Honorary Doctorate for Campaigning Ben
26 July 2017
Dedicated mental health campaigner Ben Salmons has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bedfo...
Trust services among the best in the country
20 July 2017
The Trust’s mental health services have been named ‘among the best in the country’ Mental he...
Elvis Comes to East Ham Care Centre
14 July 2017
Staff at East Ham Care Centre will do anything to entertain the patients and ensure that they have a good...
Give your view on Bedfordshire services
11 July 2017
Mental health professionals, patients, partner agencies and members of the public are being encouraged to give...
Thrive LDN
10 July 2017
Thrive LDN is a citywide movement for mental health, supported by the Mayor of London and the London Health Bo...
ELFT Wellbeing Games 2017
10 July 2017
The Trust will be holding its annual Wellbeing Games for staff and service users on Thursday 27 July from 11am...
Trust Faces Lead University's Careers Campaign
10 July 2017
A husband and wife team have taken centre stage in a campaign to encourage more South Asians from Luton into c...
Piloting Enhanced Support to Newham Nursing Care H...
06 July 2017
A new initiative commences in Newham this summer to keep older people living in care homes, out of hospital by...
Launch of Reset Drug and Alcohol Service
05 July 2017
The service has had 500 new starts since it opened nine months ago. Reset combines the str...
Celebrating our service users and carers
04 July 2017
The ELFT People Participation Awards took place last week at The Ecology Pavilion, Mile End. Over 200 people a...
Trainees Vote ELFT a Great Place to Learn
27 June 2017
Nursing students at City University have voted the Trust an outstanding place to learn and develop.Three teams...
Bedford College put on mental health play
21 June 2017
Talented performing arts students from Bedford College have taken centre stage to help change attitudes about ...
QI visibility wall awarded World Illustration Awar...
20 June 2017
A mural co produced with service users and a local artist for the Newham Centre for Mental health has won a Wo...
Marking Learning Disabilities Week in Bedford
19 June 2017
Staff from the Bedfordshire Learning Disability Service chatted with shoppers about support available in ...
ELFT Says a Massive THANK YOU to our Volunteers
07 June 2017
For National Volunteers Week 1-7 June, we're asking all our staff to take a few minutes to thank volunteers in...
Mohammad's mental health journey
05 June 2017
A service user’s journey to recovery and his work to help others has been highlighted through the Trust&...
A New Approach to Community Nursing in Tower Hamle...
31 May 2017
A new Neighbourhood Care Team based on the Buurtzorg nursing model pioneered in the Netherlands, arr...
Fun in the sun at Luton Carnival
31 May 2017
Vibrant Luton Carnival has been hailed as a ‘perfect platform’ to share mental and physical health...
Blood Testing Clinics in Newham Open as Usual
26 May 2017
Pathology systems are back in working order so we can resume blood testing clinics as before. We apologise for...
ELFT's First Paediatric Away Day
22 May 2017
Staff from Children's services in Newham and Barnet came together to share knowledge, innovation and ideas to ...
Trust to join the Luton Carnival party
22 May 2017
An expanded health and wellbeing zone at this year’s 41st Luton Carnival will help the town’s...
Phone Line Down for Newham Adult Speech and Langua...
19 May 2017
Please call 0208 586 6464 in the interim
Mental health Awareness Week around the Trust
18 May 2017
Last week staff across the Trust celebrated mental health awareness week with their colleagues, patients and m...
Dementia Awareness Week at East Ham Care Centre
16 May 2017
Join us on Thursday 18 May from 10am-2pm to learn more about the support available in Newham to people with De...
New Children's Waiting Room Opens at West Ham Lane...
15 May 2017
This previously bare and bland space is now so appealing, the children don't want to go home!
NHS Cyber Attack
13 May 2017
We have  been taking measures following the cyber attack on computer systems across the world, which also...
Patients can get active for free
12 May 2017
Are you a patient looking to get healthier? The Trust has a number of schemes to help you on your way. Whether...
Temporary move of Ivory Ward
04 May 2017
A programme of work will commence in May and require the temporary move of Ivory Ward to Mile End to minimise ...
