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25 Aug 2015

Get the best possible treatment by choosing to share part of your GP medical record

Waltham Forest CCG is upgrading IT systems so local health and social care professionals can share patient information if they need to, and if patients give their consent. This includes GPs, and hospital, community and social care staff.

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20 Aug 2015

Low uptake of shingles vaccination among London’s over 70s

GPs from NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people who are 70, 78 and 79 years of age to take up the offer of a free shingles vaccine.

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18 Aug 2015

Local NHS calls annual general meeting

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting members of the public and stakeholders to attend its annual general meeting on Thursday 10 September from 5.15pm at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, E17 6HE.

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18 Aug 2015

Attend the Barts Health Annual Public Meeting

The Barts Health Annual Public Meeting (APM) will be held on the evening of Wednesday 16 September 2015, 6pm at Stratford Old Town Hall, 29 Broadway, London, E15 4BQ.

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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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