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    We are, once again, launhing our popular #upliftingimage digital photography competition. The theme this year is Contentment - what does it mean to you. We want to reach out to more people than ever before to challenge the stigma and discrimination still associated with mental health. The competition closes on October 10, 2018.

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    Developing world class mental health facilities

    FInd out more about our plans to develop two new hospitals at Springfield and Tolworth

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    We are now a totally smokefree Trust 

    This new smokefree policy will help protect patients, staff and visitors from the dangers of secondhand smoke

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Richard Flatman

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Richard was appointed as a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee from 1 April 2016.

He is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has extensive business and commercial expertise.

Richard has been Chief Financial Officer at London South Bank University since 2002 and has combined this with a wide range of non-executive roles in higher education including Governor of the University of Wales, Newport and more recently the University of South Wales. Before joining London South Bank, Richard specialised in audit and risk consulting services with Deloitte.

David Bradley

Chief Executive

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David Bradley joined South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust as Chief Executive in 2012 from Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust where he built a reputation for using innovation to drive quality and service transformation as Chief Operating Officer.


David has over 20 years’ experience working within the NHS and social care. He is committed to improving patient care and ensuring that people who need mental health services can access the very best care and treatment possible. Since joining the Trust David has overseen a number of high profile developments which have been instrumental in the continuing success of the organisation, leading to the Trust's 2016 ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission. Under David’s guidance, South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust continues to improve and was rated the top mental health trust in England in the CQC’s community mental health services survey in 2016. 

The development of the organisation’s landmark £160m Estate Modernisation Programme will revolutionise the way mental health services are delivered in south west London for generations to come. The programme will see the building of two new world class state-of-the art mental health facilities in the heart of their local communities. Springfield University Hospitals 1840 Victorian Asylum and Tolworth Hospital will both be replaced over the next four years.

In 2016 David's experience in leading transformational change in the NHS helped to launch a new partnership with neighbouring mental health trusts – South London and Maudsley, and Oxleas - to identify areas where collaboration could lead to greater efficiencies, better specialised services and seamless care pathways for people using mental health services.



Dr Mark Potter

Medical Director

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Dr Mark Potter took over the role of Medical Director in June 2017.

Mark joined the Trust in November 1991 and has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in a Community Mental Health Team in Battersea since that  time.

He has held a variety of medical management roles within the organisation, most recently as Clinical Director for Wandsworth. Shortly before taking over as Interim Medical Director he was appointed as Clinical Director for the Acute Care Pathway service line within the new Service Line Management structure.

Eileen Doyle

Interim Clinical Services Director 

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Eileen joined the Trust in May 2017 as Interim Director of Clinical Services from the acute sector where she has over 20 years of operational experience.

Her focus is always to support organisations to improve and achieve their quality and performance standards often working in organisations which have undergone significant change or with specific challenges. She is currently covering a secondment whilst at the  Trust.



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    Team Moves at Springfield

    As we transition to the next phase of our Estate Modernisation Programme (EMP), some of our teams are moving location. EMP will build new hospitals...

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    Trust celebrates 70 years of the NHS in style

    Celebrations involving staff, patients and members of the community were held at Springfield Hospital on 5 July 2018 to mark the 70th anniversary of...

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