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10.09.2020

The #AskAboutAsthma campaign

Asthma is the most common long-term medical condition affecting children and young people (CYP) with one in 10 affected by the condition in London – that means that 240,000 children and young people have asthma….

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10.09.2020

Breast screening services in North East London are open and safe

Breast cancers picked up by breast screening are usually found at an early stage, when they are easier to treat, may need less treatment and are more likely to be cured. Evidence suggests that deaths from breast…

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10.09.2020

Visiting hospital and staying safe

Now many NHS services are reopening it is important that residents start coming for treatment in a safe way. Barts Health NHS Trust has created a range of videos aimed at encouraging our local communities…

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10.09.2020

Green light for next stage of new Whipps Cross hospital plans

  Barts NHS Hospital Trust has been given the green light to move forward with plans for building a new hospital at Whipps Cross, along with related works. Whipps Cross is one of six new…

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07.09.2020

The Big Virtual Conversation about Life and Death

Let’s create an opportunity to talk about Death in a safe and supportive space. Whipps Cross University Hospital are hosting an online event on 24th September 2020 from 1pm to 2pm. Why is death seen…

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03.09.2020

Waltham Forest nurse awarded Queen’s Nurse title

Ruth Amartey, lead clinical nurse in the Waltham Forest training hub, has been awarded the Queens Nurse title by community nursing charity, The Queen’s Nursing Institute. You can find further info here on the Waltham…

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28.08.2020

Women and Girls Network Free Sexual Violence Helpline

A free and confidential London sexual violence helpline run by women for women.   0808 801 0770 (Freephone) Opening hours: Mondays – Fridays  10am -12.30pm, 2.30pm -4pm  Late evenings on Wednesdays 6pm – 9pm email:  advice@wgn.org.uk…

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27.08.2020

Whipps Cross Focus Groups for Hospital Redesign – September

Barts Health NHS Trust are planning a new Whipps Cross Hospital and would like your input! Have you used our services over the past few years? How could a better hospital building have  improved your…

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27.08.2020

NHS Services on the August Bank Holiday

NHS England have published details of NHS Services in London over the August Bank holiday weekend including pharmacy opening times.  Leyton Green Pharmacy, 768 Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow, E17 9DN, (Tel: 020 8539 5984) has been…

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27.08.2020

Consultation on London Borough of Waltham Forest Fairer Contributions Policy (for Adult Social Care Non-Residential Care and Support)

The London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) are holding a four-week consultation from Wednesday 26th August 2020 until Wednesday 23rd September 2020 on proposed changes to the LBWF Forest Fairer Contributions Policy (for Adult Social…

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