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31 Aug 2018

Waltham Forest minor eye conditions service extended to children aged 10 and over

Children aged 10 and over registered with a GP in Waltham Forest can now use the borough’s Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) for specialist care.

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20 Aug 2018

Your area needs you – and you don’t need to leave the sofa to help

We believe it’s important that local people are involved shaping local health and care services. Your views and opinions matter, and help us to make decisions that work for local people.

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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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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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