, …

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Nov 30 2014

MailOnline: Northwick Park A&E – Advance Bookings Only

The MailOnline today has an article about Northwick Park hospital now insisting that any ambulances intending to delivery emergency care patients must call ahead in advance. The London Ambulance Service says it will advise ambulance crews if that is then ‘appropriate.’ You can read the full article here. The paper reports that in September, there …

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Nov 27 2014

Mental Health Care Action Plan Announced in North West London

Eight boroughs – a quarter of the capital – are the first in London and among the first nationally to win approval for mental health care action plan for two million people North West London today became the first place in the capital – and only the second place across the UK – to have …

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Sep 24 2014

Northwick Park League of Friends fund £90,000 of equipment in the first half of 2014

League of Friends fund £90,000 of equipment in the first half of 2014. The LOF have quietly gone about their business of raising funds for good causes at Northwick Park Hospital for 40 years. Under the stewardship of Derek and Jean Jones since 1986 the LOF has met and overcome many challenges. Derek has been …

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Jan 12 2014

Hospital Radio Station Volunteer Shortlisted for National Awards

A hospital radio station volunteer has been nominated for an award at this year’s National Hospital Radio Awards. Volunteer Omar Sattuar, 27 – pictured below – is up for Best Newcomer at the award ceremony, hosted by Hospital Broadcasting Association. Radio Northwick Park, a hospital radio station at Northwick Park Hospital, has over 150 volunteers and …

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Jan 07 2014

A Perfect End to 2013 for Radio Northwick Park

Radio Northwick Park ended 2013 with a bang as volunteers brought smiles to the faces of children in hospital in Christmas Day and also raised over £600 fundraising in Debenhams. The team of volunteers kick started the annual show on Christmas Day by visiting children on the wards to collect requests and deliver gifts, many …

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Nov 05 2013

North West London selected as national pioneer for joined-up care

North West London has been selected as one of only 14 areas nationally to pioneer ambitious new plans to improve the health and social care services provided to local people. The announcement means that Harrow will now receive specially tailored support from the Department of Health to enable more joined-up, user-centred care, after a bidding …

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Aug 27 2013

Singer A*M*E swapped her singing career for volunteering

Singer A*M*E swapped her singing career for volunteering at Radio Northwick Park as she joined the team to promote youth volunteering. A*M*E, who featured on Duke Dumont number one single ‘Need U (100%)’, visited Radio Northwick Park, a hospital radio station earlier this month to get a taste of volunteering at a hospital radio station. …

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