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16.08.2022

Help shape and improve NHS maternity services for all women and pregnant people

Parts of north east London have the highest birth rate in the UK. We want to ensure the best possible outcomes for parents and babies and understand their experiences. We are currently running two surveys,…

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16.08.2022

Over 75s Sunday afternoon tea party

A charity called Re-engage are wishing to start a Sunday afternoon tea party gathering for people aged over 75.  Free to join and guests would be taken to and from their homes by volunteer drivers….

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15.08.2022

World Humanitarian Day – 19 August

Since 2008, the United Nations have designated Friday 19 August as World Humanitarian Day.  See here for further information.

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08.08.2022

NHS help to try to get pregnant – say what you think by 22 August

Don’t miss your chance to have your say on proposed changes to NHS help to try to have a baby. The NHS  is aiming to ensure that wherever you live in north east London, you…

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08.08.2022

Talk for Health Taster session – 17th August, 4 to 6pm

Talk for Health are hosting another online taster session – learn to talk for a fit mind – on Wednesday 17th August, 4 to 6pm. Participants learn and have space for: Honest talking – being…

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08.08.2022

Deaf and hard of hearing people urged to give feedback on care to CQC

Local people are being encouraged to share their thoughts on the standards of care they receive at GPs, dentists, hospitals and care homes, with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CQC is particularly keen to hear…

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08.08.2022

Still time to help shape maternity services

Healthwatch Waltham Forest has joined with other local Healthwatch in North East London (Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets) to conduct a survey with the aim to ensure that local people are…

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08.08.2022

Schools’ gynae health education programme

The Eve Appeal have launched a free, interactive, health-education lesson plans for young people aged 7-13, covering the topics anatomy, menstrual health, HPV and cancer. The lessons were created with the help of experts in…

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08.08.2022

Barts Health researchers show nasal spray can prevent Covid-19

Newly published results from a clinical trial led by Barts Health and Queen Mary University of London researchers show that a nasal spray (pHOXWELL) can reduce infection with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19) by 62%….

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08.08.2022

People most at risk of Monkeypox invited for vaccination

Vaccination is currently being offered to people who are most at risk of being exposed to monkeypox to prevent or reduce the severity of infection. This includes some healthcare workers, some men who are gay,…

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