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  3. About us

    1. What is a Foundation Trust?
    2. Our Board
      1. NELFT organisational structure
      2. Non-executive board members
      3. Board meetings
      4. Board papers
      5. Getting the best from your visit to the Trust Board
    3. Trust values
    4. Governors
      1. Governor elections
      2. Governor resources
      3. Who are your governors?
        1. Public member governors
        2. Staff governors
      4. Meetings
      5. How to become a governor
    5. Initiatives at NELFT
      1. Cavendish Square Group Factbook
      2. CEPN (Community Education Provider Networks)
        1. Get involved and contact us
        2. Free training opportunities in BHR
      3. Coping Through Football
      4. Harm Care Free
        1. Reports and progress
      5. Join dementia research
      6. Make a difference
      7. NHS Open Dialogue
        1. Open Dialogue values
        2. Dialogue First service
        3. Peer-supported Open Dialogue (POD) services - Pilot
        4. Peer-supported Open Dialogue (POD) Bulletin
        5. Peer-supported Open Dialogue Conference April 2016
        6. Peer-supported Open Dialogue (POD) training
      8. PUSH (Pressure Ulcers Should Be History) Education Programe
      9. You said: We did
    6. Equality and diversity
      1. NELFT Staff Networks
      2. Equality Act 2010
      3. Human Rights Act
      4. Equality delivery system 2
      5. Impact assessments
      6. Public sector equality duty (PSED)
      7. Resources
    7. Freedom of Information
      1. Annual accounts and spending
    8. Fair Processing Notice
    9. Accessible Information Standard
      1. AIS-patient information
      2. AIS- e-Learning
    10. Members
      1. Apply to be a member
      2. Members' events
    11. Strategies, Policies and Publications
      1. Strategies
      2. Policies
      3. Publications
    12. Performance
      1. Learning from deaths
      2. Safeguarding Compliance
      3. Safer Staffing
        1. Previous reports
      4. Clinical Audit
    13. Procurement
      1. E-Procurement
    14. Quality compliance
    15. Partnership working
    16. NELFT are proud to be a smoke free organisation
    17. Award wins and case studies
  4. Our services

    1. Barking and Dagenham
      1. Support services team
      2. Admiral nurses
        1. For clinicians
      3. Barking and Dagenham services
      4. Continence advisory service
        1. For clinicians
      5. Early intervention in psychosis service
        1. For clinicians
      6. Psychological services Barking and Dagenham
        1. For clinicians
      7. Diabetes service (adults)
        1. For clinicians
      8. Adult speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      9. Child and adolescent mental health, TLZ The Listening Zone
        1. For clinicians
      10. Access, assessment and brief intervention Barking & Dagenham
        1. For clinicians
      11. Cardiac service
        1. For clinicians
      12. Community medical paediatrics
        1. For clinicians
      13. Child health administration department
        1. For clinicians
      14. Child and adolescent mental health services (Barking)
      15. Child and adolescent speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      16. Community health and social care services (Barking)