Join us on Mental Health Awareness Week 2017
03 May 2017
The 8 May marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, a time to encourage conversations around mental...
Nominate a star for our annual staff awards
03 May 2017
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Staff Awards.
Over 800 staff trained on new recovery Care Progra...
28 April 2017
The Trust’s new recovery Care Programme Approach (CPA) training team are being celebrated after training...
Hospital’s young patients celebrate their inner he...
28 April 2017
Staff from the Trust have collaborated with Barts Health to launch a Health Hero Training Academy at the Royal...
Join our Young People’s Book Group
12 April 2017
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the Trust have teamed up with the charity Rethink to run a book...
Celebrating two-years of innovation in Tower Haml...
10 April 2017
Chair Marie Gabriel invited the new Tower Hamlets Community Health staff to a Welcome event to say hello, and ...
How CAMHS helped with my fear of dogs
05 April 2017
A grateful schoolboy has written a personal account of how Bedfordshire CAMHS has helped him make huge strides...
ELFT Launch New Care Programme Approach (CPA)
04 April 2017
The Trust has launched new Care Programme Approach (CPA) documentation. This new process brings recovery right...
Jeremy Hunt congratulates the Trust
04 April 2017
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt has congratulated the Trust on being the most improved trust fo...
ELFT Welcomes Tower Hamlets Community Teams into t...
02 April 2017
Chief Executive Dr Navina Evans, Chair, Marie Gabriel, and Commercial Development and Performance Director, Mo...
New Home for the North Hackney Recovery CMHT
29 March 2017
The North Hackney Recovery team is to move from its current base at Anita House in Stoke Newington, to a new l...
Changes to Mental Health Community Support in Newh...
27 March 2017
The current Acute Day Hospital programme is to finish at the end of March. The Home Treatment Team&n...
Puppetry and raising awareness of sexual exploitat...
22 March 2017
Tower Hamlets Together marked National Child Exploitation Awareness Day with a creative arts based workshop en...
Partnership initiative shortlisted for second awar...
20 March 2017
The multi-agency Mental Health Street Triage project has been shortlisted for another prestigious award. ...
Raising Mental Health Awareness at Bedford Blues R...
20 March 2017
Men are less likely to access psychological therapies than women so Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service are spreadi...
World Delirium Day
15 March 2017
They have provided a factsheet about the condition and an awareness survey as part of their work to help colle...
Nominate in this years People Participation Awards
14 March 2017
The People Participation Awards is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and the valuable input of serv...
ELFT Leads on Staff Engagement
07 March 2017
The 2017 NHS Staff Survey results have now been published. The results are encouraging for the Trust with staf...
Newham Wheelchair and Special Seating Services Are...
03 March 2017
The service has a new home which will improve how the service operates
Sustainability and Transformation Plan Update
28 February 2017
A fresh round of public meetings are being held to help shape the future face of healthcare across Bedfordshir...
Mental health conference - Luton
14 February 2017
A new Luton charity formed to help break the stigma that surrounds mental health is being supported by the Tru...
UK Rail Industry Award for social inclusion projec...
13 February 2017
The joint initiative between KeolisAmey Docklands, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, and the Trust,...
Shaping healthcare in Bedfordshire and Luton
13 February 2017
Public meetings have been held across Bedfordshire and Luton to help start shaping the future face of healthca...
Inspirational mental health blog
13 February 2017
A creative service user has turned to the power of words to promote mental health awareness.
Trust Asks for Views About Proposed Changes to Com...
08 February 2017
ELFT is consulting with patients about proposed changes to the structure and skill mix of the Tower Hamlets Co...
Street triage service shortlisted for national awa...
07 February 2017
The Mental Health Street Triage team operating across Bedfordshire and Luton has been shortlisted for a nation...
ELFT Welcomes Tower Hamlets Community Learning Dis...
01 February 2017
The Trust is delighted to welcome 35 new staff who joined ELFT today. 
Pop Psychology Sessions in Newham
26 January 2017
Everything you wanted to know about mental health wellbeing but were too afraid to ask!
