Issue: Summer 2021



CEO Foreword

Summer 2021 | announcements

It is encouraging to see the removal of restrictions on everyday life even though we are not quite out of […]

Trust Lead Nurse Receives Queen’s Honour

Summer 2021 | announcements

Debbie Buck, a lead nurse for practice development in Bedfordshire, received the British Empire Medal (BEM) during a ceremony at […]

Chief Nurse for England Praises Children’s Team

Summer 2021 | announcements

“You Have Kept Children & Families Safe” – Chief Nurse of England’s Praise for Newham Specialist School Nurses The Chief […]

COVID Vaccination Programme

Summer 2021 | population

Almost 7000 people were vaccinated at a pop-up vaccination event which took place at the London Stadium at the Queen […]

Working To Save Lives

Summer 2021 | population

Vaccine Minister & London Mayor Sadiq Khan Thank Westfield Vaccination Centre Staff The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and the […]

Make Every Contact Count

Summer 2021 | population

The Trust has been urging staff to have a 'Vaccine Conversation' with every patient/service user they see in the course […]

ELFT’s Global Health Partnership Providing International COVID Support

Summer 2021 | population

Although coronavirus rates have reduced considerably here in the UK, reports from India, Brazil and other countries are concerning. The […]

The Mayor of London Shines a Light on Trailblazing Tower Hamlets Tigers FC.

Summer 2021 | population

The Tower Hamlets Tigers FC are featured in one of a series of short films made by the Mayor of London, […]

Small Talk Saves Lives

Summer 2021 | population

Rachel Luby, Senior Mental Health with Network Rail has been involved in a series of engagements as part of the […]

Asking for a Friend

Summer 2021 | population

In our new column 'Asking for a Friend, we pose a question many might have and a response. This issue: […]

ELFT is Accredited as a Veteran Aware Trust

Summer 2021 | patient

The Trust has been named a Veteran Aware Trust in recognition of its commitment to improving NHS care for veterans, […]

Introducing Ali, the Virtual Assistant

Summer 2021 | patient

At the beginning of July, we launched the pilot of an exciting Virtual Assistant feature on our website, which will […]

Early Support Transforms Lives

Summer 2021 | patient

Narenza Dhanasar is a Registered Mental Health Nurse who has spent a large part of her nursing career working in primary […]

New Pharmacy Role for Mental Health Transformation Programme

Summer 2021 | patient

Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist Matthew Lines and his team of mental health pharmacists have joined the mental health neighbourhood teams […]

Better Environments, Better Care

Summer 2021 | patient

Colleagues, service users, carers and other members of the public are to be asked for their views on a vision […]

Supporting the Health and Wellbeing of People with a Learning Disability

Summer 2021 | patient

Ruth Cooper, is ELFT’s Operational and Strategic Lead for Learning Disability.  Below she provides an overview of the latest developments […]

Online Staff Thank You and Tribute Event

Summer 2021 | staff

An online ELFT Thank You event took place on 25 June to thank staff for all they have done during the […]

Thank You Card and Commemorative Badge for Staff

Summer 2021 | staff

The Trust has sent a Thank You card to all staff along with a keepsake badge to commemorate their contribution […]

Supporting Staff to Deliver the Best Care

Summer 2021 | staff

It is important that ELFT does all it can to support the needs of staff. We know that a happy […]

Members Trusttalk Summer 2021

Summer 2021 | staff

How Governors Have Made a Real Impact As every year, Governors on our Council have been reviewing their impact. For […]

Chairs Final Word

Summer 2021 | value

The Health and Care Bill 2021-22  has had its second reading in the House of Commons and is at the […]