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02.06.2020

Waltham Forest Council Consultation on SEND Resource Ladder

Waltham Forest Council are asking for your views on proposed changes to the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) resource ladder.  Please click here to see the consultation information, including how to participate, on the…

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01.06.2020

It’s Volunteers’ Week!

  It’s volunteers’ week! The 1st of June to 7th of June is volunteers’ week where we celebrate all the fantastic work our volunteers do for us. Our work as the consumer champion for health…

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20.05.2020

What is the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app?

The NHS has started testing a coronavirus (COVID-19) contact-tracing app. Find out what we know so far and the issues the public might raise with Healthwatch Waltham Forest. The NHS has started testing a contact-tracing…

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29.04.2020

Have your say on coronavirus/COVID-19 with this survey

NHS and social care staff are doing everything they can to keep us well during this crisis, but there might be things that can be improved. You can help services understand the issues that are…

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09.04.2020

Zoom Video Conference service

Healthwatch Waltham Forest will be running weekly sessions via our Zoom video conference service. We will be providing information, advice and support to residents worried about the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  They will be taking…

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30.03.2020

Message from Mayor of London

    Londoners,  Now more than ever it’s essential that we stay home, save lives and protect our NHS. I’m working from home and following the Government’s instructions to only leave the house when absolutely necessary….

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30.03.2020

NHS 111 Call Centre Jobs

There are 50 call centre jobs needed to be filled for NHS 111 service. These are for the Covid-19 response team. Roles are based in Barking and East Croydon NHS 111 call centres managed by…

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25.03.2020

Your NHS calls for a volunteer army – here’s how you can help…

The nation is looking for 250,000 volunteers to help protect and support the most vulnerable from having to leave their home. Here’s how your local Healthwatch can support the volunteer efforts against COVID-19. Click here…

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24.03.2020

The Community Help Network has launched! Do you need help or want to help?

Waltham Forest Council has launched the Waltham Forest Community Help Network, our way of both supporting our most vulnerable residents directly, as well as providing a way for residents to help each other. Community Help…

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16.03.2020

Information on Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Click here to view the latest Government advice. How long to stay at home if…

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