The NHS Blood and Transplant Service Make An Urgen...
27 November 2020
How you can help support the national response to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Newham's New Diabetes UK Clinical Champion
27 November 2020
An ELFT clinician takes up an important new role as a UK Diabetes Clinical Champion.
Raising Awareness Of Domestic Abuse: 'You Are Not ...
25 November 2020
Today is the start of 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse.
Questions About The Flu Vaccine? Join An Interacti...
24 November 2020
A series of free online NHS events where you can find out about more about the flu vaccine.
Bedfordshire Community Services: Finalists For NHS...
23 November 2020
It's through to the final round of the NHS Parliamentary Awards final for a Trust team. 
Thanking and Celebrating All Our Nursing Support W...
23 November 2020
We join with the Royal College of Nursing to celebrate Nursing Support Worker Day
ELFT Welcomes Richard Carr as Non-Executive Direct...
23 November 2020
New Non-Executive Director to bring key skills and knowledge to ELFT
Free Working in Mental Health Online Careers Event
20 November 2020
NHS teams and partners in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are hosting a free online event for anyone thi...
Newham Telehealth Team - Nursing Times Award Final...
20 November 2020
Nail-biting isn't Raguraman's style, but we were all rooting for the team at this week's national awards.
ELFT Team Finalists for HSJ Awards 2020
18 November 2020
Two ELFT services are nominated for a raft of awards this year. 
NHS 'Help Us Help You' Mental Health Campaign
18 November 2020
People with mental health worries are being urged to seek help in a new phase of the NHS’s Help Us Help ...
Islamaphobia Awareness Month
18 November 2020
ELFT is supporting Islamaphobia Week to tackle discrimination
Food Poverty: An Invite To Discuss
17 November 2020
Food poverty is a growing public health crisis Please join us for the discussion. 
Lockdown 2 - How Are You Doing?
17 November 2020
Dr Chloe Beale suggests ways to look after yourself and each other during lockdown 2
Messages of Mental Health Support at Train Station...
16 November 2020
Friendly faces and messages of help and support are on show at train stations in Bedfordshire and Luton as par...
Trust Leader Joins Pioneering Training Programme
13 November 2020
A pioneering training programme for Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders.
Improved CQC Rating for Leighton Road Surgery
13 November 2020
A partnership approach involving staff and patients at Leighton Road Surgery has been praised after the practi...
Have a Safe Diwali
11 November 2020
Have a happy and COVID safe Diwali
Strengthening The Service User Voice in Hackney
10 November 2020
A survey aiming to help secure the health needs of Hackney residents.
Calling All City & Hackney Residents!
10 November 2020
18 November: A special online event on staying well this winter.
A Useful Phone Directory for Mental Health
10 November 2020
A useful directory for national mental health support.
Eating Disorders Service Early Intervention Fundin...
09 November 2020
Young people in Bedfordshire and Luton with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are to get rapid&nbs...
Improving Black, Asian and minority ethnic communi...
04 November 2020
Forthcoming webinars aimed at improving peoples' experiences of mental health services. 
National Stress Awareness Day: Tools To Help
04 November 2020
NHS wellbeing webinars are supporting people manage stress and uncertainty.
Meds Safety Week 2-8 November 2020: Reporting Adve...
02 November 2020
Anyone can report a medcines concern to the Yellow Card Scheme
'Aiding the ELFT Spirit of Co-production'
02 November 2020
The FFT Survey matters and Trust staff explain why. 
Tackling BAME Health Inequalities: New Funding Ann...
30 October 2020
A message for people part of a community or faith organisation.
Hubble, Bubble, Avoid COVID Trouble This Halloween
29 October 2020
Newham London's Halloween message is good advice for everyone everywhere. 
Cybersecurity Awareness Month - Think Before U Cli...
28 October 2020
Scammers are finding more sophisticated ways to get to our information to defraud us
ELFT & Network Rail Join Forces For Mental Health
26 October 2020
ELFT mental health nurse in a pioneering new role on the railways. 
NHS Veterans' Champions: Sharon's Story
23 October 2020
Sharon Deans is supporting a Trust project to provide better connected NHS support for armed forces veterans a...
ELFT Paediatricians Speak Up for Children
23 October 2020
ELFT paediatricians draw attention to forgotten children during the pandemic. 
New Leadership Roles for Familiar Faces
23 October 2020
Three senior positions within the Trust have been filled by faces familiar to many colleagues. 
Parent Psycho-Education Training Programme Extende...
22 October 2020
NHS parent and carer psycho-education sessions are going county-wide and online following a successful roll-ou...
Feedback Improves Services: Why The NHS FFT Matter...
21 October 2020
Mid Beds based clinician Martin Orr describes why feedback matters. 
