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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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25 Oct 2017

Blood testing (Phlebotomy) services in Waltham Forest are changing

Blood testing services in Waltham Forest are changing over the next few weeks.

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13 Oct 2017

New provider of General Practice at Orient Community Practice

Orient Community Practice, a GP surgery in Leyton, is now under new management from 1 October 2017.

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15 Jun 2017

Calling all members of Patient Participation Groups in Waltham Forest

Members of Patient Participation Groups from Waltham Forest’s 42 GP practices are being invited to one of three events this summer.

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