Townsend Court - Houghton Regis
19 January 2017
East London NHS Foundation Trust is developing a plan to provide enhanced care for female service users who re...
Weller Wing - Bedford
19 January 2017
East London NHS Foundation Trust is developing a plan to provide enhanced care for female service users who re...
Medically Unexplained Symptoms Work Shortlisted fo...
17 January 2017
The Trust has been shortlisted in the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards, in the category for ‘Improving the...
We're joining bright Monday
13 January 2017
The 16 January marks Blue Monday, a name given to a day in January that is reported to be the most depressing ...
Trust Shortlisted for Award for Patient Feedback S...
04 January 2017
The Trust’s patient experience feedback system has shortlisted in  Patient Experience Network ...
Trust Psychiatrist Awarded CBE in Queen’s New Year...
31 December 2016
Professor Kamaldeep Bhui receives a CBE for services to mental health care and research.
Matt Appeals for People to Donate Blood
30 December 2016
A grateful member of staff whose life was saved through blood transfusion has shared his story to encourage ot...
Supermarket Teams Up With ELFT for Festive Spread ...
30 December 2016
A big thank you to Tesco at Bromley by Bow for supporting our festive activities
Maximise your Mental Health Wellbeing over the Fes...
19 December 2016
Christmas is a time to get together with friends and family but it can be busy and stressful for many. Whilst ...
BCG immunisations
19 December 2016
During 2016 there was a change to providers of the BCG vaccine. NHS England appointed Barts Health NHS Trust a...
Rail firms back mental health campaign
16 December 2016
Powerful posters encouraging rail users to think about mental health are going on display at stations in Bedfo...
Our Liz is crowned Lutonian of the Year 2016
14 December 2016
An inspirational member of staff who works tirelessly to help others has been named Lutonian of the Year 2016.
Bedfordshire art project in partnership with Mind
12 December 2016
A striking piece of artwork has been created by people across Bedfordshire and Luton to challenge perceptions ...
Honorary doctorate for mental health champion
02 December 2016
The Trust’s Break the Stigma campaign manager is to receive an honorary doctorate from the Uni...
Launch of Emergency Asthma Inhaler Film
28 November 2016
The film which involved ‘Oscar-winning’ performances from pupils from Carpenters Road Primary Scho...
Celebrating our staff
28 November 2016
Over 800 members of staff came together at The Troxy in Tower Hamlets to see teams and individuals from across...
Simply the best! ELFT wins provider Trust of the Y...
24 November 2016
The mental and community health trust scooped the prestigious Provider Trust of the year prize in the Health S...
World Health Organisation recognises Unit for Soci...
21 November 2016
The Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry (USCP) has been re-designated as a World Health Organisation Coll...
Hard hitting drama challenges health professional...
17 November 2016
The Trust has launched a hard hitting drama aimed at transforming attitudes to self-harm among health professi...
Trust Scoops two National Awards
09 November 2016
The Trust has received two Royal College of Psychiatrist’ Awards for Team of the Year and Psychiatric Tr...
Trust's first EMDR Europe Accredited Consultant
08 November 2016
The clinical supervisor for Luton Wellbeing Service has become the Trust’s first EMDR (Eye Movement Dese...
MPs congratulate outstanding Trust
07 November 2016
MPs have backed a House of Commons motion congratulating East London NHS Foundation Trust on becoming the firs...
New IT Suite for R3, Redbridge’s Drug and Alcohol ...
04 November 2016
New equipment will enable people who have overcome addiction to alcohol and drugs to gain skills and technical...
Permanent Health Secretary visits Trust
02 November 2016
 Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health visited the Trust to meet with CEO, Dr Na...
Reset: New Drug and Alcohol Services for Tower Ham...
31 October 2016
A new drug and alcohol service opens today in Tower Hamlets. The service will be known as ‘Reset’ ...
Ugandan Minister visits service
24 October 2016
Dr Joyce Moriku, Ugandan State Minister for Health and Ugandan Chief Nurse, Cathy Odeke visited the Tower Haml...
Governors Elected to Council of Governors
21 October 2016
Six Governors were elected or re-elected to the ELFT Council of Governors following  a members ballot on ...
