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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.

HOBV Pledges and Priorities During our Healing Our Broken Village 8 Conference on 27th October 2016 a list of top priorities were identified on the day and through the evaluation forms including: More support needed for staff to engage in difficult work More focus on other therapies, rather than medication, including more activities More information

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Nadeene’s Blog Update on the BME Mental Health Forum Our final forum meeting for this year took place on the 17 November at Balham Library. The topics of discussion were Improving Access to Psychological Therapies, feedback on the 8th Black Mental Health conference (HOBV 8) and LGBT issues.¬† There was some excellent news as South

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Health Beyond Healthcare With the return of the NHS’ People’s Transformathon we remember back to January where WCEN delivered an online panel with David Bradley – CEO SWLSTG Mental Health Trust, Suliman Gani¬† – Imam Tooting, Geetha Maheshwaran – Sree Ghanapathy Temple, Dr. Carlis Douglas – NTA Tooting and Pastor Freddie Brown NTA Tooting. You

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Rachida’s Blog Update on the Self Management Programme at the Hindu Society The 6-week Expert Patient Programme (EPP) for people who suffer from Long term conditions in the community came to an end last Thursday. It was a great success and the 18 participants got their certificate of completion. They all went away with a

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Director’s Blog I have often been asked to write about our day to day experiences of coproduction in practice, but have never managed to get around to doing it…until now. As any of us who work in frontline organisations or organisations that are involved in any environments that are shifting and changing will know, we

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Last year WCEN ran CVD (Cardiovascular Diseases) workshops at Mushkill Aasaan with South Asian Women and at Shaftesbury Centre with ASWAC (Association for Somali Women and Children) and Elays focusing on Healthy Cooking and Eating, and with New Testament Assembly Church focusing on Black Men and Exercise We are holding a revision meeting with NHW

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Ruth’s Blog So I’m back at WCEN. For a third time! I have previously worked as Executive Assistant whilst in my gap year before I went to Exeter University to get a 1st Class BA (Hons) in Theology and then again as a Developemtn Officer upon my return to Roehampton. I then spent 3 years

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