The North East London NHS
The North East London NHS Foundation Trust was established on 5 June 2000 and it became operational on 1 April 2001. Becoming an NHS Foundation Trust in 2008. NELFT provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock. The Trust provides an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex. The Trust is also the provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.
The NELFT provides a range of specialist mental health services, and community based health services. Services include specialist treatment for people experiencing acute mental illness, help for children and young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties and care for people with dementia. The trust also provides support for people with problems associated with drug and alcohol misuse.
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Life in London
London is one of the world’s most visited cities. The city has something for everyone. From history, and culture, to great food and exceedingly good times. London has a rich history of about 2000 years. It is a fact that one-third of Londoners were born overseas. Such diversity, makes London among the world’s most international cities.
London's public transport is considered as one of the best systems in the world. Although the city has great roads and connectivity, London is the most walkable city on the planet. There’s nothing better than a walk along the Thames.
The main source of public transport in London revolves around the Underground or the Tube as it is called by Londoners. This extensive network can get you to most places in the center of the city quickly.
The people outside the UK believe that the capital's transport system is one of the safest and most efficient public transport networks in the world.
Food & Drinks
The traditional food in London is renowned for being delicious with a wide variety of choices. The City has numerous eateries, restaurants and pubs that serve a mix of cuisines ranging from Mexican tortillas, Italian pastas, Indian Kebabs, Chinese dishes and even Japanese Sushi.
Fish and chips are a delicious iconic dish, that consists of batter-coated, fried fish and chips. This delightful yet straightforward meal originated in England and has become one of the most famous London dishes. It is best served hot and is eaten as a main course however, you can find it as a take-away snack from food stalls around London.
The English Breakfast is one of the best London foods, and many cafes and pubs serve it throughout the day.
Education in London is a testament to the city's rich history and commitment to academic excellence. London boasts some of the world's most prestigious educational institutions, including renowned universities like Imperial College London, University College London (UCL), and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). These institutions attract students from every corner of the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse, and intellectually stimulating environment. The city's educational landscape also includes outstanding primary and secondary schools, offering a high standard of education to local and international students alike. With a plethora of libraries, museums, and cultural attractions, London provides an unparalleled learning experience that extends far beyond the classroom. Its educational infrastructure not only nurtures future leaders but also contributes significantly to the city's cosmopolitan and dynamic character.
London is welcoming of everyone and anyone. It represents the cosmopolitan world. The 'Big Smoke' as it is referred to is home to more than 270 nationalities and 300 languages. British people are renowned for being polite and hospitable. The British people are especially polite and helpful, so don't be shocked if you hear a few too many 'Thank you', 'Please' and 'Sorry'.