Issue: Autumn 2020

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Chief Executive FOREWORD

Autumn 2020 | announcements

AS you will see from the array of articles in this issue of Trusttalk, the pandemic and two lockdowns have […]

Director Appointments

Autumn 2020 | announcements

Four senior positions within the Trust have been filled by faces familiar to many colleagues. Congratulations to all these Directors […]

Award Nominations

Autumn 2020 | announcements

Congratulations to the teams and individuals who have been nominated for awards. Parliamentary Awards 2020 Three ELFT services have been […]

Brexit Preparations

Autumn 2020 | announcements

Brexit, the UKs formal separation from the European Union, is to happen on 1 January 2021 when the transition period […]

Rachel’s Pioneering Role With Network Rail

Autumn 2020 | population

A new sight will greet commuters using Greater Anglia train services this autumn as Rachel Luby joins the rail workforce […]

COVID 19 – How Are You Doing?

Autumn 2020 | population

Lockdown and limited social contact is taking its toll on people's physical and mental wellbeing. With many worried about their […]

ELFT to Test Pioneering Quit Smoking Model

Autumn 2020 | population

The Trust has been chosen by NHS England as one of two early implementers for ‘treating tobacco as an addiction’, […]

Improved CQC Rating for Leighton Road Surgery

Autumn 2020 | population

A partnership approach involving staff and patients at Leighton Road Surgery in Leighton Buzzard, in Bedfordshire, has been praised after […]

ELFT’s New Rough Sleepers Mental Health Project

Autumn 2020 | population

The Rough Sleepers Adult Mental Health Project is part of the Mayor’s action plan for improving homelessness in the capital. […]

Focusing on … Deancross Personality Disorder Service

Autumn 2020 | patient

The Deancross Personality Disorder Service offers a service for people with a history of emotional, interpersonal and behavioural difficulties. The […]

CAMHS Collaborative – Stronger Together

Autumn 2020 | patient

A partnership between ELFT and Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH), North East London NHS Foundation Trust […]

London United Partners With CAMHS

Autumn 2020 | patient

Football clubs under the umbrella of London United have come together to play their part in tackling key issues and […]

Lights! Camera! Actions! Harnessing the Power of Social Media with SCYPS

Autumn 2020 | patient

Newham is an incredibly diverse borough. Waves of immigration have shaped its history and culture for centuries. But it suffers […]

How Effective Are the Arts Therapies?

Autumn 2020 | patient

ELFT is working to answer this important question. One of the biggest ever research trials conducted into the effectiveness of […]

THET Film Highlights Butabika Link and Peer Support Workers

Autumn 2020 | patient

A film produced by the Tropical Health and Education Trust features Newham Psychiatrist, Dr Dave Bailey, two of our lovely […]

Clinical Associate in Psychology

Autumn 2020 | staff

ELFT is one of the first NHS trusts in England to embark on pioneering apprenticeships in Psychology. The roles will […]

Return to Practice

Autumn 2020 | staff

In 2016, Bedfordshire nurse Debbie Martin, retired from nursing after 31 years. But it wasn’t to be quite the end […]

Staff Reflect on the Impact of COVID

Autumn 2020 | staff

Almost 80 people from Older People’s Mental Health services came together at a virtual event to share stories, and discuss […]

COVID-19 Update: Asymptomatic Testing and ... a COVID Vaccine

Autumn 2020 | staff

As we go to press, the Trust is in the process of distributing 4000 COVID self-testing kits to patient-facing staff […]

Why Are We Talking About Enjoying Work?

Autumn 2020 | staff

Why are we talking about enjoying work at a time like this? Do you tend to put your wellbeing aside […]

Introducing Chat Bots to the ELFT Website

Autumn 2020 | value

We are introducing a new function to the ELFT website to help people to get answers to simple queries about […]

Pressure Ulcer App Launched for Carers Nationwide

Autumn 2020 | value

Carers across the country are now able to access a tool designed by a dedicated community matron to help identify […]

Eating Disorders Service Early Intervention Funding Boost

Autumn 2020 | value

Young people in Bedfordshire and Luton with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are to get rapid access to specialist treatment.  Early […]

Final Word, Mark Lam Chair

Autumn 2020 | value

I am almost at the end of my first six months as Chair of ELFT. 2020 was not the ideal […]

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