New Priory therapy and counselling clinic opens in Wimbledon Park
The Priory has reported a ‘tsunami’ of inquiries from people seeking help for depression, anxiety, and eating disorders, among other mental health conditions. To ease the pressure, psychotherapists from its world-famous Roehampton Hospital will lead a team at the new mental wellbeing clinic in Wimbledon Park. Priory Roehampton hospital director, Steve Clarke, said: “Similar to our wellbeing centres in central London, the aim is to put therapy ‘on the high street’ so it is as easy to access as going to th...
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Award Win for Project Designed to Underpin World-class Vaccine, Cell and Gene Th
31 May 2022: Global data centre and critical infrastructure specialists Keysource, in association with Swiss-based UPS manufacturer CENTIEL have been named as winners of the Edge Project of the Year at the DCS Awards 2022 DCS Awards Voting. The award winners were announced at a gala dinner held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Pauls on 26 May 2022. The teams’ work has been recognised following the completion of an installation of a truly modular, scalable, and highly efficient UPS and Electrical In...
A new model of care for dementia services
Somerset County Council and NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group have announced ambitious plans to invest in services and transform the care provided for more than 9,000 people living with dementia. The two organisations will be working with community and charitable organisations to redesign nursing and residential homes and invest in new technologies and services which support people to live independently for longer.And care providers, people living with dementia, and their carers will play a key r...
Art supports recovery
There has been a renewed interest in arts in health programmes within mental health and dementia settings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Dementia and mental health design best practice comes under the spotlight
They worked with James Leadbitter, creator of Madlove: A Designer Asylum, an approach that blends research, design, building ,and exhibitions to reimagine how mental health facilities could look. Christian said: “When it came to the engagement process, there was a strong feeling from some patients and their parents that they didn’t want the unit to follow the trend of being homely and domestic. “Spaces needed to be comfortable and functional, but service users still needed to know they were in a place of...
Challenging stigma through design
The forward-thinking design of a new psychiatric facilityis helping to challenge the stigma attached to mentalill health as well as creating a more-therapeuticsetting for recovery.

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