Tower Hamlets team highly commended in Positive Pr...
19 October 2016
Tower Hamlets Early Intervention and Detection Services were highly commended in the Positive Practice in Ment...
Teenagers Donate Sensory boxes for Mental Health S...
19 October 2016
Young people completing their National Citizen Service (NCS) in Bedfordshire have been praised for their work ...
The London Pathways Partnership (LPP) Wins Positiv...
18 October 2016
Success for a unique collaboration between four London NHS Trusts - ELFT, Oxleas, SLAM and BEH
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Conference
17 October 2016
The sixth annual Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Conference will take place on Saturday 12th November 2016 at Eas...
Minister visits Mother and Baby in Hackney
13 October 2016
Nicola Blackwood, MP Oxford West and Abingdon and Minister at the Department of Health visited the Trust's Mot...
World Mental Health Day across the Trust
12 October 2016
The Trust joined people across the globe to celebrate World Mental Health Day on the 10 October. Together, sta...
Mental Health Research in East London Conference
11 October 2016
Research in ELFT is influencing mental health care internationally to learn the optimum ways to trea...
Celebrating Black History Month
10 October 2016
Staff at East Ham Care Centre Celebrate Black History Month
Alistair Burt MP Joins Bedfordshire Mental Health ...
07 October 2016
Alistair Burt MP joined the multi-agency Bedfordshire Mental Health Street Triage team for a shift on Wednesda...
Join Stoptober
03 October 2016
The Trust is joining the nationwide campaign to encourage people to give up smoking for 28 days. Over 14,800,0...
First anniversary of mental health campaign
29 September 2016
A campaign launched in Bedfordshire to combat the stigma attached to mental health issues is celebrating its f...
Join Tower Hamlets Recovery College
29 September 2016
Recovery College courses are for people living in Tower Hamlets who have used mental health recovery services,...
Join World Mental Health Day
29 September 2016
World Mental Health Day is celebrated on the 10 October across the world in over 300 countries. This day aims ...
BCG Immunisations
26 September 2016
NHS England has appointed Barts Health NHS Trust as the new provider for new born BCG immunisations and Vaccin...
'Outstanding' Annual General Meeting
20 September 2016
Over 150 people attended the Trust's Annual General Meeting to hear an academic and personal perspective of in...
ELFT shortlisted for two Prestigious HSJ Awards
12 September 2016
 The Trust has been shortlisted for two national awards in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The...
Mindful Sport project success
02 September 2016
Extra activities will be featured at a popular project in Bedford designed to help the public improve their we...
ELFT rated Outstanding
01 September 2016
Staff at East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) were in a celebratory mood after hearing that the Trust has b...
Mother praises Mental Health Street Triage for sup...
30 August 2016
Bedfordshire’s new multi-agency Mental Health Street Triage has received a heartfelt  thank you fro...
Inside Georgies World - Exhibition of Art
17 August 2016
Walthamstow artist shares his thinking
City and Hackney Service User Network Success
09 August 2016
Service users talk about how coming together has given them support and strength
Your feedback matters
08 August 2016
The feedback we receive from people who have used our services and their family and friends is really importan...
New Chief Executive for ELFT Starts This Week
05 August 2016
East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) has become the first in the country to have an all ethnic minority top...
RCPsych Awards shortlisting
03 August 2016
The Trust has been shortlisted for two Team of the Year RCPsych Awards in the working-age adults and children ...
Positive Practice Award shortlist
19 July 2016
The Trust has been short listed for a prestigious Positive Practice Award in Early Intervention category. ...
Mental Health Street Triage launch
14 July 2016
 The Trust has partnered with Bedfordshire Police, East of England Ambulance Trust, Bedfordshire CCG and ...
Competition Winners for #PersonalPixels
14 July 2016
Photographers were asked to capture an image which conveyed a moment, an emotion or a mood of some kind.The co...
Recovery College - July workshops
06 July 2016
Workshops are being held in July as part of the Trust’s new Recovery College launched in partn...
Tower Hamlets Recovery College
01 July 2016
The Tower Hamlets Recovery College (THRC) are running some taster sessions over the next month in advance of t...
