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16.06.2020

NHS Advice – Shielding patients leaflet updated

The patient leaflet produced for people who are shielding and at highest risk has been updated, in line with updated government guidance (1 June) by the NHS North East London Commissioning Alliance. https://www.eastlondonhcp.nhs.uk/elhcp-news/coronavirus-important-advice-and-help-for-those-who-are-shielding-at-home/111521  

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16.06.2020

Domestic abuse support services in Waltham Forest

Please click here for domestic abuse support services in Waltham Forest poster. 

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16.06.2020

Key COVOD-19 information for migrants in different languages

Doctors of the World have produced motion graphic video with key COVID-19 information for migrants in the UK. The languages are Bengali, Bulgarian, English, Kurdish Sorani, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish and Vietnamese. …

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16.06.2020

Cervical Screening Awareness Week – The Eve Appeal launches live series Probably Nothing

    For this Cervical Screening Awareness Week, The Eve Appeal has updated its Cancer and Coronavirus Information Hub to reflect the beginning of some cervical screening programmes across England resuming. You can access our…

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08.06.2020

We stand in solidarity. Black Lives Matter

  We stand in solidarity with our staff, volunteers and the communities we support from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. Following the events in the US and news here about the disproportionate impact…

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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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