      17. Community recovery team
        1. For clinicians
      18. Community learning disability team
        1. For clinicians
      19. District nursing
        1. For clinicians
      20. Health visiting
        1. For clinicians
      21. Immunisation team
        1. BCG vaccinations
        2. For clinicians
      22. Intermediate care therapy
        1. For clinicians
      23. Integrated care team (Barking and Dagenham)
        1. For clinicians
      24. Memory service
        1. For clinicians
      25. Musculoskeletal clinical assessment and treatment service
        1. For clinicians
      26. Neuroscience specialist nursing service
        1. For clinicians
      27. Nutrition and dietetics service
        1. For clinicians
      28. Older adult mental health team (Barking and Dagenham)
        1. For clinicians
      29. Outpatients service - Barking and Dagenham
        1. For clinicians
      30. Paediatric occupational therapy & physiotherapy
        1. For clinicians
      31. Podiatry service
        1. For clinicians
      32. Phlebotomy
        1. For clinicians
      33. Physiotherapy musculoskeletal service
        1. Self help
        2. For clinicians
      34. Respiratory services (Barking and Dagenham)
        1. For clinicians
      35. School nursing
        1. For clinicians
      36. Special need school nursing
        1. For clinicians
      37. Tissue viability
        1. For clinicians
    2. Basildon
    3. Brentwood
    4. Dialogue First service
      1. What is Open Dialogue?
      2. Who we are
      3. Our approach
      4. What do we offer?
      5. Making contact and referrals
      6. Booking an appointment
    5. Havering
      1. Children's physiotherapy service
      2. Early intervention in psychosis service
        1. For clinicians
      3. Havering access, assessment and brief intervention team
        1. For clinicians
      4. Adult speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      5. Cardiac service
        1. For clinicians
      6. Child and adolescent speech and language (SALT) therapy
        1. How does a child develop speech and language
        2. What types of support do we offer?
          1. Preschool Children
          2. School age children
          3. Specialist clinics
        3. Ideas for encouraging communication
        4. Useful links and resources
        5. Get in touch and refer
        6. Feedback
      7. Children's occupational therapy
        1. For clinicians
      8. Child and adolescent mental health service (Havering)
        1. For clinicians
      9. Child health information
        1. For clinicians
      10. Community health and social care services
      11. Community learning disability team
        1. For clinicians
      12. Community paediatrics
        1. For clinicians
      13. Continence advisory service
        1. For clinicians
      14. Community recovery team
        1. For clinicians
      15. District nursing (Havering)
        1. For clinicians
      16. Diabetes service (adults)
        1. For clinicians
      17. Immunisation team
        1. BCG vaccinations
        2. For clincians
      18. Macmillan community oncology team
        1. Patient information
        2. For clinicians
      19. Memory service
        1. FAQ's
        2. Helpful general information
        3. Havering memory service groups
        4. Medication
        5. Research
        6. For clinicians
      20. Nutrition and dietetics service
        1. For clinicians
      21. Neuroscience specialist nursing service
        1. For clinicians
      22. Older adult mental health team (Havering)
        1. For clinicians
      23. Outpatient service/day hospital
        1. For clinicians
      24. Physiotherapy musculoskeletal service
        1. Self help
        2. For clinicians
      25. Phlebotomy
        1. For clinicians
      26. Podiatry service
        1. For clinicians
      27. Primary mental health team- PMHT
        1. For clinicians
      28. Psychological services Havering
        1. For clinicians
      29. Havering Single Point of Access
        1. For clinicians
      30. Spinal & Musculoskeletal Assessment service
        1. For clinicians
      31. Tissue viability
        1. For clinicians
      32. Universal children’s services 0-19
        1. For clinicians
      33. Respiratory team (Havering)
        1. For clinicians
    6. EWMHS for Southend, Essex and Thurrock
      1. CYP Mental Health Early Iintervention Services
      2. What types of support do we offer?
      3. EWMHS partners with Big White Wall
    7. Kent and Medway
      1. Kent Children & Young People's Mental Health Service CYPMHS
        1. What is CYPMHS
        2. Who we are
        3. Our approach
        4. What types of support do we offer?
        5. How to get in touch and refer
        6. Get involved and make a difference