Learning Disabilities Awareness Day
30 June 2016
Service users and staff in Bedfordshire and Newham came together to mark Learning Disabilities Awareness&...
Celebrating our service users, carers and voluntee...
29 June 2016
The ELFT People Participation Awards took place last week at The Orbital, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to cele...
Nursing Times Award Shortlist
28 June 2016
The Trust has been shortlisted for a Nursing Times Award in The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approache...
Staff raise awareness Lung Health
24 June 2016
On 16th June 2016, members of the Newham Breathe Easy group celebrated our annual Take Steps sponsored walk in...
Medically unexplained symptoms conference success
21 June 2016
A one day state of the art symposium for primary and secondary health care professionals was held.  Over ...
Children Centre Launch New Beckton Park
21 June 2016
A new children’s centre was launched for local parents in New Beckton Park.  Staff from the health ...
Staying Healthy During Ramadhan
16 June 2016
ELFT staff are here to support and advise patients who want to fast
Norman Lamb Visits CAMHS in Tower Hamlets
15 June 2016
Norman Lamb MP, former minister for community and social care and Chair of a new West Midlands commission on m...
Learning Disability Week event
10 June 2016
A ‘Healthy and Happy’ event is being held in Bedford to celebrate national Learning Disability Wee...
Wellbeing Game Sucess
08 June 2016
Mental and community health users and their carers were treated to a day of sports activities and events in Qu...
Places available on Recovery College courses
07 June 2016
Places are available for the first courses held as part of the Trust’s new Recovery College launched in ...
Trust Joins Newham Recorder in Anti Stigma Campaig...
06 June 2016
Helping people to simply talk about their feelings and get help from family, friends, or health serv...
Wellbeing Games - Bringing People Together Through...
01 June 2016
The Trust will be holding Wellbeing Games in the Queen Olympic Park Elizabeth Park for our service userson 6 J...
Join our Mental Health Awareness Day in Bedford
01 June 2016
The Bedford Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team are holding an Mental Health Awareness Day on 16 June.&n...
Join the party at Luton Carnival
27 May 2016
The Trust will be helping run a Health and Wellbeing Zone at the 40th Luton International Carnival on Sunday (...
Open Day sucess at Redbridge, Recovery and Reinte...
27 May 2016
An open day was held to showcase the work of the R3 drug and alcohol services in Illford. Over 50 people atten...
Raising Awareness of Lung Disease
26 May 2016
1 in 5 people in the UK will die from lung disease.
Join Carers Week in Newham
26 May 2016
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recog...
Mental health fun day success
26 May 2016
More than 200 visitors attended a free family fun day at Bromham Mill organised as part of Mental Health Aware...
ELFT Annual Research Day
25 May 2016
The Trust will be holding its annual half day conference to showcase 20 research projects undertaken or underw...
Who will you nominate for an award?
20 May 2016
The Trust’s annual staff awards recognise the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our staff every d...
ELFT and Partners Lead New Mental Health Social Wo...
18 May 2016
The Trust and the charity, Think Ahead, together with the London Borough of Hackney & Luton Borough Counci...
Chief Nurse for London Visits Mother and Baby Unit
17 May 2016
Jane Clegg, Chief Nurse at NHS England (London region) meets staff and mums for Mental Health Awareness Week
CQC to inspect ELFT June
17 May 2016
The Care Quality Commission’s inspection is fast approaching with visits scheduled for London services 1...
Join us for Mental Health Awareness Week
12 May 2016
The Trust is joining people across the UK to mark this week. Get involved in the conversation and join us at o...
Memory Services Accreditation Success
12 May 2016
All seven dedicated Memory Assessment Service (MAS) teams in across the Trust are celebrating after the qualit...
Refurbishment of West Ham Lane Clinic in Newham
12 May 2016
Visitors may experience some disruption while improvement works take place
Trust confirmed as NHS DofE trailblazer
12 May 2016
The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award has officially presented a licence for the East London NHS Foundati...
Trust wins Education Team of the Year
11 May 2016
The Trusts Quality Improvement (QI) Programme has received the Education Team of the Year at the BMJ Awards.
