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14 Aug 2018

Women in Waltham Forest urged to back local NHS cervical screening campaign

Women in Waltham Forest aged 25 to 64 are being urged to support the borough’s latest NHS cervical screening campaign, and take time out to attend their screening appointment.

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13 Aug 2018

SMA Medical Centre patient’s survey

This survey seeks to find out how important certain aspects of your GP practice are to patients who are registered at SMA Medical Centre.

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09 Aug 2018

Waltham Forest awarded £400,000 grant to extend social prescribing

Waltham Forest’s social prescribing service is to receive a three-year grant totalling £400,000 to extend the range of advice, support and activities it provides to local people.

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26 Jul 2018

New NHS 111 Clinical Assessment Service is first point of contact for all out of hours care

People in North East London will have access to free clinical support and assessment at any time of day or night under the new NHS 111 Clinical Assessment Service.

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13 Jul 2018

FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose monitoring system

FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose monitoring system has now been agreed in Waltham Forest and we are currently working on an implementation plan for prescribing the sensors.

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04 Jul 2018

Joint Commissioning Committee 11 July 2018

The north east London Joint Commissioning Committee has been set up to discuss items common to all seven NEL CCGs – Barking and Dagenham, City and Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

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19 Jun 2018

Walk-in clinic offering cervical screening tests for FGM survivors is first in England

The first walk-in clinic in England offering cervical screening tests to women who have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM) has opened at Whipps Cross Hospital.

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13 Jun 2018

Be the face of Waltham Forest’s ‘Join Women like us’ awareness campaign

Would you like to be part of a local NHS awareness campaign to encourage more women in Waltham Forest to attend cervical screening (smear test) appointments?

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06 Jun 2018

Going for gold with pro-active patient participation

GP practice Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in Waltham Forest are going for gold with a Local Standard award designed to support their development.

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24 May 2018

Know where to go for NHS help in Waltham Forest this spring bank holiday

People in Waltham Forest are being encouraged to ‘know where to go’ for healthcare in case they are taken ill or injured over the Spring bank holiday weekend.

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