Stoptober 2020
21 October 2020
It's never too late to take the first step to stop smoking. Help is at hand.
The Local COVID-19 Alert Level Is Now High Across ...
16 October 2020
New restrictions are now in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus. 
Championing Diversity With The NIHR
16 October 2020
Lilu Wheeler describes her role helping to facilitate research projects with the NIHR. 
'Harnessing The Best of Research & Quality Improve...
16 October 2020
ELFT Chief Quality Officer Dr Amar Shah on the relation between quality improvement & research. 
'We Need More Clinicians To Come Forward With Rese...
15 October 2020
Improving life by joining academic research with practical experience.
First GP Drive-Through Flu Clinic Attended by 800 ...
14 October 2020
More than 800 people have been vaccinated after Leighton Road Surgery (LRS) held Leighton Buzzard’s firs...
'Black Voices Need To Be Heard' - Research Matters
14 October 2020
Dele Oladeji explains why Research matters.   
Finance Directorate Win Prestigious Accreditation
13 October 2020
ELFT's Finance Directorate gain a nationally recognised accreditation. 
Special Offers From Newham Talking Therapies
13 October 2020
Newham Talking Therapies have a range of services on offer.
'Back to Basics' Infection Prevention Campaign
13 October 2020
ELFT has launched an internal 'Back to Basics' campaign to support staff to keep everyone safe
Research Enriches Practice: A Clinician's Story
13 October 2020
A clinician describes how research helps to improve patient experience. 
Join Our Online Annual General Meeting (AGM)/Annua...
12 October 2020
The meeting will take place on 14 October 2020 from 4.00pm-5.30pm
On Track To Raise Mental Health Awareness
12 October 2020
The Back On Track Team raises Mental Health Awareness in October. 
NHS Veterans' Support: A Military Wife's View
12 October 2020
New Veterans' Champion Glynis Freeman has shared her insight as part of the Trust's work to provide better con...
The Friends & Family Test: Your Experience Matters
12 October 2020
The Friends & Family Test Is An Important NHS Feedback Tool. 
'Today’s Research Is Tomorrow’s Practice'
12 October 2020
Research and Innovation (R&I): An Important Part of ELFT's Work to Improve Patient Care. 
Launch of Premier League Football Mentoring Scheme...
10 October 2020
Young people in CAMHS services in Newham and Hackney will link with West Ham United and Arsenal
Go Red For Dyslexia Awareness
09 October 2020
Go Red for Dyslexia Awareness this month.
Bedfordshire Palliative Team Are Cavell Stars
08 October 2020
A prestigious Cavell Star Award has been presented to a dedicated specialist palliative care nursing team in B...
Today is Clean Air Day
08 October 2020
The NHS has set itself ambitious targets to reduce pollution. The Trust is working to meet them. 
World Mental Health Day 2020
07 October 2020
World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2020 is being marked on Saturday (October 10).
Trust Testing Pioneering Quit Smoking Model
05 October 2020
A pioneering quit smoking model is being tested by the Trust. 
A Provider Collaborative for Young People
01 October 2020
Ten new NHS-Led Provider Collaboratives are now live including NCEL CAMHS Collaborative
A New Interim Chief Executive For ELFT
30 September 2020
Paul Calaminus is now Trust interim Chief Executive. 
Introducing our First Trust-Wide Director for Soci...
30 September 2020
Gill Williams has been appointed as the first Trust-wide Director of Social Work.
How CAMHS in Bedfordshire and Luton is Supporting ...
25 September 2020
A video has been produced to share how Bedfordshire and Luton CAMHS services are now operating in response to ...
Central Bedfordshire Community Mental Health Forum...
25 September 2020
More opportunities are available to help the trust transform its community mental health services for Central ...
Towards a Real & Sustained Reduction In Suicide
24 September 2020
ELFT hosted an online sharing and learning event on World Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September. 
The NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020
21 September 2020
Three Trust services nominated for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards. 
Pressure Ulcer App Launched for Carers Nationwide
10 September 2020
Carers across the country are now able to access a tool designed by a dedicated community matron to help ident...
Award Nomination for Pioneering Programme
10 September 2020
The Trust’s pioneering Service User-Led Accreditation programme has been shortlisted for two Patien...
New Edition of The Chameleon CAMHS newsletter
09 September 2020
Attached is the fourth edition of The Chameleon, a newsletter written and produced by service users of Bedford...
Thursday 10 September is Suicide Prevention Day
08 September 2020
Training, resources & events - to support people in crisis.
Supporting Armed Forces Veterans
07 September 2020
A call has been issued for colleagues, carers or service users to steer a project launched to better support a...
New Bedfordshire Community Epilepsy Specialist Nur...