Official launch of new Mental Health Academy
09 May 2016
The official launch of a new Mental Health Academy and Recovery College for Bedfordshire and Luton was held on...
Open music night in Luton
29 April 2016
An open musical jamming session is being held to raise awareness of the help and support available from mental...
Announcement of new CEO for East London NHS Founda...
29 April 2016
ELFT has great pleasure in confirming the appointment of Dr Navina Evans as the Trust’s new Chief Execut...
Getting Help in a Crisis in City and Hackney
28 April 2016
A trio of services is available 24 hours a day to support local residents, available at weekends, bank...
Launch of Mental Health Academy
26 April 2016
A new partnership is being launched by the University of Bedfordshire and the East London NHS Foundation Trust...
Service User Auditors Leading the Drive for Qualit...
25 April 2016
The Trust’s team of service user auditors are out and about on inpatient wards this week and next, gathe...
#PersonalPixels Photography Competition - Deadline...
22 April 2016
You now have more time to snap a picture and submit it into the Trust's photography competition to captur...
Art Changes Minds exhibition - Bedfordshire
19 April 2016
A month-long art exhibition showcasing work by mental health service users is being held at Bromham Mill near ...
Service User Experience
19 April 2016
We welcome feedback from service users and carers
Tower Hamlets Community Services
19 April 2016
Tower Hamlets CCG have today announced the conclusion of the procurement process for community health services...
Depression Awareness Week
18 April 2016
The 18 April marks the beginning of Depression Awareness Week, a mental health themed week that aims to genera...
We're looking for service user auditors
15 April 2016
Are you interested in helping ELFT make improvements?  The Trust is looking for Service User Auditors to ...
Gender Specific Wards at Tower Hamlets Centre for ...
12 April 2016
From the 17 April 2016 Adult wards at Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health Adult wards will become gender sp...
Trust board meeting - Luton
12 April 2016
The next public board meeting of East London NHS Foundation Trust is being held in Luton o...
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts ...
11 April 2016
The Trust is collaborating with the London College of Fashion to host a series of small exhibitions and instal...
'An EastEnd Success story'
11 April 2016
In 2015, The Trust was recognised as the best place to work in mental health and learning disabilities service...
Appeal Tribunal Dismisses Claim of Religious Discr...
07 April 2016
Tribunal rules that the Trust did not discriminate in following disciplinary procedures
Service User Experience
05 April 2016
We welcome feedback from service users and carers
One Central Phone Number for Mental Health in Newh...
05 April 2016
All referrals for secondary mental health can be made via one central point
ELFT shortlisted for three national awards
04 April 2016
The Trust has been shortlisted for three national awards in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthca...
ELFT Wins Innovation Award to Improve Quality of H...
23 March 2016
An initiative from ELFT aims to test the use of mobile technology health solutions for patients with seve...
Tower Hamlets Vanguard One Year On
18 March 2016
This week marks one year since the launch of 29 vanguards that are leading a national NHS programme aimed at t...
Recruitment Open Day TODAY
18 March 2016
Come along to our HQ at 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE where our HR team is waiting to talk to you until 1.30pm
Medications Awareness Week
17 March 2016
Join our Medications Awareness Week from the 4-8 April 2016. We'll be holding events across the Trusts to high...
New Gym Kit for Jade Ward PICU in Luton
14 March 2016
New exercise equipment has been installed at the Jade Ward PICU (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit) in Luton to ...
Join the Hackney Safer Neighbourhood Board event
09 March 2016
The Hackney Safer Neighbourhood Board is inviting residents in Hackney to attend an open forum event on the ev...
MSNAP success for MAS teams
07 March 2016
Dedicated Memory Assessment Service (MAS) teams in Luton and South Bedfordshire are celebrating after the qual...
City and Hackney goes Smoke Free
02 March 2016
From 1 March 2016, the City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health is Smoke Free. This means that smoking will n...
People Participation Awards
29 February 2016
We are embarking on an exciting initiative in recognition of service users who have made a special contributio...
