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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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03 Oct 2014

One year in Waltham Forest

Local people are invited to NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group’s Annual General Meeting to hear about achievements made by the CCG over the past year and to share their thoughts on health services across the borough.

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02 Oct 2014

My NHS – a new health data website

The Department of Health has launched a new website to share key data used by the NHS and local councils to monitor health and care services

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16 Sep 2014

Living with Diabetes Day – free event in Waltham Forest

On Thursday 2 October, Diabetes UK, working in partnership with NHS Waltham Forest CCG, is running a Living with Diabetes Day in which is free to residents with Type 2 diabetes.

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