07 September 2020
A new Bedfordshire Community Epilepsy Specialist Nurse Service has gone live.
Interim Chief Executive Announced for ELFT
03 September 2020
Deputy Chief Executive Paul Calaminus announced as interim chief executive
Say Hello to ELFT's New Black Taxi Driver
02 September 2020
A creative partnership with a local cabbie and the Trust
Beyond the Rainbow
28 August 2020
A series of online events  celebrating the achievements, culture and contributions of the LGBTQ+ communit...
East Ham Care Centre's Telehealth Team Shortlisted...
26 August 2020
For applying digital technology to increase service user wellbeing & efficiency.
The Unofficial Trust Anthem Studio Recording Has A...
26 August 2020
#ELFTin1Voice's Anthemic See Me As I Am Has Arrived! 
Please Take Part In The ELFT Carers Survey
26 August 2020
The survey is to understand how the health and situation of carers have changed during the lockdown.
New Director for New Primary Care Directorate
25 August 2020
The Trust is creating a new Directorate to support primary care services
Online Joint Annual Members Meeting/Annual General...
18 August 2020
Wednesday 14 October - from your own armchair!
Volunteer to Help Find the Vaccine for COVID-19
14 August 2020
We can all help with erradicating coronavirus
Podiatry Services Step Up During COVID-19 Pandemic
13 August 2020
Foothealth staff stepped in to help in a variety of ways
Trust Shortlisted for RCPsych Awards 2020
12 August 2020
The Trust is recognised for Outstanding Commitment to Sustainability/Green Care. 
Trust CEO Joins NHS People Plan Tweetchat Launch
11 August 2020
Dr. Navina Evans CBE and the nationwide #OurNHSPeople Plan Tweetchat.
Inpatient Dementia Assessment Unit to Move to Newh...
06 August 2020
Columbia Ward, Mile End Hospital to Move to East Ham Care Centre
Passionate About Healthcare? We Need You
06 August 2020
Join the ELFT Team as a Non-Executive Director 
Trust CEO: A Pledge To Reduce Ethnic Inequalities
06 August 2020
NHS senior leaders pledge to reduce ethnic inequalities in mental health care.
Hello, My Name Really Is...
04 August 2020
A movement to encourage staff to use their native name.
Positive Start to Luton Mental Health Engagement P...
04 August 2020
More than 40 service users and partner organisations have taken part in an online engagement forum to discuss ...
Compass Wellbeing Deliver Key Worker Swab Testing
04 August 2020
COVID-19 swab testing for key workers in Bedfordshire and Luton is being delivered by Trust partner Compass We...
Leighton Buzzard Flu Jab Poster Competition Launch...
03 August 2020
A poster competition for creative children has been launched by Leighton Road Surgery (LRS) as part of its wor...
Providing Mental Health Support for Police and the...
03 August 2020
Mental health clinical advisor Clare Howe talks about her role providing clinical support and signposting for ...
Partnership Mental Health Hub First Anniversary
31 July 2020
A partnership mental health hub that provides police and NHS help for the public and officers has been praised...
Your COVID Recovery - A New NHS Website Resource
31 July 2020
To support people with ongoing health problems on their road to recovery.
Celebrating Eid During South Asian Heritage Month
31 July 2020
Celebrating Eid: Masha Abdullah describes some culinary traditions. 
Narcissism: Trust Expert Dispels Misunderstandings
29 July 2020
Trust Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Lee Discusses Narcissism in This Months Vice Magazine.
#ELFTin1Voice - Come & Sing With Us!
29 July 2020
#ELFTin1Voice is back.  Join us! 
Recovery College Artwork Brightens Assessment Hubs
28 July 2020
Artwork has been installed at the Trust’s new mental health assessment hubs in Bedford and Lut...
Successful First Digital Wellbeing Games
28 July 2020
The efforts of more than 300 colleagues and service users have been praised after a week-long campaign to prom...
Keeping Safe - Track and Trace at ELFT Sites
24 July 2020
The Trust is introducing processes to keep on top of any outbreaks
New Central Beds Mental Health People Participatio...
24 July 2020
A familiar face to service users is the Trust’s new People Participation (PP) Lead for mental health ser...
Strengthening Primary and Mental Health Care Conne...
23 July 2020
A project to improve patient care by building better connections between NHS primary care and mental health se...
Quality Improvement Training for Service Users and...
23 July 2020
Carers and service users are being offered the opportunity to get involved in improving the quality of our ser...
Avoid The Three 'C's
22 July 2020
A useful poster resource to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
South Asian Heritage Month: A Family Story
22 July 2020
ELFT Project Manager Lilu Wheeler shares her family history
Eyes on the Prize for Beds and Luton Wellbeing Gam...
