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30.10.2019

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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22.08.2019

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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04.06.2019

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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04.06.2019

Volunteers’ Week 2019

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate…

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28.02.2019

Mental Health Advocacy Project Coordinator Vacancy (Roma Support Group)

The Roma Support Group is looking to appoint a Mental Health Advocacy Project Coordinator. 21 hours per week; £27,846 pro rata per annum (actual £16,708 per annum) Duration of the project: 22 months We are seeking…

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13.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities – Paediatric Medicine and Perinatal Mental Health

NHS England Specialised Commissioning is recruiting members to its Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). CRGs bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their specific knowledge and expertise to advise…

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13.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities – Children and Adolescent Mental Health

NHS England is seeking as a patient public representative for the Specialised Commissioning Clinical Reference Group (CRG): Children and Adolescent Mental Health: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/group-c/c03/ CRGs bring together clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers for their…

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07.06.2017

NHS England Clinical Reference Group Patient Public Voice Opportunities

NHS England Specialised Commissioning is recruiting Patient Public Voice members to its Medicines Optimisation Clinical Reference Group which looks at all medicines/conditions. The group supports all the clinical reference groups (CRGs). For further information: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/medicines-optimisation/…

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13.01.2017

Healthwatch Waltham Forest response to Whipps Cross University Hospital CQC Report

On 16th December the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published the report on the quality of care at Whipps Cross. Whipps Cross was rated as Inadequate overall after inspection by the CQC in July and August…

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24.08.2016

Access for All

On 24th May 2016, Healthwatch Waltham Forest attended a conference with other local Healthwatchs across North, East and Central London to share the findings from a project aimed at raising awareness of the barriers faced…

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