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10 Nov 2015

Use antibiotics only as directed by your GP

Antibiotics are essential for treating bacterial infections. However if they are not used properly they may not actually work to fight the bacterial infections that make us ill.

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06 Nov 2015

Improving end of life care in Waltham Forest

We would like to hear your feedback on how we can improve services for people at the end of their lives.

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06 Nov 2015

Start the day with a healthy breakfast and lower your chances of developing diabetes

One of the ways Waltham Forest residents can help prevent themselves developing type 2 diabetes is swapping their breakfast to a healthy, low sugar and fibre rich breakfast every morning.

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27 Oct 2015

Anthony and Elizabeth model new type of care

Anthony and Elizabeth are two local people who want to tell others about their experiences of how health and social care is being delivered in Waltham Forest.

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23 Oct 2015

Our website has been shortlisted for an award

We are very pleased to announce that this website has been shortlisted for ‘Best Website’ in the Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing Awards 2015

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22 Oct 2015

Give your feedback about musculoskeletal services in Waltham Forest

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is carrying out a review of musculoskeletal services to see if they can be improved. You can attend a drop-in event, give your feedback through an online survey or contact the CCG to request a postal survey.

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16 Oct 2015

Annual General Meeting gets the community talking about health care

More than 150 local people, including patients, GPs, healthcare workers and the voluntary sector, came together to discuss plans for health and care services at Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group’s Annual General Meeting on 10 September.

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14 Oct 2015

Caring students from Leyton Sixth Form College recognised with an award

Local students have been recognised for their work caring for some of the borough’s most vulnerable people and helping to shape health services in Waltham Forest.

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07 Oct 2015

Get your head around mental health day

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to remind residents that there is support available for people struggling with mental health problems, when they need it.

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06 Oct 2015

Be breast aware this month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, raising awareness of breast cancer, which is one of the most common cancers in the UK. Every year 55,000 people are diagnosed with the disease in the UK. Caught early it can be treated.

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