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11 Aug 2015

Bowel cancer screening - it’s the test all over 60s should do

Dr Abdul Sheikh, Waltham Forest GP, talks about the importance of bowel cancer screening for the over 60s.

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24 Jul 2015

Take action against cancer this Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month

GPs in Waltham Forest are urging people to support Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month throughout July, by being more cancer aware and taking up their screening invitations.

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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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13 Jul 2015

Waltham Forest in top ten for improved cancer survival rates

People’s chance of surviving from cancer in Waltham Forest is significantly improving, according to new data from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer

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03 Jul 2015

Stay safe in the heat

The Met Office forecast a heatwave earlier this week and have today declared a Level 3 heatwave alert.

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02 Jul 2015

Be Clear on Cancer - Breast Cancer in women over 70

Local GPs are urging women in Waltham Forest aged 70 and over to be more aware of breast cancer and to talk to their GP if they notice anything unusual.

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25 Jun 2015

Extended GP opening hours in Waltham Forest

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has unveiled plans to extend the hours of GP services in Waltham Forest.

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24 Jun 2015

New health guide for parents with young children

Waltham Forest CCG has developed a downloadable guide, website and app to help parents looks after the health of their children.

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10 Jun 2015

Smear tests are saving lives- Cervical Screening Awareness Week 15-21 June 2015

To mark national Cervical Screening Awareness Week, 15-21 June 2015, clinicians from your local NHS are urging more women to attend their regular smear test.

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05 Jun 2015

Celebrating carers in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council, NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Waltham Forest Carers Association are asking the community to recognise the hard work and dedication provided by carers during Carers Week

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