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14 Nov 2016

Midwives available from bump to baby

Waltham Forest has been chosen by the NHS as one of a limited number of places to develop services that give women more choice in their maternity care.

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14 Nov 2016

Making the most of your antibiotics

GPs in Waltham Forest are reminding people to only use antibiotics that have been prescribed for them, and that antibiotics will not work for most coughs, colds, and sore throats.

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07 Nov 2016

Protect yourself with a free flu vaccine

More than an estimated third of Waltham Forest residents are eligible for a free flu vaccine available from GPs and pharmacies.

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28 Oct 2016

Help us shape the NHS 111 service

We are asking local people to share their views about the new ideas for the NHS 111 service by completing a survey

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19 Oct 2016

Two weeks to give views on why women do not have cervical screening test

Two weeks remain for people to give their views on why many women in Waltham Forest are not attending cervical screening appointments.

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19 Oct 2016

Temporary relocation of Claremont Medical Centre, Walthamstow and on-site blood testing (phlebotomy) service

Owing to a fire at the weekend, Claremont Medical Centre in Walthamstow has temporarily relocated GP services to the Firs Practice at 26 Stephenson Rd, London E17 7JT.

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14 Oct 2016

Help to spot the signs and symptoms of breast cancer

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the triple assessment breast clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital is holding an open day to give patients and the public the chance to see the clinic and learn more about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer.

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06 Oct 2016

Talking about our mental health

The 10th of October is World Mental Health day. Mental health is something that can affect us all – how we think and feel about others and ourselves, how we cope with difficult situations and how we manage our lives. It is estimated that one in four people will experience some kind of mental health difficulty during their lifetime, but it is important to know that there is support available.

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05 Oct 2016

MP’s visit to innovative GP practice

Parliamentary Under Secretary Of State for Community Health and Care David Mowat MP recently visited Allum Medical Centre in Waltham Forest to hear about innovative changes to the way practice staff are working across east London.

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22 Sep 2016

Give your views on why women are not taking up cervical screening in the fight against cancer

The CCG also would like to hear from women who would be willing to take part in a closed discussion with clinical leads for cancer services to find out what can be done to encourage more local women to go for the test

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