East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT)

East London NHS Foundation Trust provides local services to an East London population of 820,000 and to a Bedfordshire and Luton population of 630,000. We provide forensic services to a population of 1.5 million in North East London.

The Trust was rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission in September 2016, and again in April 2018.

We operate from over 115 community and in-patient sites, employs almost 5,500 permanent staff and has an annual income of £414 million.

In February 2020 we began providing GP services at Leighton Buzzard’s Leighton Road surgery and since April 2020 at the Cauldwell Medical Centre. Other primary care services provided by the Trust operate in Newham and Tower Hamlets.

The Trust also provides Bedfordshire and Luton.

Our vision is to make a positive difference to people’s lives. We aim to achieve this by providing the highest quality mental health and community care to our local communities. Achieving our vision means always staying true to our values and working together as a team with our patients, carers and partners.

Our values

  • The Trust’s values are at the heart of our vision and underpin everything we do. We care
  • Everyone is entitled to the highest quality care. We respect
  • Everyone should be treated with kindness and respect. We are inclusive
  • Everyone should have access to our services when they need them, and we actively seek suggestions on how we can improve.

For more information on the full range of services ELFT provides please visit the Trust website.