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East London NHS Trust Wins ‘Estates and Facilities Team of the Year’ Award

East London NHS FM Team Wins ‘Estates and Facilities Team of the Year’ Award
05 June 2024

The facilities team at the East London NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious “Design in Mental Health” Award.

The estates team was shortlisted in a category celebrating exceptional design in mental health settings, as part of The Design in Mental Health Estates and Facilities Awards 2024. 



Picture: a graphic showing an award with the words "Design in Mental Health Awards" on it


David Stevens, Director of Estates Facilities and Capital Development at ELFT said: “Congratulations to the whole East London NHS Foundation Trust Estates Team. You are amazing at what you do and I’m so very proud of each of you.

“Thanks to the judges at #DIMH for recognising the world class work of our outstanding team in providing exceptional commitment to the communities that we serve.”

The East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) is a mental health and primary care trust, with facilities across Newham, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. 

The facilities and estates team was recognised for their commitment to engaging with both mental health service users and clinical teams in estate and facilities-related matters. This includes introducing an innovative Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) Programme and implementing local Environmental Assurance Groups (EAGs) across all inpatient units.

Picture: a photograph of the ELFT Mile End Hospital Estates team. 


Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 05 June 2024


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