21 July 2020
Friendly competition is the name of the game for inpatient wards through a digital summer Bedfordshire and Lut...
Grit and Determination Wins the Day
20 July 2020
The story of 92 year old Sidney who caught cornavirus but wouldn't be defeated
Men's Suicide Prevention: A New ELFT Partnership
20 July 2020
A suicide prevention charity is running a new project that ELFT is supporting.
Beds and Luton Community Mental Health Care
17 July 2020
The public, partner organisations and colleagues are being asked for their views and ideas on changing how com...
'Not Afraid of Challenges' - Tower Hamlets Service...
16 July 2020
A dedicated Tower Hamlets service are RCNi Award Finalists.
Join Us In Celebrating South Asian Heritage Month
15 July 2020
It's time to celebrate our South Asian NHS colleagues' contributions this month. 
Stand as a Public Governor to Influence Local Care
15 July 2020
ELFT Governor Elections are open and we would like local people to consider standing.
Sexual Orientation Survey: ELFT Staff Respond
15 July 2020
ELFT staff were the largest group of respondents to this important survey. 
The King's Fund Praises ELFT's work on Race & Incl...
14 July 2020
A new report praises ELFT's work to make positive change happen. 
CAMHS: Challenging Isolation During COVID-19
13 July 2020
How one CAMHS team faced the challenge of engaging young service users during the lockdown. 
Dietitian Added to British Dietetic Association Ro...
09 July 2020
Dietitian Sarah Fuller has been recognised for her work on eating disorders
Snapshot From a COVID-19 Assessment Centre
09 July 2020
The Trust's Leighton Road Surgery was used as a COVID-19 assessment centre between April & June. 
Staff Benefit from Captain Sir Tom Moore's Epic Fu...
06 July 2020
ELFT's Charitable Fund received a generous donation for staff and service users
Keeping in Touch With Staff Who Are Shielding
06 July 2020
Shielding is not a choice, it is a clinical necessity. We need to support shielding staff 
From Nurse to Patient in Days: COVID-19 Blog
03 July 2020
As we approach the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, Nurse John Peers shares his account of contracting coronavirus...
Expanded Liaison & Diversion Service
03 July 2020
NHS England has awarded the Trust a five-year contract to provide a Liaison & Diversion Service (L&DS)...
ELFT Scoop Quality Improvement Leader as Advisor
01 July 2020
Former Scottish NHS Chief Executive Derek Feeley joins ELFT as an advisor. 
Newham Community Health Integrated Discharge Hub G...
26 June 2020
Community services in Newham rose to the challenge to get people home swiftly and safely
Supporting Colleagues Behind the Scenes During COV...
23 June 2020
Everyone has a part to play in keeping services functioning
Marking Windrush Day
22 June 2020
72 years later, we acknowledge the part the caribbean community has played in healthcare and all sectors of li...
ELFT Researchers Redeployed to Study COVID-19
22 June 2020
Rachel Stacey and Lauren Hickling, Clinical Studies Officers in ELFT changed tack to support the NHS COVID res...
Starting a New Job in Lockdown
18 June 2020
We hear from new employee Mohammed Rahman and his manager Joanna Kujoth
Carers Week - Rachel's Story
18 June 2020
Another of our Carer Stories this time from Rachel V
Men's Health Week - Taking That First Step
17 June 2020
In this conversation, James explores why is is hard for men to ask for help and what helps
Visiting Our Wards - Keeping Everyone Safe
15 June 2020
With visiting reinstated, the Trust has introduced special measures to reduce the spread of infection 
24hr NHS 111 Mental Health Crisis Support in Beds ...
15 June 2020
Mental health crisis support for all ages is now available 24hrs every day across Bedfordshire and Luton by ca...
Reflecting on Inequality
12 June 2020
ELFT's Deputy Chief Executive, Paul Calaminus, has recorded a message to staff
Statement from ELFT's Council of Governor's
12 June 2020
Statement from ELFT Council of Governors about #BlackLivesMatter
Carers Week - Ruth's Story
10 June 2020
COVID-19 has added to the pressures of being a carer but also brought new friends
New Bedfordshire Dementia Intensive Support Servic...
10 June 2020
A new Trust service has launched in Bedfordshire to help people with dementia stay out of hospital or mental h...
Carers Week - Mimi's Story
09 June 2020
There is nothing more rewarding in life than seeing your loved one make progress (Mimi aged 80)
Carers Week - X's Story
09 June 2020
In this moving account, hear how bowl of spaghetti bolognese can represent a lot!
New Programme Director for CAMHS New Models of Car...
08 June 2020
Today we welcome Dorian Cole who joins ELFT as Programme Director for CAMHS New Models of Care.
