Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) is delighted that after its successful pilot across five GP Practices, Islington CCG has commissioned a full primary care mental health service for the whole Borough. The roll out will begin in three GP practices in South Islington, and it’s hoped the service will be available to all practices by the end of the year.
Did you know it is Dementia Awareness Week? Today, an estimated 850,000 people are living with dementia in the UK. To help raise awareness of dementia and the services we provide to support those with the condition we have a series of events happening over the next few days.
It’s Mental Health Awareness week and the theme for this year is Mindfulness. Being aware of our thoughts and feelings as they happen can be beneficial as it allows us to address negative thoughts and feelings before they begin to impact our wellbeing. Good mental health needs to be everyones priority, let us know what you're doing to support MHAW15. Tweet us @ci_nhs.
Join us to celebrate 25 years of Netherwood Day Centre on Wednesday 20 May, 2015 from 11am onwards. Entertainment will be provided by the Connaught Opera Company and Megan Jones, from the Alzheimer’s Society, will do a reminisce work shop in the afternoon.
Feeling creative? Entries are wanted for a new art exhibition at Highgate Mental Health Centre.We are looking for paintings, drawings, prints and small sculptural works. Art work needs to be provided by Friday 29 May 2015.
NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in north central London (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington) have a vision to ensure the voices of patients and carers are at the heart of their decision making. They are working to improve the local NHS 111 service. This includes joining up the NHS 111 service and the GP out-of-hours services to enable them to work better.
As part of the London Creativity and Wellbeing week C&I will host the Maps and Rivers exhibition. Expect a fascinating array of items including ceramic jewellery, tiles, pictures and paintings all inspired by water.
In today’s clubbing scenes new combinations of drugs are being used, like methamphetamine and GBL, and these can be lethal. Join us to hear from C&I’s Grip Clinic about the support we provide people to help with club drug use on Monday 29 June 2015.