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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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08 Dec 2016

Stroke care among the UK best

The acute stroke unit at Whipps Cross University Hospital has been rated among the best in the country according to a national audit carried out by the Royal College of Physicians.

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13 May 2016

The future of local NHS services – more time to have your say and get involved

Local people are being given more time to give their views on a proposed £100m investment across three boroughs in north-east London.

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20 Apr 2016

‘Gold Standard’ student’s university offer success

A Waltham Forest student says his involvement in a local NHS project has helped him get into university.

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22 Oct 2015

Give your feedback about musculoskeletal services in Waltham Forest

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is carrying out a review of musculoskeletal services to see if they can be improved. You can attend a drop-in event, give your feedback through an online survey or contact the CCG to request a postal survey.

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14 Oct 2015

Caring students from Leyton Sixth Form College recognised with an award

Local students have been recognised for their work caring for some of the borough’s most vulnerable people and helping to shape health services in Waltham Forest.

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20 Jul 2015

Inaugural conference ignites a golden glow amongst delegates

On Monday 6 July, 80 nurses, students and allied health professionals gathered together for a highly successful inaugural nursing conference – called Reaching for Gold

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01 Jun 2015

Whipps Cross’ Gold Standard nominated for an HSJ Value and Improvement in Communication award

The Gold Standard, an exciting project developed to help improve the quality of care for older patients at Whipps Cross Hospital, has been shortlisted in the HSJ Value Awards.

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28 May 2015

Whipps Cross Hospital admissions drop: Local residents praise new integrated care service

Waltham Forest residents are talking about the new way that social and healthcare professionals are working together to improve their lives as well as contribute towards a 12% reduction in admissions to Whipps Cross Hospital.

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