News archive December 2020

Reducing pressure on the London Ambulance Service at this time

We know the festive period can be difficult for people. If you are struggling or need support and don't have physical health problems, please think before phoning for an ambulance. You can call our mental health crisis line anytime 24/7 to get help and advice on 0800 151 0023.

  • Celebrating our nurses – Mounir Bassou

    01 December 2020

    2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife – a chance for us to shine the light on some of the amazing nurses who make up our diverse workforce.

    Here Mounir Bassou, Lead Nurse - Mental Health Service for Older People, Enfield Mental Health tells us what inspired him to become a nurse.

  • Trust’s Nursing Strategy 2020-25 is launched

    01 December 2020

    The Trust’s new Nursing Strategy for 2020-25 sets out our vision of what excellent nursing care is, and also describes what nurses can expect and aspire to in terms of their own career development.

  • Appointment of Natalie Fox as Trust Deputy Chief Executive

    01 December 2020

    Congratulations to Natalie Fox, Executive Chief Operating Officer who has been appointed by the Trust Board as Deputy Chief Executive. 

  • Development partner announced for GLA land at St Ann’s Hospital

    11 December 2020

    The Greater London Authority (GLA) have announced that they have appointed Catalyst Housing as their development partner to deliver 900 new homes on the part of the former St Ann’s Hospital site that the GLA bought from the Trust in 2018. 60% of the new homes will be affordable and within these, the Trust will have preferential access to 22 units for our staff once built in 2024/25.

  • Coronavirus - Visits suspended on all sites

    21 December 2020

    Tier 4 coronavirus restrictions mean everyone should stay at home. To protect everyone, no patient visitors are allowed unless there are exceptional circumstances.

    Any exceptional visits to patients must be agreed in advance with the clinical staff looking after your friend or relative.

  • Reducing pressure on the London Ambulance Service at this time

    27 December 2020

    We know the festive period can be difficult for people. If you are struggling or need support and don't have physical health problems, please think before phoning for an ambulance. You can call our mental health crisis line anytime 24/7 to get help and advice on 0800 151 0023.

  • CEO Jinjer Kandola awarded MBE for her services to mental health

    31 December 2020

    Jinjer Kandola has been awarded an MBE for her services to mental health. She joins a prestigious list of people who have been singled out for their extraordinary achievements, from across the UK.

  • North Londoners are being asked to use NHS services wisely

    31 December 2020

    The NHS in London will be extremely busy this Bank Holiday weekend, but help is available for those who need urgent care.