2017 news archive

Cyber attack

We're pleased to let you know that Oxleas' IT systems were not affected by the recent cyber attack.

Published on 15th May 2017

Guy’s Cancer at Queen Mary’s Hospital opens to patients

Guy’s and St Thomas’ new cancer centre – Guy’s Cancer at Queen Mary’s Hospital (QMH), Sidcup, has opened its doors to patients.

Published on 8th May 2017

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust rated ‘Good’ by CQC

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust has achieved a ‘Good’ overall rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Published on 2nd May 2017

Podiatry – need help with your feet?

Our Podiatry Team in Greenwich is holding a series of education days for existing and potential patients, to help them take care of their feet.

Published on 25th April 2017

New Kidney Treatment Centre opens at QMH

The new Kidney Treatment Centre (KTC) has opened its doors to patients for the first time at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

Published on 24th April 2017

Knitting for Battersea dogs and cats

Battersea dogs will be kept warm thanks to a patient knitting project – and they’re hoping to see their work on the television!

Led by activity co-ordinator Diana Parkinson, patients ...

Published on 12th April 2017

New directorates launched from Monday 3 April

From Monday 3 April, we will be moving to our new directorate structure. This will establish adult community and mental health services directorates in Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich. This will ...

Published on 3rd April 2017

New Children’s Centre for Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup

Local representatives joined Teresa O’Neill, Leader of Bexley Borough Council and Andy Trotter, Chair of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, to celebrate the official opening of Acorns, the new, purpose ...

Published on 31st March 2017

Oxleas celebrates outstanding work at annual Recognition Awards

Outstanding work and achievements were celebrated today at the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust Annual Recognition Awards.

We received hundreds of nominations from across our services and this year’s winners ...

Published on 8th March 2017

An introduction to Frame Football

We’ve teamed up with Charlton Athletic Community Trust to offer young disabled footballers the chance to try the game using their walking frame.

Published on 7th March 2017

Annual recognition awards just days away

Oxleas’ annual awards to recognise the excellent work of our staff and partners is now just days away.

Published on 6th March 2017

New interactive Suicide Prevention Strategy launched

Our first Suicide Prevention Strategy was successfully launched on Friday 17 February and is available in an electronic, fully interactive format.

Published on 22nd February 2017

Greenwich carers - looking for help and guidance?

Call in and see us this week, when we’re hosting an event for carers in Greenwich.

Published on 20th February 2017

Members’ Focus Groups – come to have your say in February

Have you got ideas and suggestions about our services?

Published on 5th February 2017

Bromley – find out about our services and have a say on what we do

Call in and see us to find out more about our range of services in Bromley at two events being held in the borough later this month.

Published on 3rd February 2017

South London Mental Health Partnership awarded funding for nursing development programme

The South London Mental Health Partnership (SLP) has been awarded £800k in funding from Health Education England to attract and recruit mental health nurses.

Published on 27th January 2017

Prisoner release project could shape future help for prisoners

A project is helping prisoners at HMP Belmarsh and HMP Elmley to overcome their mental health needs and build a positive life after release.

The ‘Through the Gate Project’ was ...

Published on 16th January 2017

New non-executive director

Yemisi Gibbons started her term of office with us on 1 January and will work with the trust using her clinical knowledge.

Published on 11th January 2017

Lived Experience Practitioners - supporting our mental health patients

A new role to help mentor people with mental ill health has been created at Oxleas.

Published on 11th January 2017