Sponsored head shave raises £1,077 for Sun and Stars Appeal

19 January 2018

The Twickenham and Feltham branches of Tesco have been supporting our Sun and Stars Appeal, helping to raise money to transform the children’s wards at West Middlesex University Hospital.

One member of staff at Tesco in Feltham has taken fundraising to a brave new level. Back in November, Steven Henderson took part in a sponsored head shave which was carried out by Mayor of Hounslow, Sue Sampson and he raised a fantastic £1,077 for the appeal.

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West London Ghanaian Association donate £3,425 to our Sun and Stars Appeal

18 January 2018

We were delighted to welcome the West London Ghanaian Association to West Middlesex University Hospital earlier today to present a cheque for £3,425 to our Sun and Stars Appeal, which will help transform the children's wards into a bright, fun and welcoming environment.

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CW+ co-funded research shows singing could help new mothers recover faster from post-natal depression

12 January 2018

CW+ funded research shows singing could help new mothers recover faster from post-natal depression.

We devised this research study in partnership with the Royal College of Music Centre for Performance Science, looking at the impact of singing and post-natal depression. We are delighted that the results of the study have now been published in the British Journal of Psychiatry and featured throughout the national and international press last week.

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Jimmy Carr appears on celebrity version of Catchphrase for CW+

9 January 2018

Comedian Jimmy Carr appeared on a special celebrity version of the game show Catchphrase on Saturday 6 January on ITV alongside Ellie Simmonds and Fay Ripley. 

Jimmy got through to the final round and won an amazing £12,300 for CW+. His winnings will go to the burns unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

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CW+ awards funding for new cancer clinic and research to help reduce diabetes-related foot amputations

8 January 2018

CW+ has recently approved funding for two exciting new projects at the Trust to help staff deliver better patient experience and care.

The first is an expanded Acute Diagnostic Oncology Clinic (ADOC) which will help with earlier diagnosis of cancer. The second is funding for an 18-month study to research if a new test to detect poor circulation can be used to help reduce diabetes-related foot wounds and amputations.

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Christmas comes early for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

19 December 2017

The Reuben Foundation has donated a transformational gift to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ to establish new, state-of-the-art maternity and neonatal services.

This generous gift will create ‘The Reuben Foundation Maternity Centre’ at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The first phase of the centre will open in Autumn 2018 and will transform the existing labour and maternity wards into a world-class environment for women and their families.

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Exciting partnership with Microsoft Accelerator to bring new innovations to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

30 November 2017

We are delighted to announce the first NHS partnership with the Microsoft Accelerator (MSA) which will identify new innovations and technologies aimed at improving patient care and experience at our hospitals.

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New app launched to help hand injury patients

24 November 2017

A new app designed by hospital staff to support the 4,600 hand injury patients treated at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital every year was officially launched last week.

‘Hand Therapy’ is a free mobile app which provides patients with a bespoke set of hand exercises prescribed by their therapist to aid recovery. 

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Neonatal intensive care unit raise over £475 on World Prematurity Day!

22 November 2017

Friday 17th November was World Prematurity Day and staff from our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital were in the hospital’s atrium raising awareness about premature birth and selling cakes!

The team raised over £475 for our Critical Care Campaign which is redeveloping and expanding the neonatal intensive care unit to be able to treat 150 more babies every year.

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CW+ wins Building Better Healthcare award for collaborative project at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital with the Royal British Society of Sculptors

9 November 2017

We are delighted to have been awarded Best Collaborative Arts Project (Static) at the prestigious 2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards for ‘The Dispensary’.

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