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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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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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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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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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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Whipps Cross Redevelopment Newsletter, January 2020

The latest news about Whipps Cross Hospital redevelopment. You can also find out more on the Future Whipps website. Downloads  Whipps Cross Redevelopment Newsletter, January 2020

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The Orient Practice to close on 31 January 2020

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) reports that the Orient Practice will close on 31st January 2020. Visit the CCG website for more information. If you have any views or experiences about the service change,…

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NICE Public Involvement Update, November 2019

The latest news and updates from NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).   NICE Public Involvement Update, November 2019

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Know where to go for NHS help in Waltham Forest this August bank holiday

GPs in Waltham Forest are urging people to use local healthcare services wisely over the August bank holiday weekend – and to remember that medical help is always close at hand. Although it is a…

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Carers Week 2019

Not being able to talk to friends about caring ‘leaves one in three unpaid carers socially isolated’. Seven national charities have come together to launch the theme for Carers Week 2019, the UK’s ‘drive to…

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