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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

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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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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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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