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16 Nov 2017

Double celebration for Better Births Pioneer in Waltham Forest

A pioneering midwifery service that supports women in Waltham Forest has marked two major milestones – its first anniversary and its 100th birth.

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10 Nov 2017

Is your “smoker’s” cough a sign of chronic disease?

Smokers in Waltham Forest are being urged to seek help to give up for good, as figures show that respiratory disease is the third-highest cause of death in the borough.

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08 Nov 2017

Take control of your own health this winter

Looking after your own health at home, or visiting your local pharmacy, could save you time and an unnecessary visit to your GP this winter.

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07 Nov 2017

Help prevent antibiotic resistance

Do you know how as a resident of Waltham Forest you can join in on a global level to slow the development of antibiotic resistance?

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06 Nov 2017

Accountable Officer appointed by seven NHS clinical commissioning groups in north east London

The seven clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in north east London have today announced the appointment of Jane Milligan as the single Accountable Officer.

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25 Oct 2017

Blood testing (Phlebotomy) services in Waltham Forest are changing

Blood testing services in Waltham Forest are changing over the next few weeks.

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18 Oct 2017

Protect yourself against winter flu with a free vaccine

People in Waltham Forest who are most vulnerable to flu are being urged to protect themselves and their family this winter by having the flu vaccination.

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17 Oct 2017

NHS community grants offered for public participation projects

Community grants of up to £2,000 are up for grabs this month by voluntary organisations in Waltham Forest as NHS England seeks to encourage best practice in patient and citizen participation in healthcare.

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13 Oct 2017

New provider of General Practice at Orient Community Practice

Orient Community Practice, a GP surgery in Leyton, is now under new management from 1 October 2017.

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25 Aug 2017

Local NHS wins funding boost to recruit more GPs

Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group has secured a share of over £1.2 million funding from NHS England to recruit GPs from overseas

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