West Middlesex University Hospital's Director takes on Richmond half marathon to raise money for the children's wards

17 September 2017

Tina Benson, Hospital Director at West Middlesex University Hospital swapped her suit for lycra and trainers today to run the Richmond half marathon, as part of Richmond Run Fest. Tina led a team of fundraisers who collectively raised over £2,000 for our Sun and Stars Appeal, which is raising funds to transform the hospital's children's wards.

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Sun and Stars Appeal launched at West Middlesex University Hospital Open Day

16 September 2017

West Middlesex University Hospital had their busiest Open Day to date today - with numerous patients and members of the public coming down to take a peek at the fantastic work taking place across our hospital and how proud we are to care for all of our patients.

The event was a huge success and we were delighted to officially launch our Sun and Stars Fundraising Appeal to transform our childrens wards into a bright, fun and welcoming environment for our youngest patients and their families.

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Celebration of digital health success at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

8 September 2017

Together with colleagues from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, CW+ were delighted to showcase our digital health successes at the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator's one-year anniversary event at the Kia Oval yesterday. Also speaking at this celebration event was Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal and NHS England Chief Clinical Information Officer, Keith McNeil.

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NHS England visit Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to hear about our innovations

16 August 2017

We were delighted to welcome Professor Oliver Shanley OBE, Regional Chief Nurse for London and Professor Jacqui Dunkley-Bent OBE, Head of Maternity, Children and Young People at NHS England, to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital yesterday to learn more about our nurse led innovation projects.

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New Mum & Baby app launched

14 August 2017

We are delighted to launch the brand new version of our Mum & Baby app, providing new parents with reliable, up-to-date advice about looking after their baby and themselves.

Mum & Baby offers access to national and international resources of relevant information, advice and guidance, validated by a team of NHS midwives and doctors, working closely with Dr Sunita Sharma, Lead for Postnatal services at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

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Bringing the latest innovations to our patients

9 August 2017

We are a strategic delivery partner of the DigitalHealth.London's Accelerator programme; working to identify the latest innovative technologies to benefit our patients at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Over the last year, we have been working with the Accelerator to successfully establish five new innovative projects at our hospitals, supporting the Trust's digital health innovation and quality improvement strategy.

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Meet our Critical Care Campaign crane!

4 August 2017

The crane for our expansion and redevelopment of the intensive care units at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is now on site and has started work.

We recently ran a competition to name the crane; so we are delighted to announce that our crane has been officially christened Wayne

Read more about Wayne and how he will help transform our Critical Care services here.

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Transformational pledge received to help create new Intensive Care Unit

27 July 2017

We are delighted to have received a generous pledge of major support from The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust towards our Critical Care Campaign.

This pledge - the largest ever made to the hospital - will help create The Julia and Hans Rausing Intensive Care Unit. The new facility will be a state-of-the-art expanded and redeveloped 20-bed intensive care unit (ICU) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing Inquiry

19 July 2017

A substantial report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing was published on 19 July 2017, and presents the findings of a two-year political inquiry into the powerful contribution the arts can make to our health and wellbeing.

The report evidences how arts-based approaches can help people to stay well, recover faster, manager long-term conditions and experience a better quality of life.

We are delighted this report has been published as it provides strong evidence and research to support the arts in health programme we have been running at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust since 1993, and which we are now rolling out at West Middlesex University Hospital.

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CW+ Art and Science series talk - Consciousness, Hope and Time

15 June 2017

Our most recent Art and Science event was a full-house! As part of London Creativity and Wellbeing Week (12-18 June), we hosted a discussion with Jordan Baseman from the Royal College of Art who was in conversation with three artists we have worked with at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital; Shiv Grewal, Lewis Khan and Janina Lange.

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