Phonelines Down at Crombie House CMHT, Leighton Bu...
08 June 2020
We're not having a good day here at ELFT with our phonelines. Apologies for the inconvenience
Supporting People After Cardiac Surgery in a Pande...
08 June 2020
Hear how the Cardiac Rehabiliation Team adapted to support worried patients
Carers Week - Nancy's Story
08 June 2020
In Carer's Week, we are hearing from carers about the ups and downs of being a carer
Powerful Sepsis Video for Healthcare Professionals
08 June 2020
A powerful video has been produced for healthcare professionals to promote the importance of identifying sepsi...
Reflecting on Inequalities by ELFT CEO
05 June 2020
In this video, CEO Dr Navina Evans CBE is reflecting on the global situation regarding inequalities.
Bedford Mental Health Virtual Feedback Session
04 June 2020
A virtual feedback session is being held for anyone who has been using our mental health services at Florence ...
Acknowledging the Incredible Role of Carers
03 June 2020
Carers Week is 8-14 June 2020. The theme is making caring visible
Mark Lam Starts Work as New Trust Chair
03 June 2020
Mark Lam has officially started as the new chair of East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).
A Day in the Life of a Delivery Driver/Fire Office...
02 June 2020
ELFT's Fire Safety Officers stepped up when frontline staff needed essential equipment
New Together Cafés are a Tonic for Mental Health
29 May 2020
The new Together Cafés in Tower Hamlets & Newham are to support peoples' mental health. 
Through the Eyes of a Pharmacy Technician
28 May 2020
Pharmacy Technician Papeya Dasgupta shares the ups and downs of her COVID-10 experiences
Eid Mubarak
26 May 2020
Eid Mubarak to all Muslim staff and service users
Proud Daughter Produces NHS Support Video
21 May 2020
The proud daughter of a Trust colleague has produced a moving video to show the support being shown for the NH...
Kindness is What People Remember
20 May 2020
In Mental Health Awareness Week, Director of Therapies Ravi Rana reminds us what's important
Newham Integrated Discharge Hub - Getting People H...
20 May 2020
Newham Council Chief Executive Visits Newham Integrated Discharge Hub
Talking Therapies Here to Help During Lockdown
19 May 2020
Worries about work, social, physical and psychological wellbeing are the most frequent coronavirus l...
Mental Health Awareness Week - Kindness Can Change...
18 May 2020
ELFT's Suicide Prevention Lead, Chloe Beale, talks about the importance of kindness when someone is suicidal
'Outstanding' Trust appoints 'outstanding' new cha...
15 May 2020
Mark Lam is the new chair of East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).
'Clients Seem to Like Using Technology'
15 May 2020
Ensuring it remains ‘business as usual’ so people can receive help and support during the Covid-19...
Digital Confidence for Carers and Service Users
14 May 2020
A support project is being launched by the Trust to help service users and carers feel more confident in acces...
'The Team Have Responded With Resilience'
12 May 2020
The Extended Primary Care Team based at East Ham Care Centre on how the pandemic has changed their routines.
Council of Governors meeting update
12 May 2020
The Council of Governors will hold their meeting on May 15th, from 5.00pm to 6.30pm
LookAfterYourMentalHealth Social Media Initiative
12 May 2020
A new social media initiative encouraging people to look after their mental health and wellbeing has been laun...
A Very Special National Nurses Week
11 May 2020
It's 200 years since Florence Nightingale was born. This week, we pause to celebrate our nurses
First Medical Director for Primary Care
11 May 2020
The first Trust-wide medical director for primary care has been appointed by ELFT.
Bedford CMHT Out of Hours Phone Line Back Up and W...
08 May 2020
We have resolved the issue and the line is back in action
Trust to Mark VE Day
06 May 2020
Staff and service users across the Trust will mark VE Day at 11am
Facing Covid-19 Challenges Together
06 May 2020
Clinical Nurse Manager Tracey Tebbutt talks about how Cedar House staff and service users have faced...
Who Needs Joe Wicks When We've Got Steve M?
01 May 2020
Another story of a member of staff adapting his skills for maximum impact
NHS is open for business
30 April 2020
The Trust is supporting NHS England's ‘Open for business’ campaign encouraging people to access se...
Call For Clinicians With S.12 Approval
30 April 2020
Doctors and consultants with section 12  approval across Bedfordshire and Luton are being encouraged to r...
Staying Safe and Valuing Kindness
28 April 2020
There have been many changes and adjustments for District Nurses during COVID-19 pandemic
Feedback Call For BCHS Patients and Carers
28 April 2020
Patients supported by Bedfordshire Community Health Services (BCHS) and carers are being encouraged to support...
