2020 news archive

Together we can beat this

Oxleas NHS staff have joined forces to create some powerful posters to support awareness of the important message to always wear a mask in all of our sites.

Published on 24th September 2020

Join us for our Council of Governors meeting on Thursday

We will be holding our 58th meeting of the Council of Governors this week.

Published on 15th September 2020

It’s time to #AskAboutAsthma

The Healthy London Partnership’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign will return for a fourth year this month to improve the lives of young people in the time of COVID-19.

Published on 11th September 2020

Latest Oxleas Annual Report – available now!

As we were collating this annual report, we faced the most significant challenge our society has experienced for a generation.

Published on 8th September 2020

Join us on Thursday for our Board of Directors’ meeting

We’ve changed the way we hold our Board of Directors’ meetings due to restrictions imposed during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Published on 2nd September 2020

Share caring experiences with peer support group in Greenwich

The Greenwich Carer Peer Support Group offers a safe space in the borough for those who care for someone with mental health needs to share stories and experiences.

Published on 26th August 2020

Have you got what it takes to be a governor at Oxleas?

Our 37 governors come from all walks of life. Their common ground is an interest in Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

Published on 18th August 2020

New digital scanner for Queen Mary’s Hospital

A new state-of-the art, digital PET-CT facility is now open at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

Published on 11th August 2020

Who’s your healthcare hero? Nominate now in our Recognition Awards

During recent months, more than ever before, how we deliver and receive healthcare has changed.

We have all had to adapt quickly to find innovative new ways of working to ...

Published on 24th July 2020

Welcome to Oxwide – view our first broadcast

This is the first of our Oxwide webcasts – a new way for us to share news and helpful tips and information with our colleagues at Oxleas. 

Published on 21st July 2020

I would like to thank...

Sunday 5 July 2020 is the NHS' birthday. This year has been, without a doubt, the most challenging year for the NHS and 5 July will be a moment for ...

Published on 30th June 2020

We're supporting Pride 2020!

Pride season is the highlight of the LGBT+ calendar, when Oxleas marches to celebrate who we are and that we stand together with all our colleagues.

Published on 19th June 2020

Supporting friendship in LD Awareness Week

This week is Learning Disability Awareness Week and the theme for this year is ‘friendship during lockdown’.

Published on 17th June 2020

Shine a light on our carers

This week is Carers Week which aims to make caring visible and highlight the challenges faced by the 6.5m people who are caring, unpaid, for others who rely on ...

Published on 8th June 2020

Join us to support Breastfeeding Celebration Week

This week is Breastfeeding Celebration Week and the theme this year is supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published on 2nd June 2020

Looking after you during Mental Health Awareness Week

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the Coronavirus pandemic, can be scary and can affect not only our physical health, but our mental wellbeing too.

Published on 20th May 2020

Join us in celebration of our nurses

Today (12 May 2020) is International Nurses Day and at Oxleas, we will be joining the rest of the world to celebrate the contribution that our nurses make to lives ...

Published on 12th May 2020

Watch our Board of Directors’ meetings live

We’re changing the way we hold our Board of Directors’ meetings due to restrictions which have been imposed during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Published on 5th May 2020

Maintaining support during the pandemic

Prior to the Covid-19 lockdown, we had been offering ongoing support to over 600 people, many diagnosed with personality disorder, through an innovative membership based approach called SUN.

Published on 4th May 2020

Oxleas Chief Executive to help run new NHS Nightingale Hospital

As part of the efforts for everyone across the NHS to pull together to deal with Covid-19, our Chief Executive, Matthew Trainer, has been seconded to help run the NHS ...

Published on 30th March 2020

Visitors to wards

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, our wards are now closed to visitors.

Published on 25th March 2020

Start your stop smoking journey today

Stopping smoking is good for your physical and mental health!

Published on 11th March 2020

Coronavirus testing

As part of the national response to the coronavirus outbreak, Oxleas NHS nurses have been carrying out testing in the community, at the homes of those who have been referred ...

Published on 9th March 2020

Drop-in café supports people with Parkinson’s

Drop-in sessions for people with Parkinson’s, their families and friends are held monthly in Blackfen.

Published on 21st February 2020

Dr Morgan named as our ‘education hero’ of the year

Congratulations to Dr Ehab Morgan who has been awarded a special commendation as Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust's Education Hero for 2019/20.

Published on 18th February 2020

Oxleas leads the way with new AHP preceptorship programme

Oxleas is leading the way with the launch of our new preceptorship programme for allied health professionals (AHPs) from across London.

Published on 17th February 2020

What’s next for Our Next Step?

Hear from Chief Executive, Matthew Trainer, about the fantastic responses we’ve had already to the Our Next Step campaign, and what’s next.

Published on 13th February 2020

Have your say – Oxleas’ service user and carer survey

Do you use, or care for someone using Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust services?

Published on 4th February 2020

Year of the Nurse and Midwife: Share your stories

2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and at Oxleas NHS, we will be taking part in celebrating and renewing perceptions of the professions among our services in ...

Published on 3rd February 2020

Join us for our latest webinar

Our live webinars are another way for you to have your say – and our next one will be on air on Friday 31 January 2020 at 1pm.

Published on 28th January 2020

SMaRT garage – at your service!

SMaRT garage services is an award-winning social enterprise run by First Step Trust.

Published on 14th January 2020