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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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23 May 2018

Memory service commended by Royal College of Psychiatrists

People in Waltham Forest who experience memory problems receive a high quality and sustainable service, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists

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18 May 2018

Dying matters, but what can you do?

Patients in Waltham Forest are being given greater power to inform GPs, hospitals, ambulance crews and out-of-hours services about their urgent and end of life care wishes.

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18 May 2018

Share your story to mark NHS 70th birthday

Are you, or do you know someone who is celebrating a 70th birthday on 5 July 2018? Are you expecting a baby on that day?

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11 May 2018

Information about the NHS funding of Freestyle libre for glucose monitoring

The FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose Monitoring system is not recommended for prescribing in primary care until an implementation plan for prescribing the sensors has been developed and agreed across the local healthcare system.

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03 May 2018

Information about the offer of a breast screen for women aged 70-79, May 2018

Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen.

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03 May 2018

People in Waltham Forest urged to plan ahead for Ramadan

A Waltham Forest GP is urging people to plan ahead for Ramadan ­to stay healthy and fast safely.

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