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10 Dec 2018

GP appointments available on Christmas Day

People who need to see a GP or practice nurse in Waltham Forest can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends, including Sundays, and bank holidays this winter.

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20 Aug 2018

Review of blood testing centres highlights benefits for patients

Improvements to the blood testing service in Waltham Forest have enabled clinics to open longer and more patients to be seen, according to a review by local NHS commissioners.

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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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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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06 Mar 2018

Funding boost for 'health hub'

Proposals to create a health ‘hub’ in Walthamstow have received a funding boost. The purpose-built facility has been earmarked for the St James Medical Centre site to provide a range of health services to local people and help meet additional demand from the expected population growth in the area.

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23 Feb 2018

Vicarage Road Medical Centre in Leyton to close

Vicarage Road Medical Centre in Leyton is to close on 31 March 2018.

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19 Jan 2018

Chingford GP practice celebrates successful move to new premises

A Chingford GP practice is preparing to celebrate a successful first year in modern, more spacious premises – with demand to join its patient list at an all-time high.

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16 Jan 2018

Staff changes at SMA Medical Centre, Leyton.

Patients registered at SMA Medical Centre in Leyton will see a different management team in place from Monday 15th January 2018

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16 Jan 2018

Free health helpline gives urgent over the phone advice from clinical experts

GPs, nurses, paramedics and pharmacists will soon be giving urgent expert advice over the phone through the free NHS 111 helpline, 24 hours a day.

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18 Dec 2017

Patients help shape new blood testing service in Waltham Forest

An improved community blood testing service is now up and running in Waltham Forest.

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