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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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10 Jul 2014

Waltham Forest residents asked for feedback on the future of local NHS services

The feedback, which can be given online or by post, is part of a programme called Transforming Services Changing Lives (TSCL), a joint initiative by NHS organisations in east London to identify opportunities to improve patient care, experience and safety.

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07 Jul 2014

Pass it on to help save lives

Have you passed on your wishes to family and friends about organ donation? Local GPs and the NHS Organ Donor Register are asking people to speak to their loved ones ahead of National Transplant Week, 7-13 July 2014.

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03 Jul 2014

One Chance to Get it Right

The Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People, has published One Chance to Get it Right, the response to the recommendations set out in More Care, Less Pathway, the independent review of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

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01 Jul 2014

Health and wellbeing during Ramadan

Ramadan is traditionally a time for spiritual contemplation, self-discipline and generosity, however it can also bring about physical benefits by focussing on a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

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16 Jun 2014

Learning Disability Week 2014 (June 16 – 22)

Learning Disability Week is an annual awareness event run by Mencap that aims to address issues that are important to people with a learning disability, their families and carers.

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09 Jun 2014

NHS England’s Open House

On 17 June, NHS England is running a series of ‘Open House’ events across the country, including one in London.

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06 Jun 2014

Patient Activation

The King’s Fund has launched a new report about Patient Activation, which could help over 1.5 million people in England with long term conditions.

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29 May 2014

Know your pulse – it only takes one minute

GPs from NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are saying to local people: ‘know your pulse- it only takes one minute’ and lead a healthy lifestyle to prevent heart attacks and stroke. This advice comes in time to mark Heart Rhythm Week 2014 from 2 - 8 June 2014.

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29 May 2014

World No Tobacco Day

Saturday 31 May is World No Tobacco Day, one of eight official global public health campaigns set up by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness.

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