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July 2021

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  • West Middlesex staff in new campaign ‘Cancer won’t wait’

    A new campaign launched by the NHS in North West London is called ‘Cancer won’t wait.’ The local NHS is asking people to come forward for screening when invited and to speak to their GP if they notice any unusual changes in their body without delay.

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  • Win tickets for Euro 2020 final!

    Get your jab between 6 and 8 July, and be in for the chance to score an invitation to the Euro 2020 final at Wembley, or to watch the final live on the big screen in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square!

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June 2021

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May 2021

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  • Coordinate My Care lets patients share what matters most

    Help us to help you! As a nation, the art of having difficult conversations around advance care planning does not come easily. What would your thoughts, wishes and preferences be if you were in a life-threatening situation in the future? We need to know your wishes and preferences. By sharing them with us, you will help us to help you in an emergency.

April 2021

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  • Hip replacement as day case

    The Trust has carried out its first hip replacement as a day case at the Chelsea site, following a similar successful operation at the West Middlesex site. This is one part of an improvement programme benefiting all hip patients.

March 2021

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  • Advice about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    The NHS in London and Public Health England (PHE) have put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services continue to be available to the public.

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  • Covid-19 vaccination at Westminster Abbey and the Science Museum

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is supporting mass Covid-19 vaccination across North West London, working with the rest of the NHS. If you are called to have the vaccine, please take up the offer to protect yourself, your family, and your friends.

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  • Trust moving to nhs.net email system

    The Trust is aligning with the national NHSmail system, approved by the Department of Health, to enable closer integration with other NHS trusts, GP practices and government organisations. The migration will take place from 4–5 May.
  • Paediatric/NICU Recruitment Open Day

    Are you a student paediatric nurse about to qualify from university or an experienced paediatric nurse looking for a change of career opportunity? Are you an enthusiastic and dynamic person striving to provide excellent nursing care? Would you like to further your education with numerous in-house study days and courses linked to some of the largest universities in London? Then come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust!

February 2021

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  • COVID-19 vaccine queries

    As a Trust, we are not currently providing the vaccine to members of the public and you are not able to book a slot to receive the vaccine. Questions should be directed to your local GP or the NHS website.

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  • CW Innovation: rapid advancement in remote care in response to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic created a need to innovate at pace and almost overnight, we have introduced a range of innovations, digital systems and platforms into our day-to-day functioning to help us continue to deliver safe, consistent and high-quality clinical care whilst helping to make things easier for our patients.

January 2021

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  • Make Me A Medic course

    We are delighted to be running the successful Make Me A Medic course again this year at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. This course is great for Year 12 students who are considering a career in medicine. Find out more.

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  • Support our hospitals with the CW+ COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

    As the pandemic continues into 2021 and our hospitals face increasing levels of admissions, our charity CW+’s dedicated COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund continues to welcome donations to help support our staff provide the best possible care across our communities.

December 2020

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  • Pause in some planned procedures

    Due to the rise of Covid cases across the UK, the Trust is working to reschedule some planned procedures. We will contact you directly if your appointment is affected. If we do not contact you, please assume your appointment is going ahead.

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  • New postnatal discharge system

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the postnatal team at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has partnered with digital health company Lumeon to launch a new, innovative digital postnatal discharge system.

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  • Trust marks World AIDS Day 2020

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to mark World AIDS Day today. As a leading Trust that has a proud history of achievements in the research, innovation and care of people living with HIV, we are committed to challenging stigma, creating awareness and improving the care we offer every day.

November 2020

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  • Happy International Men’s Day!

    It’s International Men’s Day, a global day of recognition. It invites everyone to come to come together to celebrate men and boys in all their diversity.

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  • Trust 2,000th London Living Wage employer

    The Trust has become the 2000th public body to be accredited by the London Living Wage Foundation. That means a commitment to pay all staff at least the London Living Wage, including staff working at the Trust employed by our partners.

October 2020

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  • Patients urged to take up appointments offered

    Following the announcement of Tier 2 restrictions in London from midnight on Friday, the Trust continues to provide safe care for its patients. It encourages all patients to take appointments offered so that they can get the treatment they need.

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  • Celebrating Black History Month

    The Trust is proud to employ more than 6,000 members of staff—one in seven who are from African and Caribbean Diaspora.

September 2020

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  • CW Innovation programme—one year on

    The CW Innovation programme, run by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with our charity CW+, is celebrating its first anniversary. It’s been a year like no other with the COVID-19 pandemic spurring a wave of innovation across the Trust.

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  • West Middlesex University Hospital turns 100

    West Middlesex celebrated its centenary on 17 Sep 2020, with Chief Executive Lesley Watts announcing a year of celebrations to highlight the staff, medical achievements and contributions of the hospital to the country and community.

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  • A picture of health: an acute Trust’s core catchment

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today published its first Public Health profile which describes the broad health needs of the core population it serves. This work was supported by the Health Foundation.

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August 2020

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  • Trust uses game-changing nudge test for coronavirus testing

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has joined one of eight London hospitals involved in the initial deployment of the COVID nudge test—a rapid, accurate, portable test that delivers results on the spot, at the point of need and in only 90 minutes.

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  • Heatwave Alert

    London is moving to heatwave alert level 3 from Friday 6th August. This means there is high probability of increasingly hot conditions until Sunday 9th August.

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