Issue: Autumn 2021


CEO Foreword

Autumn 2021 | announcements

Although Autumn is regarded as one of the bleakest seasons, here at ELFT it has been a positive and uplifting […]

New Appointments and Changes

Autumn 2021 | announcements

Chair ELFT Chair Mark Lam is to join North Middlesex University Hospital as its Chair. NHS England/NHS Improvement’s Trust Appointments […]

Multiple Trust Services Win Accolades at HSJ Awards

Autumn 2021 | announcements

A wide range of ELFT teams and services have been recognised as both finalists and winners for a range of […]

Prestigious BMJ Award Accolades for ELFT Forensic Service’s Projects Challenging Racism & Sexual Safety

Autumn 2021 | announcements

This September saw a Trust’s Forensic Services’ team based in Hackney’s John Howard Centre receive a prestigious British Medical Journal […]

ELFT Wins National Award for Valuing Family Wellbeing

Autumn 2021 | announcements

The Trust’s People & Culture team, alongside staff from other areas including People Participation were  winners of a Forward Healthcare […]

Staff Awards Ceremony 2021

Autumn 2021 | staff

ELFT hosted a very special Staff Awards ceremony at the historic Troxy entertainment venue in Limehouse on Thursday 21 October. […]

The Doctor Will See You Now

Autumn 2021 | population

You will be aware from news reports that General Practices have come in for strong criticism, and sadly, in some […]

Coronavirus Update

Autumn 2021 | population

Rates of coronavirus infection remain very high in England. As we go to print, some countries in Europe are imposing […]

Asking For A Friend

Autumn 2021 | population

I have been invited to have my COVID jab AND my flu jab. I really want to have these. Is […]

Support for People Experiencing Birth Trauma and Birth Loss

Autumn 2021 | population

The Trust has partnered with local services in East London, and Luton and Bedfordshire respectively to launch a new maternal […]

Driving for Change

Autumn 2021 | population

Repurposed London buses will provide direct support to people sleeping rough on London’s streets. The project was officially launched by […]

Kanja Sandy’s Story

Autumn 2021 | patient

ELFT bank manager Kanja Sandy has shared his experience as a soldier in Sierra Leone – and discusses the role of the […]

Leighton Road Surgery Rated ‘Good; by the CQC

Autumn 2021 | patient

Congratulations to the Leighton Road Survey in Bedfordshire who have elevated their CQC rating to ‘Good.’ Continued improvement led by […]

Community Mental Health Transformation Programme Update

Autumn 2021 | patient

It’s been a busy few months within the Transformation programme and the team have made some great strides towards achieving […]

COP26 & ELFT’s ‘Green’ Plan

Autumn 2021 | value

The UK has begun its 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. This will continue for two weeks […]

New Governor Hazel Thomas

Autumn 2021 | value

We asked new elected Newham Governor, Hazel Thomas, to give her thoughts and first impressions on her experience of being […]

ELFT New Strategy

Autumn 2021 | value

Over the summer, we held a 'Big Conversation' with staff, service users and stakeholders, to get thoughts and views about […]

CAMHS Discovery College (DisCo) for Bedfordshire and Luton

Autumn 2021 | patient

Free workshops to provide life skills and promote mental wellbeing are to be provided by the Trust for children and […]

Award Wins for Trust Services’ Positive Practice in Mental Health

Autumn 2021 | patient

Three ELFT teams were award winners at the Positive Practice in Mental Health (PPiMH) Awards 2021 which took place in […]