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03 Jul 2020

Happy 72nd Birthday to the NHS

The National Health Service will celebrate its 72nd birthday on Sunday 5 July.

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02 Jul 2020

Latest public coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and support

From 4 July the government guidelines on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak change

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19 Jun 2020

Summer heatwave advice

With a heatwave expected this week, it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk.

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15 Jun 2020

Cervical screening appointments essential to catch cancer early

GPs in Waltham Forest are supporting the national Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15-21 June) to provide reassurance that it is safe to attend cervical screening appointments, which can reduce the risk of cervical cancer.

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15 Jun 2020

Veteran footballers beating lockdown blues

Being a man can mean you are more likely to get seriously ill if you catch coronavirus, with the latest data showing men are twice as likely to die from it compared to women

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11 Jun 2020

Coronavirus. Important advice and help for those who are ‘shielding’ at home

If you have had a letter from the NHS advising you to stay at home and avoid all face-to face contact

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10 Jun 2020

Diabetes patients urged not to avoid the NHS

This Diabetes Week, GPs in Waltham Forest are urging people with diabetes not to avoid the NHS due to the coronavirus outbreak

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10 Jun 2020

Diabetes patients and NHS staff face extra Coronavirus challenge

The current pandemic has made it harder for both patients, and the NHS staff who care for them, to control and treat it

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08 Jun 2020

The NHS in Waltham Forest is here for carers

Unpaid carers make a huge contribution to families and communities across Waltham Forest

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04 Jun 2020

NHS Test and Trace: if you’ve been in contact with a person who has coronavirus

NHS information about what to do if you're told by the NHS Track and Trace service that you've been in contact with someone who has coronavirus.

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