ELFT Still in Top Five for Staff Survey Results
25 February 2016
Our 2015 NHS Staff Survey results are encouraging
Change in Provider at Newham University Hospital U...
24 February 2016
Barts Health NHS Trust is to take over the management of the Urgent Care Centre at Newham University Hosp...
Psychiatric Mother and Baby Units in the News
23 February 2016
With the gripping Eastenders storyline about new mum Stacey being parted from her baby while admitted into a p...
ELFT becomes first NHS Trust to run DofE Award
18 February 2016
ELFT has become the first NHS Trust in the country to run The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The DofE programme wi...
Join our Prostate Cancer Wellbeing Group
18 February 2016
Over 40,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed each year.  Getting a diagnosed can be extremely d...
Have Your Say
17 February 2016
Click here to tell us about your recent experience so we can improve our service
Civil Servants swap Whitehall for ELFT frontline
15 February 2016
Twenty-one senior civil servants from the Department of Health (DH) visited the Trust on a two day placement &...
Service Users and Carers Research Invitation
11 February 2016
Get involved in a research project on improving carer involvement in inpatient mental healthcare. 
Time to Talk Day around the Trust
10 February 2016
Across the Trust, staff and service users joined people all over the UK to mark Time to Talk Day.   From ...
CQC inspection of ELFT confirmed
02 February 2016
ELFT has been advised that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) plans to inspect our services in June. The inspec...
Join us on Time to Talk Day
01 February 2016
The Trust is joining people across the UK to mark Time to Talk day on Thursday 4 February. Around 1 in 4 ...
Changes Proposed for Newham Adult Community Mental...
29 January 2016
The Trust wants to continue to offer high quality care but make better use of resources and facilities. S...
Trust pilots UK’s first digital Personal Child Hea...
26 January 2016
The Trust has been selected to pilot an exciting new project that will transform the way parents track their c...
Trust awarded Health Foundation Funding to share ...
25 January 2016
Patients with medically unexplained symptoms often have unmet health needs due to the complex nature of their ...
Culture and Leadership National Programme
20 January 2016
We have been chosen as one of three trusts nationally to be involved in a new pilot programme about culture an...
Peer Support - New Year, New Challenge
18 January 2016
We are looking for reflective and enthusiastic current and ex service users who are interested in undertaking ...
East London Forensic Services go Smoke Free
14 January 2016
From the 13 January the East London Forensic Services  will be a smoke free site. From this date onwards,...
Minister visits Bedford services
13 January 2016
A senior Government figure has praised the work of Trust staff after visiting services in Bedford. Rt Hon Alis...
Hackney Health and Social Care Devolution Pilot Ap...
23 December 2015
Hackney’s bid to become a health and social care devolution pilot area has been approved by government.T...
Mental Wellbeing Over the Festive Period
21 December 2015
Long standing psychological issues and patterns can come to a head over the festive season. Start the new yea...
Getting help in a crisis
14 December 2015
With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching, the holidays can bring stress and loneliness for many people...
ELFT Hosts Careers Day with Local Students
10 December 2015
The Trust organised a careers day in partnership with East London Business Alliance (ELBA) for local college s...
Book Your Place at the QI Conference 2016
10 December 2015
In 2015 we welcomed over 250 people to the conference at Hackney Town Hall and in 2016 year we’re expect...
Staff Celebrated at Annual Awards
30 November 2015
The Trust celebrated its annual staff awards last week with over 1000 staff attending. The awards honour teams...
Make a pledge to end violence against women
26 November 2015
We are joining people around the world to a public pledge to help end violence against women in support of an ...
More Awards - Koestler Awards 2015
23 November 2015
Service users from the John Howard Centre (JHC) and Wolfson House (WH) took part in the Koestler Award Scheme ...
ELFT Wins Staff Engagement Award
19 November 2015
The Trust has won a Health Service Journal (HSJ) Award for staff engagement . The HSJ Awards are the larg...
Trust wins prestigious Nursing Times Award
13 November 2015
The Trust has won a Nursing Times award for the Care of Older People. The award is in recognition of the work ...
Celebrating Peer Support Workers
12 November 2015
A Peer Support Afternoon Tea was held to honour former and current peer support workers who have contributed t...