      2. Medway Young Persons' Wellbeing Service YPWS
        1. What is the Medway Young Persons' Wellbeing Service?
        2. Who we are
        3. Our approach
        4. What types of support do we offer?
        5. How to get in touch and refer
        6. Get involved and make a difference
      3. Eating disorders service Kent and Medway
        1. What types of support do we offer?
    8. Redbridge
      1. 0-19 universal children's services
        1. Health improvement
        2. About us/Contact us
        3. New birth section
        4. School health
        5. Clinics
        6. For clinicians
      2. List of Redbridge services
      3. Redbridge Community Health and Social Care Services (CHSCS)
      4. Access, assessment & brief intervention team (Redbridge)
        1. For clinicians
      5. Adult speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      6. Child and adolescent mental health service (Redbridge)
      7. Child Development Centre
        1. For clinicians
      8. Continence advisory service
        1. For clinicians
      9. Community medical paediatrics
        1. For clinicians
      10. Child and adolescent speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. Information for parents
        2. For clinicians
      11. Childrens community nursing
        1. For clinicians
      12. Child health information
        1. For clinicians
      13. Community recovery service
        1. For clinicians
      14. Cardiac service
        1. For clinicians
      15. Clinical Psychology
        1. For clinicians
      16. District nursing
        1. For clinicians
      17. Diabetes service (adults)
        1. For clinicians
      18. Domiciliary phlebotomy
        1. For clinicians
      19. Early intervention in schools
        1. For clinicians
      20. Home treatment team (HTT)
        1. For clinicians
      21. Intermediate care and community stroke service (CHSCS)
        1. For clinicians
      22. Immunisation team
        1. BCG vaccinations
        2. For clinicians
      23. Integrated Case Management Team
        1. For clinicians
      24. Integrated Learning Disability team
        1. For clinicians
      25. Macmillan specialist palliative care team (Redbridge)
        1. For clinicians
      26. Nutrition and dietetics service
        1. For clinicians
      27. Occupational therapy service for children and young people
        1. For clinicians
      28. Podiatry service
        1. For clinicians
      29. Early intervention in psychosis service
        1. For clinicians
      30. Physiotherapy service for children and young people
        1. For clinicians
      31. Psychological services Redbridge
        1. For clinicians
      32. Respiratory service
        1. For clinicians
      33. School health
        1. For clinicians
      34. Redbridge Fusion NELFT
        1. For clinicians
      35. Special need school nursing
        1. For clinicians
      36. Redbridge memory service
        1. For clinicians
      37. Sunflowers court - Ogura ward
        1. For clinicians
      38. Healthy eating support (Redbridge)
        1. Resources for parents
      39. Tissue Viability and Leg Ulcer
        1. For clinicians
    9. Thurrock
      1. Brighter Futures
        1. Prevention and support services in Thurrock
        2. Children's centres in Thurrock
      2. Thurrock 0-19 Brighter Futures Healthy Families service
      3. Thurrock Pathway Services
        1. Adult community mental health services - Thurrock
        2. Ambulance Service - Thurrock
        3. BTUH
        4. Community Geriatrician Service
        5. Community Integrated Respiratory Service
        6. Dementia Crisis support team
        7. End of Life service
        8. General Practitioners -Thurrock
        9. Integrated Community Team (ICT)
        10. Joint reablement team (JRT)
        11. Local area coordinators (LACs) Thurrock
        12. Minor injuries unit - Thurrock
        13. Police service - Thurrock
        14. Rapid Response Assessment Service (RRAS)
        15. Social care services - Thurrock
        16. Wheelchair service (Thurrock)
      4. Thurrock First service
      5. C-card scheme
      6. Day Hospital
        1. For clinicians
      7. Emergency contraception
      8. Epilepsy
        1. For clinicians
      9. Haematology
        1. For clinicians
      10. NHS health checks
        1. For clinicians
      11. Thurrock health visiting
        1. For clinicians
      12. Thurrock school health service
        1. Thurrock school health E-Drop-In
        2. For clinicians
      13. Rapid response and assessment service (RRAS)
        1. For clinicians
      14. Sexual and reproductive healthcare
        1. For clinicians
      15. Sexual health improvement service
        1. Request a test kit
        2. For clinicians
      16. Vitality Healthy 4 life (Adult healthy weight loss)
