2019 news archive

Join us to celebrate Learning Disability Awareness Week

This year’s Learning Disability Awareness Week takes place from Monday 17 to Sunday 23 June and the theme is all about sport and inclusion.

Published on 17th June 2019

Oxleas Exchange – latest edition out now

Don’t miss our latest edition of Oxleas Exchange, which is available to read now.

As well as loads of great news and updates, this edition includes the nomination forms ...

Published on 31st May 2019

Ensure your voice is heard to help keep adults safe in Bromley

Bromley Safeguarding Adults Board is looking for your views on how to keep residents in the borough safe.

Published on 29th May 2019

Nominate now in our Recognition Awards 2018/19

The search is now on for exceptional teams and individuals across our services for the Oxleas NHS Recognition Awards 2018/19.

Published on 14th May 2019

Choir on song for Mental Health Awareness Week

Our in-house choir, V’Ox, will be in fine voice when they take part in a concert as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Published on 7th May 2019

Welcome to our new nursing associates

Congratulations to our first cohort of nursing associates who, after two years of hard work, have qualified in this new and exciting role.

Published on 4th April 2019

Stress Awareness Month

Throughout April, healthcare professionals and health promotion experts across the country join forces, to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for modern stress problems.

We all experience ...

Published on 2nd April 2019

Outstanding services

We’re delighted to announce that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given Oxleas NHS an overall ‘Good’ rating and highlighted some of our services as ‘Outstanding’.

Published on 26th March 2019

Could you be our new non-executive director?

Have you got what it takes to join our fantastic team of non-executive directors?

Published on 15th March 2019

Swallowing Awareness Day – get involved!

The Oxleas Speech and Language Therapy Service will be at Queen Mary’s Hospital today (13 March) to raise awareness of swallowing difficulties, also known as Dysphagia.

Published on 13th March 2019

New prison healthcare contract secured for HMP Wandsworth

We’re delighted to announce that we have secured a £12.3m contract to deliver healthcare services at HMP Wandsworth from 1 October 2019.

Published on 11th March 2019

Inspiring leaders of the future on International Women’s Day

Inspirational personal stories were shared and achievements celebrated by women working for Oxleas NHS as part of International Women’s Day.

Published on 8th March 2019

Cervical Screening

Today (5 March), Public Health England launches a new national campaign to help increase participation in the National Cervical Screening Programme.

Published on 5th March 2019

New perinatal mental health service launched today

A new specialist community perinatal mental health service has been launched today for women in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.

Published on 28th February 2019

Oxleas staff survey

Thank you to everyone who took part in our annual staff survey – the results of which are published today.

Published on 26th February 2019

Governors shine spotlight on membership development

Our governors' recently took part in a membership development session to better understand our membership, who they are and the services they need from us.

Published on 22nd February 2019

Views shared at successful focus groups

Our members shared their views in abundance when they attended our annual Members’ Focus Groups last week.

Published on 20th February 2019

Women in Mental Health Conference

What’s it like to be a woman working in mental health now?

Published on 18th February 2019

Oxleas achieves Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

We have been given the Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme marking our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.

It recognises the work we are doing to support ...

Published on 13th February 2019

Top Tips for Time to Talk Day

It’s Time to Talk Day - now is the time to have that conversation about mental health with colleagues, friends and family.

Published on 7th February 2019

Come and share your views at our Members’ Focus Groups

Please join us at our members’ focus groups to share your views and to learn more about the trust’s plans for the coming year.

Published on 24th January 2019

Become a Dementia Friend this New Year

At Oxleas, we are one of the Alzheimer’s Society's partners and have been busy creating Dementia Friends – a fantastic 157 to date.

Published on 8th January 2019