Alcohol Awareness Week at ELFT
12 November 2015
Activities are taking place across the Trust for Alcohol Awareness Week which takes place from 16-22 November&...
Trust Staff Win Two Prestigious Global Awards
12 November 2015
The awards celebrate best practice and individuals who are improving the quality of mental health care whilst ...
Take Notice during November
02 November 2015
The Trust is leading the Five Ways to Wellbeing Public Health campaign in Bedfordshire througho...
Back on Track
22 October 2015
Many people find themselves limited when it comes to travel by feelings of anxiety, shyness, lack of confidenc...
Magic and Music for Older People’s Day
15 October 2015
MAGIC and music helped a celebration linked to Older People’s Day go with a swing. Members of the trust ...
New PICU for Bedfordshire and Luton
09 October 2015
A new Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (PICU) has opened for patients with complex needs who require intensive suppo...
Update on Bedfordshire and Luton Ward Moves
08 October 2015
Some of our wards have moved as part of our wider programme to improve and moderns our units in Bedfordshire a...
Break the Stigma Initiative
08 October 2015
We are backing a new campaign launched by a service user Ben Salmons from Bedfordshire called 'Break the Stigm...
CAMHS radio show a success
08 October 2015
On the 6 October, City and Hackney Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services took over the airways at East L...
ELFT Governor Elections
07 October 2015
Elections are now open for the ELFT Council of Governors. There are 21 seats available to governors acros...
Celebrating World Mental Health Day
01 October 2015
World Mental Health Day is celebrated on the 10 October across the world in over 300 countries. Join us a...
Tower Hamlets Goes Smoke Free
01 October 2015
From 1 October 2015, the Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health will be Smoke Free. This means that smoking wi...
CAMHS Takes Over the Airways
30 September 2015
On the evening of Tuesday October 6th, City & Hackney CAMHS will broadcast on East London Radio to talk ab...
Family Nurses supporting Young Mums
22 September 2015
Hear from our Family Nurses in Newham who are supporting young mums to transform their life chances, helping t...
ELFT Shortlisted for Four Prestigious HSJ Awards
17 September 2015
We have been shortlisted for four national awards in the Health Service Journal Awards
Power Cut Resolved at Shrewsbury Road Health Centr...
15 September 2015
Apologies to all patients for this unforseen disruption.
World Suicide Prevention Day
10 September 2015
On the 10 September, the Trust will join forces with people from across the globe to mark World Suicide Preven...
Sign up for Stoptober
04 September 2015
Smokers across the country are being encouraged to join Stoptober
Path to Recovery (P2R)
02 September 2015
A new Drug and Alcohol treatment service: Path to Recovery (P2R) opened on 1 September 2015.
Tech Innovation for Forensic Mental Health Rehabil...
20 August 2015
Academics and students at the City University London have developed an innovative computer game in collaborati...
Showing the impact of mental ill-health across Lon...
19 August 2015
The Cavendish Square Group launched a mental health fact book for London earlier this month.
Bevan Ward Shortlisted at NAPICU Conference
18 August 2015
Bevan Ward at the City and Hackney Centre for Mental has been shortlisted for ‘Team of the year’ a...
Trust Shortlisted for Psychiatric Team of the Year
14 August 2015
The Trust has been shortlisted in the RCPsych Awards for the Care of Older Age Adults. 
Trusttalk - Summer 2015
11 August 2015
The Summer edition of our magazine for service users, staff and members is now available
Trust Staff Recruited to Join CQC
10 August 2015
Director of Nursing, Professor Jonathan Warren and Head of Forensic Services, Dr Paul Gilluley will join the C...
Minister Visits Hackney Psychiatric Mother and Bab...
05 August 2015
On Monday 3 August 2015, the Rt. Hon. Alistair Burt, Minister of State for Community and Social Care, paid a v...
Trust launches 24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Helpli...
05 August 2015
The Trust has launched a 24 hour mental health crisis response helpline to residents in Hackney and the City o...
Wards in Bedfordshire and Luton to Move While Refu...
23 June 2015
Trust to establish first Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in the County