New Mental Health Assessment Hubs
28 April 2020
Two 24hr urgent mental health assessment hubs have been opened by the Trust in Bedfordshire and Luton.
First Anniversary For The Lighthouse
27 April 2020
This month marks the first anniversary of The Lighthouse, an out-of-hours mental health ‘safe space&rsqu...
Home-based Consultant Psychiatrist
24 April 2020
Shielding at home doesn't mean Consultant Psychiatrist isn't able to practice her skills
The Procurement Team Is Going the Extra Mile
23 April 2020
ELFT Procurement Team has been working tirelessly for the past weeks to ensure suitable and sufficient PPE gea...
Learn New Skills With Recovery Colleges
23 April 2020
Opportunities to learn new skills continue to be available through the Trust’s mental health Recovery Co...
Ramadan and COVID-19
22 April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic will affect usual observances this Ramadan
Providing Speech and Language Therapy During the P...
22 April 2020
Children's Speech and Language Therapists are using technology to support families
Telephone Befriending Service Launched
22 April 2020
A Telephone Befriending service has been launched by the Trust to support service users who might feel isolate...
All Change During the COVID-19 Pandemic
21 April 2020
In the first of our series about how staff working differently, John Bradley talks about adapting and learning...
Warm Welcome to Professor Steven Gillard
16 April 2020
Steven Gillard has been appointed for the post of Professor of Mental Health at City, University of Londo...
'We Need You' Call For Temporary Staff
07 April 2020
A ‘we need you’ call has been issued for people who can work in temporary roles from clinicians to...
ELFT Trust Board Pay Tribute to Staff
03 April 2020
The ELFT Trust Board have issued a moving tribute to staff supporting the Coronavirus response
Marie Gabriel CBE Leaves To Start New Role
03 April 2020
Marie Gabriel CBE has been praised for building a culture of compassion and continuous improvement after her l...
Bedfordshire and Luton Service Users' Survey
03 April 2020
Trust service users and carers in Bedfordshire and Luton are being asked to share their experience and underst...
Di is ELFTAbility Employee of the Month for COVID ...
02 April 2020
Di Aston, Engagement and Wellbeing Advisor, has been awarded the ELFT Ability Disability Champion of the Month...
Cauldwell Medical Centre Joins Trust
01 April 2020
Dedicated colleagues from Cauldwell Medical Centre in Bedford have been welcomed to the Trust.
E-Session with 200+ Clinicians
31 March 2020
The Medical Education Team organised a successful online event to engage with mental health professionals.
New Role for Chief Executive Dr Navina Evans
26 March 2020
ELFT chief executive Dr Navina Evans has been appointed new chief executive of Health Education England (HEE).
Supporting Neurodiverse Children in Self Isolation
25 March 2020
Staff created a information video to support parents/carers of neurodiverse children during self-isolation.
Temporary Suspension of Visits to Trust Sites
24 March 2020
To protect service users and staff, visits to all sites are temporarily suspended.
New Instructions for March Trust Board Meeting
23 March 2020
With regards to the public Trust Board meeting on March 26th from 11:45am to 2:15pm, we are asking all members...
Group sessions at the Lighthouse put on hold
20 March 2020
Due to the Coronavirus we are having to suspend our group meetings for a while. 
Community Support For Struggling Mums
18 March 2020
The efforts of a Biggleswade-based community organisation in supporting mums affected by Coronavirus panic buy...
Coronavirus - Looking After Your Mental Health Wel...
16 March 2020
Ideas to reduce your stress during this uncertain period 
Positive Impact of Policing Partnership
16 March 2020
The positive impact of a specialist police officer providing direct support to NHS mental health inpatient sta...
Coronavirus Advice
13 March 2020
Familiarise yourself with the latest national Coronavirus advice
University Mental Health Day
04 March 2020
Supporting the mental health needs of students in London, Luton and Bedfordshire
Trust Wins Prestigious Quality Mark of Assurance
27 February 2020
ELFT has been awarded the CapitalNurse Preceptorship Framework for London Quality Mark.
The NCEL CAMHS Collaborative Launches!
27 February 2020
The North Central East London CAMHS Collaborative Launch Event took place in February.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020
21 February 2020
Digital audiences will have the chance to learn about help available as part of Eating Disorders Awareness Wee...
Stonewall Rates ELFT as a Top Health Employer
18 February 2020
The Trust is an organisation LGBT+ staff can thrive, says Stonewall. 
Mental Health Crisis Cafes in Bedford and Luton
18 February 2020
The doors to new crisis cafes in Bedford and Luton open this week to provide support and a safe place for anyo...
