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24 Oct 2019

Help the NHS in Waltham Forest help you this winter by getting your flu vaccine

Flu is a highly contagious viral infection that anyone can catch, and it can be very serious for some. It is most common over the winter period.

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21 Aug 2019

Know where to go for healthcare in Waltham Forest this August Bank Holiday

GPs in Waltham Forest are urging people to use local healthcare services wisely over the bank holiday weekend – and reminding them they can access treatment and advice from their local pharmacy and NHS 111.

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31 May 2019

Event seeks to support people living with lung disease in Waltham Forest

People in Waltham Forest with a life-changing lung disease are being invited to an event that aims to help them manage the condition.

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02 May 2019

People in Waltham Forest urged to consider their health during Ramadan

People in Waltham Forest are being urged to plan ahead for Ramadan, to ensure they stay healthy and fast safely.

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10 Dec 2018

GP appointments available on Christmas Day

People who need to see a GP or practice nurse in Waltham Forest can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends, including Sundays, and bank holidays this winter.

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13 Jul 2018

FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose monitoring system

FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose monitoring system has now been agreed in Waltham Forest and we are currently working on an implementation plan for prescribing the sensors.

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15 Mar 2017

Waltham Forest nurses lead the way with diabetes care

Practice nurses and healthcare assistants in Waltham Forest are now implementing nine core care processes to promote best practice in diabetes 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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13 May 2016

The future of local NHS services – more time to have your say and get involved

Local people are being given more time to give their views on a proposed £100m investment across three boroughs in north-east London.

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