NELFT provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock. We provide an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex. We are the provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.
With an annual budget of £355 million, we provide care and treatment for a population of circa 2.15 million. We employ approximately 6,000 staff who work across 210 bases in London, Essex, Kent and Medway.
Health and Social Care Act 2008
NELFT is in the process of updating information about the two new enforcement regulations and registration under the Care Quality Commission.
Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations, Care Quality Commission, March 2015, can be found at: http://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20150324_guidance_providers_meeting_regulations_01.pdf