Trust Seeks New Chair
14 February 2020
ELFT is seeking an experienced and talented leader to take us to the next level
Star-Colleague on The Voice
13 February 2020
City & Hackney Life Skills Recovery Worker Vivienne Isebor wow-ed Tom Jones on The Voice.
New Role for Mary Elford
12 February 2020
ELFT Vice Chair for Bedfordshire and Luton, Mary Elford, has been appointed as Chair of Cambridgeshire Communi...
ELFT Staff Awards 2020
05 February 2020
ELFT's Oscars ceremony was a red carpet affair with touching speeches, glamorous attire and even a flashmob!
Welcome New Colleagues from Leighton Buzzard
03 February 2020
The Trust has joined with the partners at Leighton Road Surgery in Leighton Buzzard to work alongsid...
Launch of ELFT Video News
30 January 2020
And we now bring you a breaking story from ELFT…..the Trust has launched its own video news bulletin!
New Peer Support Workers Lead the Way
29 January 2020
Caring individuals committed to using their own lived experience to help others with their recovery have been ...
Tower Hamlets Team Coaching Success
28 January 2020
Coaching sessions have improved morale and team dynamics in a Tower Hamlets
NHS 70: Share Your Story
24 January 2020
Calling all staff and service users to share their story NHS at 70: Story Of Our Lives.
Male focused webinar event in Bedfordshire
21 January 2020
Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service will be holding a webinar event aimed at men.
ELFT To Host Community Nurse Recruitment Event
21 January 2020
ELFT is holding a Recruitment Event aimed at recruiting community nurses to work for the Trust.
One Year Ward Celebration
17 January 2020
The team at Aldgate Ward, John Howard Centre came together to celebrate one year since the service opened to c...
Annual Plan Meetings 2020
16 January 2020
The Annual Plan sets out what the Trust will focus on over the next year.
Marie Gabriel to Step Down as ELFT Chair
16 January 2020
A new role at East London HCP means Marie Gabriel is stepping down.
Men's Webinar Event in Bedfordshire
15 January 2020
Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service will be holding a webinar event aimed at Fathers or Fathers to be.
Tower Hamlets Foothealth Service launches New Serv...
10 January 2020
Health professionals at Tower Hamlets Community Foothealth Service recently allowed cameras into their clinics...
Flexible Working: 'Getting a Good Job Done'
07 January 2020
The new year brings a new flexible workspace launch to the Trust HQ. 
Dr Navina Evans On Medical Leadership
03 January 2020
Trust CEO Dr Evans' latest blog post reflects on medical leadership.
2020 NOCLOR Training Events at ELFT HQ
02 January 2020
NOCLOR training is coming to ELFT in 2020.
Professor Sir Sam Everington Joins Trust
02 January 2020
A pioneer of the social prescription movement has been appointed as a new Non-Executive Director with the...
City & Hackney Recovery College Open Day
02 January 2020
City & Hackney Recovery College's new term start soon.
Trust Paediatrician Dispenses Expert Advice on BBC...
30 December 2019
Newham based  Dr. Guddi Singh shares her expertise in a new BBC TV series
New Year's Honour for Trust CEO Dr Evans
30 December 2019
Trust CEO Dr. Navina Evans is to be awarded a CBE.
Raising Awareness With The Twelve Days of Wellmas
27 December 2019
The Twelve Days of Wellmas Choir have been on the road.
Parenting Teens Over the Festive Period
24 December 2019
CAMHS Specialist, Vicky Rodrigues, discusses how we can support parents and teen over the festive season
'Education Is An Emotional Event'
23 December 2019
Trust teacher Miles Mantle has an article on the Prisoners Education Trust website.
Staying Well Over the Holidays
20 December 2019
Some tips and advice on how to look after your mental health over the holiday season. 
Trust Governors & Members Team Win NHS Award
19 December 2019
The Trust's Governors and Members Team have won the NHS Providers Membership Showcase Award.
Twelve Days of Wellmas
13 December 2019
A re-worked Twelve Days of Christmas is being used to spread a message of help and support to anyone strugglin...
Newham Perinatal Team Welcomes Norwegian Visitors
12 December 2019
Mince pies formed part of the fact-finding trip with colleagues from Norway
Psychiatric Team of the Year Award
09 December 2019
The Deancross Personality Disorder Service in Tower Hamlets was awarded national Psychiatric Team of the ...
Choir to Perform The 12 Days of Wellmas
09 December 2019
The importance of looking after your wellbeing over the festive period is being promoted through a r...
Trust Nursing Pioneer On Why Sexual Health Matters
05 December 2019
National Award Winner Rachel Luby describes why the work her team has been doing on sexual health is so import...
Trust Global Volunteer says: 'Do It!'
