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11 May 2018

Information about the NHS funding of Freestyle libre

The FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose Monitoring system is not recommended for prescribing in primary care until an implementation plan for prescribing the sensors has been developed and agreed across the local healthcare system.

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03 May 2018

Information about the offer of a breast screen for women aged 70-79, May 2018

Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen.

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03 May 2018

People in Waltham Forest urged to plan ahead for Ramadan

A Waltham Forest GP is urging people to plan ahead for Ramadan ­to stay healthy and fast safely.

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19 Apr 2018

Think Measles, it’s not just a kid’s problem

In World Immunisation Week (23-29 April), local GPs are urging young adults and those who work with children and young people in the borough to get their MMR vaccinations to help prevent measles.

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23 Mar 2018

Spring 2018 Patient and Public Participation Newsletter

Read the latest Patient and Public Participation Newsletter

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22 Mar 2018

Jeremy Hunt cites Waltham Forest’s Integrated Care as good example

Health and Social Care Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt has cited Waltham Forest’s approach to integrated care as an example of good practice.

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16 Mar 2018

Make sure you know where to go for NHS help in Waltham Forest this Easter

People in Waltham Forest are being encouraged to ‘know where to go’ for healthcare in case they are taken ill or injured over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

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16 Mar 2018

Keep warm and well

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 cold weather warning from 9pm on Friday 16 March to 9am on Tuesday 20 March across London.

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14 Mar 2018

Public involved in redeveloping Whipps Cross Hospital

More than a hundred people gathered at Chingford Assembly Hall to share their views on public involvement in the proposed redevelopment of Whipps Cross Hospital.

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06 Mar 2018

Funding boost for 'health hub'

Proposals to create a health ‘hub’ in Walthamstow have received a funding boost. The purpose-built facility has been earmarked for the St James Medical Centre site to provide a range of health services to local people and help meet additional demand from the expected population growth in the area.

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