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12 Nov 2018

Waltham Forest GPs issue call to ‘use antibiotics responsibly’

People in Waltham Forest are being urged to support the worldwide fight against antibiotic resistance.

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12 Nov 2018

Independent Anonymous Whistleblower Review

An independent review into allegations contained in an anonymous letter sent to all of NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group’s member practices is under way.

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09 Nov 2018

People in Waltham Forest urged to ‘know the signs’ of diabetes

People in Waltham Forest are being encouraged to ‘know the signs’ of diabetes to ensure they receive the treatment and support needed to help them manage the condition.

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01 Nov 2018

Help us help you this winter by getting your flu vaccine

People in Waltham Forest who are most vulnerable to flu are being urged to protect themselves and their family this winter by having the free NHS vaccination.

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31 Oct 2018

Successful maternity service seeks to support mums-to-be from all backgrounds

Healthcare commissioners are to explore how mums-to-be from a wider range of backgrounds can benefit from a successful maternity care service in Waltham Forest.

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29 Oct 2018

Help shape NHS care in Waltham Forest this winter

Winter is the busiest and most difficult time of year for health services in Waltham Forest.

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05 Oct 2018

Advice concerning the EpiPen® Shortage

There have been shortages of EpiPen ® in the UK and other countries for several months. The manufacturers of EpiPen ® and EpiPen ® Junior, Mylan, are now out of stock and these supply issues are expected to continue for the remainder of 2018

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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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