Hospital staff unveil their artistic talents in new exhibition

CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce that their first-ever staff art exhibition has now been installed. Staff and volunteers were invited to submit their artwork for the exhibition and, following an enthusiastic response, a total of 30 pieces of artwork are now being…...

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CW+ hosts National Arts in Hospitals Network meeting at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

CW+ was pleased to host the first-in-person meeting of the National Arts in Hospitals Network (NAHN) on 2 May at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The CW+ Arts in Health Team welcomed NAHN members, including arts in healthcare professionals working in hospitals across the UK, for the inaugural meeting of the…...

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CW Innovation Blog Series: Sean Buttner

The CW Innovation programme is jointly led by CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and paves the way for new ideas – and new ways of using existing ideas – that will improve patient care, patient experience and the way the Trust’s hospitals and clinics are run.…...

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CW Innovation Blog Series: Mike Wright

For the first in a series of blog posts showcasing the work of the CW Innovation Team, we spoke to Innovation Business Partner Mike Wright, who leads the team and supports the delivery of key innovation projects across the Trust. He talked to us about the CW Innovation programme and…...

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CW+ partners with National Portrait Gallery for new animation co-designed by young patients

The CW+ Arts for All programme has partnered with the National Portrait Gallery to create an animation co-designed by paediatric patients at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. From October 2022 to June 2023, a series of animation workshops took place on the children’s wards at the hospital, which aimed to distract,…...

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Artwork by Dominic Harris installed at West Middlesex University Hospital

CW+ is delighted to announce the installation of digital artworks by British artist Dominic Harris in the Haematology/Oncology Day Unit at West Middlesex University Hospital. The works, from Harris’s Bloomed collection, were installed following a series of drawing-led consultation sessions in 2022/23, during which patients and staff suggested that nature-themed…...

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Best For You digital welcomes 100,000 users and marks Children’s Mental Health Week 2024

Following Children’s Mental Health Week last month, CW+ is pleased to report on the growing reach of the Best For You Digital platform, which provides NHS-approved support to young people…...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust launches AI-powered solution for cataract surgery patients

CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have launched a digital innovation pilot project within the Ophthalmology Department at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The project features ‘Dora’, an AI-powered solution developed by Ufonia, which supports patients undergoing cataract surgery to improve the patient experience. With high waiting times…...

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Labour MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits Best For You

On Thursday 1 February, CW+ was pleased to welcome Wes Streeting, the Labour MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Mr Streeting came to find out more about Best For You, the young people’s mental health programme run in partnership by Central and North West London…...

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Brendan Neiland visits Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for unveiling of his recently donated artwork

Last week, CW+ was delighted to welcome artist Brendan Neiland to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for the unveiling of his recently donated artwork. The artwork, Confection 2022, is displayed on the first-floor corridor of the hospital for patients, staff and visitors to enjoy. Brendan Neiland is one of Britain’s foremost…...

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