        1. For clinicians
      17. Vitality Stop Smoking Service
    10. Waltham Forest
      1. 0-19 universal children's services
        1. New birth information
      2. Whipps Cross Urgent Care Centre
      3. Waltham Forest blood test
      4. Waltham Forest blood test
        1. Frequently asked questions
      5. Early intervention in psychosis (EIP) service
        1. For clinicians
      6. Community medical paediatric service
        1. For clinicians
      7. Waltham Forest adult community health services
      8. Rehabilitation service (Waltham Forest )
        1. For clinicians
      9. Falls prevention service
        1. For clinicians
      10. Substance misuse services – CDAT
        1. For clinicians
      11. Health visiting
        1. For clinicians
      12. School nursing
        1. For clinicians
      13. Children’s community nursing
        1. For clinicians
      14. Access, assessment and brief intervention (Waltham Forest)
        1. For clinicians
      15. Respiratory service (Waltham Forest)
        1. For clinicians
      16. Child development nursing team
        1. For clinicians
      17. Special school nursing
        1. For clinicians
      18. Diabetes service (adults)
        1. For clinicians
      19. Memory service
        1. FAQ's
        2. Helpful general information
        3. Memory service groups
        4. Medication
        5. Research
        6. For clinicians
      20. Older adult mental health team (OAMHT)
        1. For clinicians
      21. Community recovery team
        1. For clinicians
      22. Sexual and reproductive health services
        1. For clinicians
      23. Community learning disability team (CLDT)
        1. For clinicians
      24. District nursing
        1. For clinicians
      25. Podiatry service
        1. For clinicians
      26. Continence advisory service
        1. For clinicians
      27. Immunisation team
        1. BCG vaccinations
        2. For clinicians
      28. Fast track
        1. For clinicians
      29. Tissue viability
        1. For clinicians
      30. Community haemoglobinopathy
        1. For clinicians
      31. Child and adolescent speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      32. Children’s community physiotherapy
        1. For clinicians
      33. Psychological services Waltham Forest
        1. For clinicians
      34. Integrated community care team
        1. For clinicians
      35. Neuroscience specialist nursing service
        1. For clinicians
      36. Waltham Forest child and adolescent mental health service
      37. Child health administration department
        1. For clinicians
      38. Family nurse partnership
        1. For clinicians
      39. 722: young person's substance misuse service
        1. For clinicians
      40. Children’s occupational therapy
        1. For clinicians
      41. Home treatment team (HTT)
        1. For clinicians
      42. Rapid Response service
        1. For clinicians
    11. Our services
      1. Essex children's integrated therapies
        1. Our referral process
        2. Physiotherapy - Essex children's integrated therapies
          1. Useful information
          2. What to expect when using our service
          3. Working for the team
        3. Speech and language therapy - children's integrated therapy
          1. Working for the team
          2. Useful links
          3. What to expect when using our service
          4. Referral forms
      2. Clinical Health Psychology Services (CHPS)
        1. Cardiac rehabilitation psychological services
        2. Clinical health psychology service (Thurrock)
        3. Clinical health psychology services- Waltham Forest
        4. Integrated care psychological service (ICPS)
        5. Long term conditions psychological service
          1. Psychology service for diabetes
          2. Integrated respiratory service
          3. Integrated coronary heart disease service
        6. Maternity and gynaecology psychological service
        7. Paediatric diabetes psychological service
        8. Prosthetic psychological services (Psychoprosthetics)
        9. Psycho-oncology service
        10. Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia psychological service
        11. Referral Criteria
        12. News and reviews
      3. Nutrition and dietetics
        1. For clinicians
      4. Audiology Service
        1. For clinicians
      5. Child and adolescent speech and language (SALT) therapy
        1. For clinicians
      6. Intensive rehabilitation service- Essex
        1. For clinicians
      7. Specialist health visiting
      8. Community paediatric service
        1. For clinicians
      9. Macmillan community children nursing
      10. Special schools nursing
        1. For Clinicians
      11. Talking Therapies services
        1. For clinicians
