2022 news archive

Who's your healthcare hero?

Do you know a team or an individual who have gone above and beyond in the past year and deserve special recognition for their outstanding work?

We want to recognise ...

Published on 21st June 2022

Show your support for #CAAW

This week (13 to 17 June) is Clinical Audit Awareness Week – a time to promote and celebrate the benefits and impact of clinical audit and quality improvement work in healthcare ...

Published on 13th June 2022

Oxleas Nursing Conference is virtually brilliant!

Our 19th Oxleas Nursing Conference was a roller coaster of emotions with tears and laughter, culminating in the announcement of our Nurse and Healthcare Support Worker of the Year 2022 ...

Published on 10th June 2022

Join Oxleas to support Carers Week

This week (6 to 12 June) is Carers Week – an annual campaign which recognises the challenges carers face and the contribution they make to families and communities. 

Since the launch ...

Published on 6th June 2022

Partner role for Ify with new ICS board

We’re delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Ify Okocha, has been appointed as a partner member to the NHS South East London Integrated Care Board (NHS South East ...

Published on 1st June 2022

The special football team where dads can share their loss together

The death of a baby is an unthinkable tragedy for most people; but for others it would become a terrible reality.

Published on 1st June 2022

A wonderful example of co-production

The Estates Team at Oxleas NHS have been working with service users to regenerate a disused outdoor space at Woodlands Unit in Queen Mary’s Hospital and the results are ...

Published on 31st May 2022

Health clinics for the homeless a winner

Partnership working was celebrated in style at the first One Bromley Celebrating Integration Together staff awards.

Published on 23rd May 2022

New role for our Chair

We are pleased to announce that our Chair, Andy Trotter OBE QPM, has also been confirmed as the new Chair of the London Ambulance Service. Andy has been Chair of ...

Published on 20th May 2022

Celebrating International Nurses’ Day in style

Our wonderful nurses celebrated International Nurses’ Day in style on 12 May.

Celebrated annually on the anniversary of the birth of nursing pioneer, Florence Nightingale, the day is a chance ...

Published on 20th May 2022

Help us to deliver great out of hospital care

We want our out-of-hospital care to be the very best it can be and delivering great out-of-hospital care is one of our strategy’s three main priorities for 2021-24.

Published on 17th May 2022

More great out of hospital care

Our fantastic pharmacy team provide an essential service, supporting our community mental health teams in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich, are helping patients avoid the need for a hospital stay and ...

Published on 4th May 2022

Exciting opportunity to join our Graduate scheme

We’ve got an exciting opportunity for graduates to start their career journey on our new Graduate Scheme.

We’re looking for people who are about to graduate or have ...

Published on 3rd May 2022

Get involved in transforming your mental health services

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to get involved in transforming mental health services where you live.

Published on 21st April 2022

Do you or someone you know care for a family member or loved one?

At Oxleas, we host a monthly online Carers Group to offer support and information about the services we offer.

Published on 20th April 2022

Oxleas NHS wins new £21m prison healthcare contract

“I’m so looking forward to being back working within the NHS and being able to provide some really great care.”

Words from Kaye Reynolds, Clinical Nurse Manager at HMP ...

Published on 12th April 2022

Making fitness fun for adults with learning disabilities in Greenwich

Today (7 April) is World Health Day and at Oxleas NHS, we thought we would mark the occasion by focusing on a community fun and fitness programme we jointly provide ...

Published on 7th April 2022

Millbrook patients transferred for improvement works

Building works have started this week to create an improved ward environment for patients and carers on Millbrook Ward at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

Published on 4th April 2022

Oxleas staff recommend trust as great place to work

The NHS Staff Survey results are released today and show that staff recommending Oxleas as a great place to work is higher than average.

Published on 30th March 2022

From accounting to nursing - Kayode shines a light to inspire others

It’s not every day that you have a story worthy of telling in a national magazine.

Published on 29th March 2022

Charlton Athletic’s community projects boosted by iPad donations

No one should be disadvantaged by digital poverty and at Oxleas, we’re doing our bit to help by donating vital resources.

Published on 24th March 2022

Oxleas NHS JET services welcome council leader

‘World class care, sunshine and laughter to my life’.

Words from just one patient describing the fantastic Oxleas NHS Joint Emergency (JET) team in Greenwich and how they are improving ...

Published on 18th March 2022

Grand opening for mental health crisis call centre

Our new mental health crisis call centre was opened in style during a visit by Louie French, MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup.

Published on 14th March 2022

Encouraging the next generation of health care apprentices

Here’s Nigel Hogg, our apprenticeship lead at Oxleas, encouraging students to be the next generation of health care professionals. 

Published on 11th March 2022

No Smoking Day 2022

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you will ever do for your health – and today is the perfect day to take that first step.

Published on 9th March 2022

Oxleas Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), an important day in the Oxleas calendar when we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Published on 8th March 2022

Sign up to ICS virtual webinars

Find out more about the formal establishment of the South East London Integrated Care System (ICS) and what it will mean for healthcare in our communities.

Published on 25th February 2022

Our ECT Service

ECT (Electro-convulsive Therapy) is an invaluable therapeutic tool for the treatment of severe depression. 

Published on 23rd February 2022

New Medical Director for Oxleas

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Abi Fadipe has been successfully appointed today (22 February) as our new Medical Director.

Published on 22nd February 2022

Minister visits Belvedere school for Children's Mental Health Week

The fantastic work of our Bexley Mental Health Support Team (MHST) and the pioneering work they are doing with schools in Bexley was showcased during a ministerial visit.

Published on 17th February 2022

Welcome to our Shadow Executive 2022

The new members of our Shadow Executive for 2022 are now in place and have started sharing their feedback on proposals and developments within Oxleas.

Following a handover from the ...

Published on 9th February 2022

Joint venture celebrates 10th anniversary

Successful and lasting joint ventures are not common in the NHS - that’s where we differ from most other trusts.

Published on 27th January 2022

Join us at launch of our new patient online health record

Join us for the formal launch of Oxcare and find out what our new patient online health record system is all about on 31 January 2022, from 2pm to 3pm.

Published on 24th January 2022

Save the date for our 2nd Oxleas Global Health Conference

We’re excited to announce the 2nd Oxleas NHS Global Health Conference will take place on Tuesday 15 March 2022.

Published on 19th January 2022

Help us to shape how we support those waiting for care

We’ve an opportunity for you to help shape how we support people waiting for care at Oxleas NHS. 

Published on 10th January 2022

Don’t miss our Oxwide review of the year!

2021 was another incredibly busy year for us all and we saw some great achievements and outstanding work in what continue to be challenging times. 

Published on 7th January 2022

Celebrating national status for our AHP Preceptorship Programme

Our hugely successful and unique Oxleas NHS Allied Health Professional (AHP) Preceptorship Programme has expanded and is now a national resource! 

Published on 4th January 2022