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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

SLaM staff shortlisted for prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards

We are pleased to announce that Professor James MacCabe, Consultant Psychiatrist at the National Psychosis Unit (NPU), and Dr Marta Di Forti, Consultant Psychiatrist at Lambeth Early Onset (LEO) Service, have been shortlisted for the Dr B L Sharda Memorial Academic Researcher of the Year at the RCPsych Awards.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Urgent south London Covid-19 preventing a mental health crisis summit

The South London Mental Health and Community Partnership, together with our partners including local authorities and community organisations, invite you to take part in an urgent virtual summit on November 10, 2020, to work together to protect our communities’ mental health as result of Covid-19. 

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Monday, October 12, 2020

​Project launched to increase prosecutions for those who assault NHS workers

The pilot scheme, called Operation Cavell, will help to protect health workers on the frontline. The operation will ensure senior investigators review all crimes against NHS workers and will use the experience of specialised and dedicated police investigators.

The scheme will run for an introductory period of four months for investigations of assaults on emergency workers across five boroughs, Lambeth, Southwark, Bromley, Croydon and Sutton.




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Thursday, October 08, 2020

Loss of potential: teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement from primary school to GCSE

Teenagers who are diagnosed with depression during school show a substantial decline in attainment in Year 11, new research using South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust data has found.

The King’s College London researchers suggest that targeted educational support for children struggling with depression might particularly benefit boys and those from deprived backgrounds, who were especially vulnerable subgroups in this study, although all children with depression might benefit from such support.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Freddie Flintoff meets experts by experience and clinicians at Maudsley Hospital for BBC One documentary exploring Bulimia

Cricketer, Andrew Flintoff MBE has met clinicians and an expert by experience at Maudsley Hospital’s Adult Eating Disorder Services, as part of a documentary for BBC One.

In the programme, Freddie attempts to find out and why eating disorders in general are so hidden in men and seeks to understand the causes and impact of bulimia on his life.

Freddie Flintoff On Bulimia will be broadcast on 28th September at 9pm on BBC One. Watch a trailer here.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

South London and Maudsley continues tradition of innovation by deploying Ox-ehealth’s Digital Care Assistant

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust is using the Oxehealth Digital Care Assistant in the seclusion suite of Eileen Skellern 1 ward.

The women’s ward has a tradition of improving the therapeutic environment and is using the Digital Care Assistant to support clinical staff to monitor the safety and physical health of patients when they are unwell.

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