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WCEN News, Events & Blogs

Latest news on WCEN projects, events in the community, current news and blogs from WCEN workers and those in our Network.

Is there institutional racism in mental health care? Watch here  Black people are being failed by the UK’s mental health services because of “institutional racism”, it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Egbuonu, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, he should have been

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The Regenerate UK Roehampton Feel Good Festival is back on 29th July 2017! This will be a great Family day out with: A kids Zone with crafts from Paradise Co-op and Growhampton, Fairground rides, a food zone, a party in the marquee for the over 60’s, Roehampton past & future, a sports zone, a health

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Quality improvement approaches – increasingly well-established in NHS acute hospitals – could play a key role in improving the quality of mental health care. A growing number of mental health providers (in the UK and beyond) are beginning to embed quality improvement across their organisations, with some encouraging results. The approach is based on the

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On 19th July we held our first Family Therapy Summer Party at the Prudence Skynner Clinic at SWLSTG Mental Health Trust. This was a great opportunity for our Pastors, Muslim Leaders and Churches Networks to get together and share their experiences. We heard from Malik Gul, Director WCEN on the Family Therapy Project to date and
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The first cohort for the Advice First Aid training programme took place in June (3 sessions on 13th, 20th and 27th June). The training was be delivered by Citizens Advice Wandsworth at Battersea Library This training programme sought to equip our partner’s staff and volunteers with the knowledge and skills to provide information and refer people who
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Following our Faith, Community & Mental Health Lecture Series we are pleased to announce that the videos are now live.   The Lecture Series was a great opportunity for members of our community and public agencies to come together to hear from one of our guest speakers and explore the theme of mental health in

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Teachers fear Muslim pupils are being increasingly stigmatised as a result of the government’s Prevent agenda in schools and colleges, potentially making them reluctant to share concerns about extremism, according to research. School and college staff who were surveyed for the study by Coventry, Durham and Huddersfield universities also raised concerns about the effectiveness of

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BATCA Community Fun Day 2017 Uniting our community, celebrating our diversity 12noon – 5pm Saturday 15th July Broadwater Road, Tooting, London SW17 0EU Tooting unites again at the Community Fun Day on 15th July, when we expect even larger crowds from all faiths, cultures and backgrounds to come together for a day of fun and

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