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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More than 2,000 people in north-west London benefit from digital literacy initiatives to address health inequalities

Today the North-West London Digital Inclusion programme, led by CW+, published the evaluation of the £1.1m programme, which has successfully provided digital inclusion services to more than 2,000 vulnerable people in north-west London. As part of the NHS Charities Together Stage 2 (community partnerships) COVID Recovery Programme, CW+ funded three…...

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CW+, NHS England and NHS Charities Together launch new £10 million programme

CW+ is delighted to be part of a new programme, launching today, to trial how volunteering can help improve patient and staff experiences and outcomes and establish greater integration into healthcare planning and delivery in the NHS. The Volunteering for Health fund, part of the £10 million NHS England Volunteering…...

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Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals Funding Call Final 2023

The final of the CW+ Special Funding Call 2023 took place yesterday, and the winner was announced as James Bird with his proposal ‘Using mobile technology for nursing on wards’, – a pilot that involves nurses having a mobile device to carry out direct care on selected wards, removing the…...

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CW+ grant supports complementary therapy for cancer patients at the Mulberry Centre

CW+ awarded a grant of £23,840 in April 2023 to support the Outpatients Complementary Therapy project at The Mulberry Centre, which is an independent charity that supports people affected by cancer at West Middlesex University Hospital. Since awarding the grant, which provides reflexology treatments to patients having outpatient chemotherapy, the…...

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CW+ and English National Ballet School launch new programme for HIV patients at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

CW+ has partnered with English National Ballet School (ENBS) to launch a new programme of activity for the Kobler Clinic Rehabilitation Class, which provides group rehabilitation for HIV patients at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. As part of the programme, ENBS has created a series of exercise videos so that patients…...

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Life Sciences event at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

On 2 November, CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hosted a special Life Sciences event that focused on driving momentum in all aspects of clinical research, and the role of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in helping to achieve the government’s Life Sciences Vision....

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Best For You opens Arc and Arc Day Programme

Best For You, the innovative mental health programme for young people, has recently opened Arc – a new purpose-built space in north-west London. Situated in SW10, Arc was made possible by generous donations and collaboration between CW+, CNWL Health Charity, and NHS England. The project benefited from the expertise of…...

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