October 2019


  • Innovative app being adopted across the NHS

    Today, the Mum & Baby app—born from a need to provide reliable information to women in North West London—is adopted by other Local Maternity Systems across England including the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System (BOB ICS).

September 2019



August 2019



July 2019


  • Prudential RideLondon—next weekend 3–4 August

    Prudential RideLondon, a world-class festival of cycling, takes place in central London and Surrey this year on 3 and 4 August. On Saturday 3 August the Freecycle is taking place around central London and on Sunday 4 August the RideLondon Surrey 100, 46, 19 and Classic events take place throughout London and Surrey.


  • Looking after yourself and others during hot weather

    Temperatures have been rising this week. For many of us, this is a glorious spell of sunshine that we are enjoying but some people are particularly vulnerable in the heat—those with heart, respiratory and serious health problems are more at risk and the heat can make these conditions worse.



  • NIHR ARC North West London funding awarded

    We are pleased to announce that the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Northwest London, NIHR ARC NWL, has officially been granted £9 Million of the £135 million research fund as a local collaborative programme in healthcare improvement, to tackle the biggest healthcare challenges of this generation.


  • NHS North West London helps transform maternity services across the UK

    The NHS in North West London has today launched a new digital toolkit to help other local NHS regions transform their maternity services. This new toolkit follows work we have been doing to improve the clinical outcomes and care experiences for women and families in our local area.

June 2019


  • Power of Youth—how young people have impacted our hospitals

    Today we are celebrating #powerofyouth as part of National Volunteers Week 2019. In this blog, Katie Thomson, our Youth Volunteering Manager, comments on the integration of youth volunteers at West Middlesex University Hospital, and the plans for the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Summer Programme 2019.

May 2019


  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient open day—Friday 28 June

    If you are an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient under the care of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital or West Middlesex University Hospital, you are invited to hear talks by consultant gastroenterologists, surgeons and other members of the inflammatory bowel disease team.


  • Trust procurement service wins HSJ value award

    Winners of the 2019 HSJ Value Awards were announced on 23 May at Manchester Central where Chelsea and Westminster and the Royal Marsden Shared Procurement Service won the Financial or Procurement Initiative of the Year 2019 award.


  • Top performing hospital in London is 300 years old

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital celebrated its 300th anniversary with a special commemorative service today at Westminster Abbey, London, attended by past and current staff, patients, volunteers, supporters, MPs and other NHS dignitaries.






  • Art therapy helps reduce anxiety in pregnancy

    Preparing to have a baby is one of the most wonderful things, but can also bring with it a natural anxiety for many mums-to-be. Two in ten women will experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or in the first year following birth.

April 2019




  • Testing new measures of A&E performance at our Trust

    Leading clinicians have been reviewing the access targets currently in place across the NHS, including for A&E. They have made proposals to update these targets in line with advances in clinical practice, and what patients say matters most to them.

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December 2018



  • Army veteran’s dream comes true at 81

    Christmas came early yesterday for 81-year-old Keith Browning in West Middlesex University Hospital’s Marble Hill 1 Ward. A massive sports fan, rugby is right up there at the top for him.



November 2018


  • Collaborating to improve heart and lung services in North West London

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London, has today finalised an initial joint proposal to improve heart and lung services locally and nationally that will see the majority of the Royal Brompton’s services remaining in north west London.



October 2018



  • West Mid anticoagulation team win prestigious award

    A multidisciplinary team from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust were delighted to be named as the winner in the recent prestigious Anticoagulation Achievement Awards, for Best Comprehensive Thrombosis Management Centre.

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