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29 Apr 2016

Know where to go for health services over the bank holidays in May

Local GPs are asking people to familiarise themselves, with the health services available during the bank holidays on 2 and 30 May, so you know where to go if you have an injury or suddenly become unwell.

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29 Apr 2016

'Find out and feedback' sessions to discuss Waltham Forest health services

Waltham Forest residents are being encouraged to attend drop-in events to give feedback on new plans to improve local health services.

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24 Apr 2016

Where to go during the junior doctors strike

Junior doctors will be on strike from 8am to 5pm on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April.

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20 Apr 2016

‘Gold Standard’ student’s university offer success

A Waltham Forest student says his involvement in a local NHS project has helped him get into university.

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08 Apr 2016

Screening kit stopped bowel cancer

Waltham Forest resident Bob Wells said using a bowel cancer screening kit saved him from developing cancer.

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24 Mar 2016

Find out the facts about TB by visiting Walthamstow market today - World TB Day (24 March)

Public Health specialists will be setting out their stall to raise awareness of the disease.

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22 Mar 2016

Know where to go this Easter for health services

Easter is great for enjoying ourselves but if you suffer an injury or become unwell over the bank holiday, do you know where to go to get help?

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15 Mar 2016

Be Clear on Cancer - Blood in pee

GPs in Waltham Forest are urging local people to make an appointment to see their doctor if they notice blood in their pee, even if they only see it once, as this could be a sign of bladder or kidney cancer.

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14 Mar 2016

Share your views on urgent care services

Tell us what you think about Whipps Cross Urgent Care Centre, GP out-of-hours services and NHS 111 in Waltham Forest at a focus group on Monday 21 March 2016.

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08 Mar 2016

Waltham Forest Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy published

The strategy will guide everything that the Health and Wellbeing Board does, and will help it make sure that everyone who lives in Waltham Forest is happy, healthy and thriving.

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