      12. Paediatric BCG service
        1. For clinicians
      13. 0-5 healthy child and family service
        1. For clinicians
      14. Community rehabilitation service
        1. For clinicians
      15. Domiciliary phlebotomy service
        1. For clinicians
      16. Adult diabetes
        1. For clinicians
      17. Adult speech and language therapy (SALT)
        1. For clinicians
      18. Adult home treatment team
        1. For clinicians
      19. Admission avoidance
        1. For clinicians
      20. Community geriatrician service
        1. For clinicians
      21. Brookside unit - Waterfalls day patient service
        1. For clinicians
      22. Children's physiotherapy
        1. For clinicians
      23. Children's dietetic service
        1. For clinicians
      24. Children’s feeding and swallowing
        1. For clinicians
      25. Children’s diabetes service
        1. For clinicians
      26. Community children's nursing
        1. For clinicians
      27. Children's epilepsy
        1. For clinicians
      28. Community Hospitals - Inpatients
        1. For clinicians
      29. Community liaison team
        1. For clinicians
      30. Community treatment team
        1. For clinicians
      31. Dementia crisis support team
        1. For clinicians
      32. Psychiatric liaison service
        1. For clinicians
      33. Emergency duty team
        1. For clinicians
      34. End of life service
        1. For clinicians
      35. Eating Disorder Service (EDS)
        1. For clinicians
      36. Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) and HIV services
        1. For clinicians
      37. Essex sickle cell and thalassaemia service
        1. For clinicians
      38. Haematology
        1. For clinicians
      39. Hearing therapy
        1. For clinicians
      40. Heart failure
        1. For clinicians
      41. Integrated community teams
        1. For clinicians
      42. INTERACT (adolescent outreach team)
        1. For clinicians
      43. Infant feeding service - early intervention
        1. For clinicians
      44. IMPART personality disorder service
        1. For clinicians
      45. Integrated respiratory service
        1. For clinicians
      46. Older adults home treatment team (OAHTT)
        1. For clinicians
      47. Health visiting
        1. For clinicians
      48. Inpatient rehabilitation - Grays Court
        1. For clinicians
      49. Intensive rehabilitation service (IRS)
        1. For clinicians
      50. Inpatient rehabilitation - Japonica ward
        1. For clinicians
      51. Mental health direct
        1. For clinicians
      52. Minor injuries unit (Orsett)
        1. For clinicians
      53. Nutrition and dietetic service
        1. For clinicians
      54. Orthotic service
        1. For clinicians
      55. Parkinson's
        1. For clinicians
      56. Perinatal parent infant mental health service - PPIMHS
        1. For clinicians
      57. Phlebotomy
        1. For clinicians
      58. Prosthetics service
        1. Resources for clients
        2. For clinicians
      59. Specialist services for children with disabilities
        1. For healthcare professionals
      60. Single point of reference
        1. For clinicians
      61. Stroke hub
        1. For clinicians
      62. Stop smoking service
        1. How we help/Contact us
        2. Products to help
        3. Why quit
        4. For clinicians
      63. Tissue viability
        1. For clinicians
      64. Walk-in centre
        1. For clinicians
      65. Wheelchair service
        1. For clinicians
      66. Brentwood wheelchair and special seating service
        1. For clinicians
    12. Wards
      1. Section 136 suites - Sunflowers Court
      2. Brookside unit - Willows HDU
        1. For clinicians
      3. Brookside - child and adolescent inpatient unit
        1. For clinicians
      4. Stroke Services - Grays Court
        1. For clinicians
      5. Inpatient rehabilitation - Foxglove ward
        1. For clinicians
      6. Sunflowers Court - Cook ward
        1. For clinicians
        2. Additional information
      7. Sunflowers Court - Hepworth ward
        1. For clinicians
      8. Sunflowers Court - Morris ward
        1. For clinicians
      9. Sunflowers Court - Moore ward
        1. For clinicians
      10. Sunflowers Court - Monet ward
        1. For clinicians
      11. Sunflowers Court - Kahlo ward
        1. For clinicians
      12. Brookside unit - Reeds
        1. For clinicians
      13. Sunflowers Court - Stage ward
        1. For clinicians
      14. Sunflowers Court - Titian ward
        1. For clinicians
      15. Sunflowers Court - Turner ward
        1. For clinicians
      16. Woodbury Unit
        1. For clinicians
  5. News and events

    1. NELFT Talks
    2. Events
      1. Celebrating NHS70 with NELFT
  6. Patients, carers and visitors

