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28 Jan 2015

Help shape your local NHS

In the lead up to NHS Change Day on March 11, NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is offering local people the chance to help design their NHS services.

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19 Dec 2014

Stay safe this festive season

Every year the London Ambulance Service is called to help more and more people who have become unwell through drinking too much, especially in December.

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11 Dec 2014

Whipps Cross launches new healthcare at home service

A new service that will allow patients to receive healthcare in the comfort of their own homes has been launched at Whipps Cross Hospital.

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09 Dec 2014

'Say Something if you See Something’ campaign

There has recently been wide media coverage of enquiries into historical allegations of child sexual exploitation.

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02 Dec 2014

Know where to go this festive season

This festive season, local doctors are reminding people in Waltham Forest that they can dial 111 to find out where to go if they are hurt or unwell.

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01 Dec 2014

Waltham Forest older people improve care at Whipps Cross Hospital

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Barts Health NHS Trust has joined forces with the national charity the Patients Association, to find out how we can improve the experience of older people at Whipps Cross Hospital.

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27 Oct 2014

Looked After Children’s Health Passport

A Looked After Children’s (LAC) Health Passport has been designed by the CCG in collaboration with the Children in Care Council LAC health team; London Borough of Waltham Forest Targeted Youth service; and the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) Community Sexual Health and 722 Substance misuse services.

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13 Oct 2014

Strike action this week

On 13th October the representative bodies for NHS staff have called for a four hour strike followed by Action Short of a Strike starting on Tuesday 14th.

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13 Oct 2014

Ebola story

The Department of Health has issued a reminder to GPs and other clinicians of the need to remain vigilant for cases of Ebola imported to the UK, although the likelihood of this occurring is very low.

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08 Oct 2014

If you’re eligible for the flu vaccine, don’t put it off, get it now

GPs and pharmacies are providing free vaccinations to people with long-term health conditions and those who are pregnant, as they are at greater risk of developing complications as a result of flu.

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