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19 Jan 2018

Help prevent the spread of flu: Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.

Local doctors are urging local people to ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.’ to help prevent the spread of flu.

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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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15 Jan 2018

GPs in Waltham Forest issue free screening reminder for Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

GPs in Waltham Forest are urging women to attend regular cervical cancer screening to reduce their risk of developing the potentially-fatal disease

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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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11 Dec 2017

Know where to go for NHS help in Waltham Forest this Christmas

People in Waltham Forest are being encouraged to ‘know where to go’ for healthcare if they are ill or injured over Christmas and New Year.

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06 Dec 2017

Pharmacies open this Christmas and New Year

Many common illnesses such as coughs or colds can be best and most easily treated by visiting your local pharmacy this festive season.

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22 Nov 2017

Plea to end domestic violence

Wear a white ribbon to back a worldwide call to end domestic violence against women

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16 Nov 2017

Double celebration for Better Births Pioneer in Waltham Forest

A pioneering midwifery service that supports women in Waltham Forest has marked two major milestones – its first anniversary and its 100th birth.

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10 Nov 2017

Is your “smoker’s” cough a sign of chronic disease?

Smokers in Waltham Forest are being urged to seek help to give up for good, as figures show that respiratory disease is the third-highest cause of death in the borough.

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