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Myhealthlocker is an online health record which is managed by YOU, the service user. This means that you can monitor your own health online. Myhealthlocker also contains resources like useful contact numbers, and tools to help with psychosis.

Myhealthlocker is still young and is improving all the time. But we need more people to use myhealthlocker and then give their views on it. Myhealthlocker is likely to be introduced across SLaM, and so this is an opportunity to shape the end product.

There are also some paid opportunities available to test other electronic devices and applications.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact a member of the myhealthlocker team:

Email: myhealthlocker@slam.nhs.uk

Tel: 020 3228 3875

Or you can follow us on Twitter @myhealthlocker

Are you interested in research? Do you want to help improve research opportunities within the Trust?

Over the last two years, we at the Biomedical Research Centre (a partnership between SLaM and the Institute of Psychiatry) have been trying to make it easier for service users to find out about (and participate in) research.

We want to know how well we’ve done, so we are running a brief evaluation exercise across the Trust.

We are looking for service users to help us find out how much people know about research opportunities across the Trust. Participants will be compensated for their time (a fee of £15). This is a brief, one-time activity and all participants will receive detailed feedback. We will also let you know what improvements we will be making as a result of this activity.

We wish to hear from people who:

·         Are currently using SLaM services

·         Have a diagnosis of psychosis

If interested, please contact Konstantina Papoulia at the Institute of Psychiatry (tel: 02078480749; email: konstantina.papoulia@kcl.ac.uk)​

Bromley & Lewisham Mind: Administrators

Closing date:
Interview date:
£17.482 per annum (pro rata for part time post)
37.5 or 19 hours per week

Bromley & Lewisham Mind is a local charity, working alongside people with mental health needs and dementia to improve their quality of life. We are looking for one full time and one part time administrator to provide support to our Bromley Working for Wellbeing (BWW) Service. BWW is a busy psychological therapies service supporting up to 5,000 people a year.

This is an exciting opportunity for an administrator who shares our passion for improving access to psychological therapies. You will need experience of admin/clerical work in a similar environment and the ability to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Working as part of a lively team, you will be flexible in your approach and will respond positively and calmly in emergency situations. Organised and with a pleasant and helpful telephone manner, you will enjoy working in a busy team environment.

Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 4 March 2014

Likely interview date: Tuesday 18 March 2014

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday, quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley & Lewisham Mind.

For an application pack, please go to our website


Via Matthew

Lewisham-on-Sea 26 October 2013

Do you live in or near to Lewisham in South East London? Would you be willing to talk about your personal experiences of mental health problems to help break down stigma?

Time to Change Needs You!

The Time to Change Village; ‘Lewisham-on-Sea’ will ‘pop-up’ at Lewisham Shopping Centre in Autumn. A new date has been confimed for Saturday 26 October and we’re looking for 60 volunteers from London to join our team.

The Time to Change Village  is an interactive space, where the public can have open conversations about mental health, whilst engaging in a range of activities and having lots of fun.

When people meet our Village Volunteers with lived experience they will find out more about the realities of mental health. This helps to challenge the prejudices and stereotypes which often lead to discrimination.

What you can expect?

When you volunteer at a Time to Change Village, our Volunteer Co-ordinators will be there to support you on the day.  

You will get the chance to attend a training session before the event, to help you speak confidently to people visiting our seaside themed village in Lewisham Shopping Centre and have lots of fun!

Please indicate on the online registration form below if you would like to be offered a place on a training session.

We can reimburse your travel expenses of up to £15 for attending your training session and up to £15 travel expenses for attending the event.  Please keep receipts or your proof of purchase.

If this is your first experience of volunteering at a Time to Change event, at the training session you will also find out how to become a Time to Change Champion too.

Sign up to become a Volunteer

Times to Change Volunteers are people with lived experience of mental health problems who support our community engagement events to end mental health discrimination by talking to people in their communities.

If you are interested in becoming a Time to Change Village Volunteer, please complete the online registration form. We ask all volunteers to complete the form in full.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. All other fields are optional.

If you require further information or would prefer to complete a hard copy of the form please email volunteer@time-to-change.org.uk  or call 07876 500 062 (voice-mail or text only).

Via http://www.time-to-change.org.uk via Matthew

Looking for feedback about a draft Adult Social Care leaflet

Simon Rayner  Head of Mental Health – Southwark Council & Head of Social Care – Southwark/SLaM has asked for some feedback from mental health service users on a draft leaflet about adult social care (personlisation etc).    The leaflet’s purpose is to explain simply and clearly to members of the public what Southwark Adult Social Care can offer, including basic information regarding personalisation, personal budgets, support planning and the customer journey.

Simon would like your views on whether and how the leaflet achieves what it sets out to do, with suggestions for improvements.

There are 2 ways to give feedback:

1)    You can review the leaflet, filling out a review sheet and returning to Simon. For those people on the SLaM involvement register this work could be up to 2 hours paid work at rate PB, could be done from home & needs to be completed by Friday 6th September.

2)    You can look at the leaflet & give general feedback.  This would be a voluntary opportunity and would also need to be completed by Friday 6th September.

To get a copy of the draft leaflet, and for more information please contact:

Alice Glover
Patient & Public Involvement Lead
 – Mood Anxiety & Personality CAG and Psychological Medicine CAG
email:  alice.glover@slam.nhs.uk tel: 020 3228 0959

113 Denmark Hill |The Maudsley Hospital | Denmark Hill | London | SE5 8AZ

SLaM Recovery College Operations Manager Post

Ops Manager position is now up- on NHS Jobs: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/cgi-bin/vacdetails.cgi?selection=913170429

The Manager and Deputy Manager posts aren’t up yet, but they should be soon.

Best Wishes

Tony Holmes

Social Inclusion and Recovery Volunteer

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Maudsley Charity

Corporate OT | 1st Floor Admin | MaudsleyHospital | Denmark Hill | London | SE5 8AZ

Telephone: 020 3228 2175