London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, UK

https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust provides hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
Established on 1 October 2014, our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people.
As well as delivering community services across the three London boroughs, we provide acute hospital services at:

Northwick Park Hospital (Main Office)

Ealing Hospital

Central Middlesex Hospital 

St. Mark’s Hospital 

Our stroke service is rated the best in the country and St. Mark’s Hospital is an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease, based on the Northwick Park Hospital site.

We are a research active Trust with more than 5,000 patients taking part in clinical trials in 2018 and we play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

In December 2017, we were officially named a ‘university teaching hospital’ in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Local Community

Local Area & Community

London Borrow of Harrow is part of Greater London and is situated in north-west London. The borough overall has a leafy, suburban character, much of which is a legacy of it being at the centre of the Metroland developments of the early 20th century. Harrow also has excellent networks of London Underground stations leading directly to Central London.

London Borough of Brent is situated in northwest London and is known for being home to Wembley Stadium, the country’s largest stadium by capacity. Brent is also among the most diverse localities in the country, with large Asian and Indian, Black African, Black Caribbean, Irish and Eastern European communities.

London Borough of Ealing is situated in west London and is the third largest populated London borough. Ealing has long been known as the “Queen of the Suburbs” due to its many parks and tree-lined streets. Southall, in the west of the borough, is home to one of the largest South Asian communities in the UK.

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Pastoral & professional support 

We’re really proud of our diversity. With one of the most diverse populations and workforces in London and possibly the UK, our diversity is our biggest and best strength. That means we know what it’s like to move to a new country and have, in the last six years, recruited over 900 international educated nurses through the international recruitment programme. 

It also means we know what support you need to help you get settled in and get on in your career. Our international educated nurses recruitment programme can help you get registered, start practicing, and settled into your new role. We have a dedicated international nurse recruitment team, which includes IEN recruiters, clinical educators and practice development nurses.

As a member of staff you will also have access to a variety of benefits such as an onsite day nursery at Northwick Park Hospital, season ticket loans, hospital restaurants and support from our occupational health and well-being Team. We have yearly Staff Excellence Awards where we celebrate the achievements and contribution of our staff.

My name is Saumya Sunil, a B.Sc nurse from India. I moved to the United Kingdom in March 2017 as an overseas nurse. I did my Overseas Nursing programme in Aug 2017, while working as a pre-registered nurse. Since 2017, my professional journey saw many challenges and through it all I developed my skills and knowledge with excellent support from the LNWH team. With the Trust promoting professional development opportunities, I was able to achieve my passion of being a tissue viability nurse. From starting as a band 4 IEN, today, four years down the road, I am proud to be part of the Tissue Viability Specialist team at a band 6 grade at LNWH NHS trust. I feel at home and part of a big team trying to make a difference in the quality of lives of people who are in need.
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Saumya Sunil
B.Sc nurse
LNWH
My name is Marigold Bacuyani, from the Philippines. My journey coming to the UK was full of challenges but also of rewards. I arrived in the UK in 2012 through the Overseas Nursing Programme and eventually received my NMC registration in 2014, following some difficulties with application processes. However, I can now say that my experiences has made me more resilient and taught me the value of hard work and persistence, that if you want something, you must work hard for it. I am now a Senior Nurse in the Trust at a band 7 and I not only am living my dream but also, seeing my family’s face beaming with pride and happiness, I could not really ask for more.
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Marigold Bacuyani
Senior Nurse
LNWH NHS trust
My name is Chinchu Kalarithara Baby. I completed my BSC in Nursing in 2014 and started the process to come to the UK in 2017. The reason I chose the UK was due to the recruitment procedures being quite straight forward and is absolutely free. I attended the interview from LNWUH Trust, which I think went excellently well and they also gave me the opportunity to choose which department I would like to work in. I eventually came to the UK in 2018 April where I was provided with accommodation on site. I joined the ward as an OSCE nurse and the OSCE training provided by the hospital was outstanding. I got my pin Number in August 2018 and started working as a band 5 Nurse. After a year, I joined the Dermatology Department in the Trust and was given the opportunity to attend specialist courses such as phototherapy course and skin surgery training. I was then promoted as Clinical Specialist Nurse in 2020. There are amazing opportunities for professional development in the Trust and the entire team is always helpful and supportive. The happiest moment is seeing the patient satisfaction after they receive their treatment. I enjoy working here and I am looking forward in achieving my future my career goals.
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Chinchu Kalarithara Baby
Clinical Specialist Nurse
LNWH NHS trust
My name is Isobel Garcia and I arrived in the UK in February 2021 from the Philippines. I am grateful to all LNWH Team, and the IEN Recruitment staff for their exceptional support in bringing me and my colleagues here safely despite the struggle of each and everyone of us in the midst of the pandemic period. It was never a hindrance for the recruitment team to assist us safely with our journey and settlement in the UK. It is a great opportunity for us as IENs as it opens a wide range of learning experiences and acquisition of knowledge and skills in a different environment setting. The warm welcome of the diverse staff made us feel that we never left home. The wards have introduced us to new challenges, the hospital staff has been very supportive in every step of the way and are always there to assist, until we have blended in comfortably. Above all, it is not just a life changing chapter of every new beginnings, but also the opportunity to touch each of everyone’s heart and life.
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Isobel Garcia
Nurse
LNWH NHS trust
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Find out more on our Trust website:

www.lnwh.nhs.uk

Northwick Park Hospital
020 8864 3232
Watford Road, Harrow, HA1 3UJ

Ealing Hospital
020 8967 5000
Uxbridge Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3HW

Central Middlesex Hospital
020 8965 5733
Acton Lane, Park Royal, London, NW10 7NS

St. Mark’s Hospital
020 8864 3232
Watford Road, Harrow, HA1 3UJ

 

Contact Information 

lnwh-tr.internationalnurse@nhs.net

020 8864 3232

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