September 2011 news archive

Staff Recognition Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2011 Staff Recognition Awards were officially announced at this year's Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) on Wednesday 28 September at IndigO2 - part of The O2 in ...

Published on 28th September 2011

Time to get the needle

It’s that time of year again … we are encouraging all Oxleas staff  to get the needle.

The needle in question is of course the annual flu jab supplied free ...

Published on 16th September 2011

Anne comes from caring stock

Anne Voce will bring a wealth of experience as a service user to the newly elected Council of Governors.

Published on 16th September 2011

Direct talker voted onto Council

She’s a one woman dynamo. She’s direct. She says what she thinks. And she’s going to make an immediate impact on the new Oxleas’ Council of Governors.

Published on 14th September 2011

Judy Wolfram is back

Judy Wolfram retired from the trust in April of this year as Service Improvement Lead. Her soft Canadian accent is much missed from the corridors of Oxleas’ Pinewood House headquarters.

Published on 12th September 2011

Shelley’s looking out for older people

Concern for vulnerable older people is what prompted Shelley Ratcliffe to stand as a candidate as a trust governor. She was recently elected as a governor in the Staff Older ...

Published on 9th September 2011

Ken’s desire to enlighten people

Six years ago newly elected Oxleas Governor, Ken Thomas, spent three months on Leyton Ward at the Woodlands Unit at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. He had depression.

Published on 7th September 2011

New staff governor knows what it’s like to be a service user

Scott Hunt has a unique insight into what good mental health care should mean. He explained: “I have been a service user myself so I know how important it is ...

Published on 5th September 2011

CQC gives Bracton Centre a good report

Health service watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently published a positive report after its recent inspection of the Bracton Centre. The review concluded the Centre met all essential ...

Published on 1st September 2011

Pope to sit on Council of Governors

A retired engineer, Raymond Pope, wants now to give something back to society and as such will be taking up his position on the trust’s Council of Governors in ...

Published on 1st September 2011