04 December 2019
ELFT Volunteer Coordinator Marie-Michelle interviews a Global Health Initiative volunteer in Uganda.
The Benefits of Volunteering
04 December 2019
ELFT Volunteers Coordinator Marie-Michelle Mousse interviewed Newham-based volunteer Mark Goode.
Newham Health Centre's Phone Number Changes
04 December 2019
There are some phone number changes for services in Newham.
Newham's Assessment & Crisis Hub Goes Live
02 December 2019
On 2nd December 2019 the Newham Mental Health Assessment & Crisis Hub goes live.
Successful 2019 Learning Disability Conference
25 November 2019
Themes including improving population health and how to support LGBTQ+ service users were discussed at the 201...
Pop-Up CAMHS in Newham on Saturdays
22 November 2019
Families can get informal advice every Second and Last Saturday of Every Month
Tower Hill for Next Trust Board Meeting
21 November 2019
Please note the new venue for our next Trust Board meeting
Vote for Newham Prostate Cancer Film
15 November 2019
A film made by the prostate cancer charity, Orchid, is up for a film award in the Charity Film Awards
PsychTech Conference - Exclusive Interview With Se...
12 November 2019
Working with homeless people and tech, one of the many exciting speakers at our mental health and technology c...
ELFT Team Meets HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
12 November 2019
The Tower Hamlets Mental Health Liaison and Psychological Medicine Service Team met HRH The Duchess of Cornwal...
The Physiotherapist Behind Telehealth’s Success
11 November 2019
In an article for Frontline magazine, ELFT Physiotherapist Raguraman Padmanabhan shares his experience rolling...
NOCLOR Training: Last Chance to Book Your Place
11 November 2019
High quality training provided by NOCLOR comes to ELFT.
Road Safety Film has Kerb Appeal
08 November 2019
Service users took part in a music video as a fun approach to improving road safety
Trust Team Partnership Wins HSJ Award 2019
07 November 2019
A partnership project in City & Hackney has just won a prestigious award. 
Talking Better Flexible Working with Navina
07 November 2019
Shaping better flexible working was the theme for the first in a series of ‘Advise Navina’ session...
Why I'm Getting My Flu Jab This Year
04 November 2019
Find out why Senior Nurse Parveen Bhatia is making sure she has a flu jab this year
Temporary Location for City and Hackney Older Peop...
04 November 2019
Teams based at Felstead Street have moved to temporary premises for two week to enable works to be done
National BAME Health & Care Awards Nomination
01 November 2019
ELFT’s Black and Asian Minority Ethnic Staff Network Lead, Diana Okoukoni, was shortlisted for the Inspi...
Bedfordshire and Luton Dementia Conference
01 November 2019
Best-selling author Wendy Mitchell will join clinical experts in the field of dementia care to share latest le...
Trust Teams Represent at Nursing Times Awards
31 October 2019
Two talented Trust nursing teams were present at the prestigious Nursing Times Awards 2019.
Preparing for Winter and Staying Healthy
30 October 2019
The clocks have gone back and the days are shorter. Winter is coming.
Celebration Marks Lighthouse Progress
25 October 2019
A celebration has been held to recognise the achievement of volunteers in establishing and growing a Trus...
Newham Celebrates Black History Month
23 October 2019
A music, dance and fashion celebration is taking place at the Newham Centre for Mental Health.
The Value Of Speaking Up
23 October 2019
Inspirational and diverse speakers have helped emphasise the value to the NHS of creating a culture where staf...
Trust Expert on BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show
22 October 2019
BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show features Trust Consultant and Director of Therapies Ravi Rana.
Trust Psychologist in the Spotlight
22 October 2019
A Trust doctor is featured in the latest issue of BSP journal The Psychologist. 
ePrescribing in Bedfordshire and Luton
18 October 2019
New technology is being introduced to replace handwritten prescription charts across NHS mental health inpatie...
£2.35M Homeless Funding Announcement
17 October 2019
East London will benefit from £2.35m to support vulnerable homeless people in the capital
City & Hackney Dementia Service Launch Event
16 October 2019
The Trust's City & Hackney Dementia Service is launching with a special event on 28th October. 
New-Look Contact Centre Tops 100,000 Calls
16 October 2019
A new-look contact centre for Bedfordshire Community Health Services (BCHS) has taken nearly 120,000 calls sin...
Health Research in East London Conference 2019
15 October 2019
It was a packed house on 2 October 2019 for the 17th annual Health Research Conference
International Academic Partnership
11 October 2019
ELFT developed a master programme (MA) in Clinical Psychology with Body Psychotherapy Certificate in collabora...
PsychTech Conference 2019 - Speakers Announced
11 October 2019
We have some great speakers lined-up for this ground-breaking conf