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April 2018

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  • Trust rated ‘Good’ by the CQC in all categories

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Good’ in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an overall rating for the Trust as ‘Good’.

March 2018

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  • 2017 National NHS staff survey results

    The latest National NHS staff survey results were published today. The figures revealed good overall staff engagement, motivation and a majority of our staff recommending us as a place to work and receive treatment. In fact we are in the top 20% of acute trusts for these areas.

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  • A single bleep helps volunteers make a real difference at top London hospital

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has launched a new ‘Bleep’ volunteering programme enabling volunteers to make an ever bigger difference by channelling their assistance to where it’s needed most, when it is needed most. The initiative means hospital staff can ‘bleep’ volunteers to help them in real time, so they can provide efficient assistance across the hospital, and make a direct, positive impact to patients and staff.

February 2018

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  • Robotic surgical first heralds new era for knee replacements

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has carried out its first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation – an innovative new surgical technique that will get patients back on their feet sooner than ever before. Initially part of a three month trial the results of the new procedure will be monitored to see how they compare to existing techniques.

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  • Keep warm, keep well

    Cold weather can affect your health. Find out how to keep yourself well and your home warm during winter.

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January 2018

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December 2017

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November 2017

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  • Neonatal intensive care unit raise over £475 on World Prematurity Day!

    Friday 17th November was World Prematurity Day and staff from our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital were in the hospital’s atrium raising awareness about premature birth and selling cakes! The team raised over £475 for our Critical Care Campaign which is redeveloping and expanding the neonatal intensive care unit to be able to treat 150 more babies every year.

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October 2017

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  • Sexual health services resume

    Please note that our Chelsea and Westminster Hospital sexual health clinics have now reopened. Dean Street Express currently remains closed due to IT failure.

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September 2017

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  • West Mid Open Day a huge success!

    On Saturday 16 September, West Middlesex University Hospital pulled off our busiest Open Day to date—with numerous patients and members of the public coming down to take a peek at the fantastic work taking place across our hospital and how proud we are to care for all of our patients.

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  • Parsons Green incident

    The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that the explosion on a train at Parsons Green Station this morning is being treated as terrorism. Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has received casualties.

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August 2017

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  • New Mum & Baby app launched

    Hospital charity CW+ is delighted to launch the brand new version of our Mum & Baby app, providing new parents with reliable, up-to-date advice about looking after their baby and themselves.

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July 2017

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  • Prudential RideLondon—28–30 July

    On 28–30 July, Prudential RideLondon, a world-class festival of cycling, is taking place in central London and Surrey. On Saturday 29 July the Freecycle is taking place around central London and on Sunday 30 July the RideLondon Surrey 100, RideLondon-Surrey 46 and RideLondon Classic take place throughout London and Surrey.

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