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14 Feb 2017

Waltham Forest NHS staff take part in charity run

Staff from NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group took part in a running event at the Olympic Park in Stratford on Sunday 12 February to raise funds for Haven House Children’s Hospice and Age UK.

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13 Feb 2017

Evening GP appointments now available in Waltham Forest

People living in Waltham Forest are now able to make an appointment to see a GP in the evenings on weekdays, as well at weekends.

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27 Jan 2017

Annual nursing conference showcases safe, high quality and compassionate care in nursing and care homes in Waltham Forest

Safe, high quality and compassionate care in nursing and care homes was the theme of this year’s nursing conference

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24 Jan 2017

Women in Waltham Forest urged to take cervical screening test

Local women between the ages of 25 and 64 are being encouraged to make an appointment for a cervical smear test in a bid to reduce the risk of cervical cancer.

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23 Jan 2017

Parents and children and young people with special educational needs

Parents of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities in Waltham Forest are being asked for their views as part of an inspection by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission

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11 Jan 2017

Successful project gets over-65s home from hospital as soon as possible

More than 60 people have been able to return home earlier than planned from hospital in the last three months, thanks to an innovative scheme which aims to prevent those aged over 65 staying in hospital longer than necessary.

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21 Dec 2016

Urgent care over Christmas and New Year

For non-life threatening emergencies, the NHS 111 service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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21 Dec 2016

Do you want to have more say about where, and how you have your baby?

Maternity Mates & Social Action for Health are hosting an event to provide better information on where, and how, you have you babies.

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19 Dec 2016

Pharmacies open this Christmas and New Year

Many common illnesses like coughs or colds can be best and most easily treated by visiting your local pharmacy this festive season.

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19 Dec 2016

Booking GP appointments over Christmas and New Year

If you feel you need to see a GP over the holiday period, Waltham Forest residents can book GP appointments at one of three Enhanced GP Service hubs.

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