Congratulations to the managers and staff of the Islington Crisis Resolution Team and the North Camden Crisis Resolution Team who have been endorsed by the Royal College of Psychiatry under the Home Treatment Accreditation Scheme. Achieving accreditation is an involved and extensive process. Therefore we offer our sincere thanks to all of the staff who are committed to maintaining high standards year after year.
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust is working with local partners including Healthwatch Camden and Healthwatch Islington, to improve equality across health organisations in both boroughs, and we would like your help.
A mental health project to better identify and help ex-servicemen who have got drawn into a cycle of criminal behaviour is to be extended to three more London prisons after a successful trial in HMP Wandsworth.
A Medicine for Members event to mark World Mental Health Month, Angela Hassiotis, Professor of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability at UCL’s Division of Psychiatry, will offer her own perspective on supporting people with mental illness.
Findings from psychiatrists working at Camden and Islington Mental Health Foundation Trust could lead to safer and more effective prescribing of a widely-used anti-psychotic drug to treat Alzheimer’s patients.
Angela McNab, chief executive of C&I, will provide her own insight into how society’s perception of mental health and attitudes towards it are changing. Join us at our Medicine for Members event on Thursday 22 September, from 5.30pm.