August 2010 news archive

Woodlands garden reopens in blaze of colour

The courtyard garden at the Woodlands Unit in Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup has been completely rebuilt and re-planted in an ambitious project that is a model of its kind.

Published on 31st August 2010

Trust pledge benefits local services

When the National Patient Survey took place earlier this year the trust promised to fund local activities supporting service users with an additional £10 for every survey returned. 

Published on 26th August 2010

Triangle of Care leads to Parliament

Trust Carer Lead Anna Chan and carer Alan Cork visited the House of Commons (pictured outside) on 28 July for the launch of a new national publication they helped produce.

Published on 25th August 2010

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

There’s a patch of land at the trust’s Goldie Leigh site that’s about to undergo a transformation, if Caroline Pickup has anything to do with it.

Published on 24th August 2010

James’s 24 hour race at Le Mans

Over the August Bank Holiday spare a thought for young Oxleas Technical Support Officer, James Webb, who will not be getting too much sleep.

Published on 13th August 2010

New artworks brighten Woodlands Unit stairwell

Three groups of service users, carers and staff have created new artworks that they hope will inspire and bring hope to visitors to the Woodlands Unit in Queen Mary’s ...

Published on 10th August 2010

Welcome to real care in the virtual ward

One of the high-tech, modern services that Bexley Community Health Services (BCHS) runs is the virtual ward.

Published on 10th August 2010