About us

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 also provide an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex.

With an annual budget of £340 million, we provide care and treatment for a population of circa 2.5 million. We employ approximately 6,000 staff.


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.

NHS Improvement Self Certification template (G6) [pdf] 51KB

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



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