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20 Aug 2014

Healthwatch – anniversary event

Healthwatch Waltham Forest is holding an event on Tuesday 16 September to reflect on the good work it has done over the past year.

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12 Aug 2014

National consultation on mental health

The Department of Health has launched a new consultation on proposed changes to legislation governing the treatment of people with mental health problems.

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05 Aug 2014

Successful AAA screening programme in Waltham Forest

Each year the NHS AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) Screening Programme invites men for screening during that year that they turn 65.

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29 Jul 2014

Go ahead announced to revolutionise cancer and heart disease care for millions

Pioneering approach, designed to save over 1,000 lives a year, will link local hospitals and GPs with specialist ‘centres of excellence’, including the largest heart surgery centre in the country

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29 Jul 2014

Need to know your loved ones are okay?

Getting speedy medical advice and assurance from a GP when a loved one is ill is what Waltham Forest residents want.

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29 Jul 2014

Changes to specialist cancer and cardiovascular services

Following extensive engagement with patients, the public and other health stakeholders, recommendations for changes to specialist cancer and cardiovascular services for north and east London and west Essex were approved on Friday 25 July.

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21 Jul 2014

World Hepatitis Day

In support of World Hepatitis Day on 28 July, the charity Maslaha has launched a campaign to raise awareness of Hepatitis B and C and encourage action within the Pakistani community. Maslaha tackles issues affecting Muslim communities.

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14 Jul 2014

Transforming Services, Changing Lives

East London healthcare leaders are calling on people in Waltham Forest to give their views and ideas on how local healthcare services could be developed and improved.

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14 Jul 2014

Care Act 2014 – consultation launched

The Department of Health is asking people for their views on draft regulations and guidance which set out how the Care Act 2014 will work.

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11 Jul 2014

Launch of the Lester Tool

NHS England has launched the Lester Tool to help health workers assess the physical health needs of people with severe mental illness.

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