    1. Carer information
      1. Finances & benefits
      2. Carer assessments
    2. How to get involved
    3. Learning disabilities
      1. What can we do?
      2. What our staff do
      3. Going into hospital
      4. About you
      5. Information for carers
      6. How to contact us
    4. Medicines information
    5. Mental health services
      1. I need help
      2. Staying on a ward
      3. Visiting
      4. Your rights
      5. Your health records
      6. Local mental health organisations
      7. Leaflets
    6. Spiritual and pastoral care
    7. Tell us what you think
      1. NHS Friends and Family Test
      2. Learning from complaints
  7. Education

    1. Contact details
    2. Courses and conferences
    3. E-learning module
    4. Library and knowledge services
      1. Reflective Reading for Allied Health Professionals (AHP's)
      2. Reflective Reading for NMC Revalidation
      3. Consumer health information
      4. What we do
      5. Public health
      6. Training
      7. Resources
      8. Join the library
      9. Request a search
      10. Frequently asked questions
        1. Contact Us
    5. Postgraduate and undergraduate education
      1. Medical students
      2. Foundation year doctors
      3. General practitioner (GPs)
      4. Core trainees
      5. Higher trainees
      6. Dentists
      7. Consultants and Specialists (SASG)
      8. A-level work experience
    6. Supporting you
  8. Contact us

    1. Barking and Dagenham
    2. Basildon
    3. Brentwood
    4. Havering
    5. Redbridge
    6. Thurrock
    7. Waltham Forest
  9. Media

    1. Filming at NELFT
    2. Social media
  10. Downloads

  11. Work for us

    1. Careers at NELFT
      1. Psychological Therapies
      2. Social work
      3. Nursing
      4. Medical recruitment
      5. Allied health professions
      6. Student clinical placements
        1. Elective placements
        2. Secondments
        3. Mentorship
        4. Return to nursing
        5. Pre registration
          1. Post Graduate Diploma (PG Dip)
          2. Bachelor of Science (BSC)
            1. Mental health branch
            2. Learning disabilities branch
            3. Child branch
            4. Adult branch
          3. Masters of Science (MSC)
        6. Post registration
    2. Recruitment events
      1. Community Health & Social Care Services in Redbridge
      2. Step into health
    3. Current vacancies
    4. Rewarding you
    5. Supporting you
    6. Applying for a job
    7. Get involved
      1. Work experience
        1. Step into the NHS programme
        2. Pre-medical school work experience
        3. General work experience
        4. Register your interest for a placement with NELFT
      2. Volunteering
        1. Register your interest for a volunteer role with NELFT
      3. Become an involvement representative
    8. Join our temporary staffing service (Bank)
    9. NELFT Apprenticeships
    10. Staff benefits
  12. Research

    1. What we do
      1. Research strategy
    2. Current research
      1. NELFT Sponsored studies
      2. NIHR Portfolio Studies at NELFT
        1. Promotional studies
        2. Mental Health Services Studies
        3. Community Health Services Studies
      3. Open Non-Portfolio Studies at NELFT
      4. Reporting
      5. Performance
    3. Apply for approvals
    4. Training
      1. Funding and research fellowship opportunities
    5. Newsletters
    6. Resources
    7. Publications
    8. Contact us
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