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06.12.2021

Publication of Autism Strategy for Waltham Forest

Earlier this year Waltham Forest’s councillors backed an All-Age Autism Strategy for 2021 – 2026, to make our local authority autism-friendly.  The strategy has now been published and is available to read on the Council…

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06.12.2021

Leyton Orient Walking Football

If you enjoy playing football but prefer to play at a more gentle pace, then why not try out Leyton Orient Walking Football? There is no running or contact involved and no experience is needed,…

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02.12.2021

Funding Opportunity – Make it Happen Grants

Make it Happen is a flagship grant programme for arts and culture projects in Waltham Forest. The grants are designed to celebrate the dynamism and diversity of the local area and to give residents a…

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02.12.2021

Approval of Whipps Cross Hospital Planning Application

The Whipps Cross Redevelopment Team is delighted to announce that planning applications for a brand-new hospital at Whipps Cross, and redevelopment of the wider site, have been approved by the Waltham Forest Council planning committee….

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26.11.2021

New advocacy service in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council has commissioned VoiceAbility to provide a range of advocacy support to people in Waltham Forest from 1 December 2021. After this date, if you want to receive advocacy support relating to health …

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24.11.2021

Have you got questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? – webinar Thursday 25 November at 5.30pm

24.11.2021

Healthwatch Zoom at 2pm session – Wednesday 24th November

The zoom at 2 pm sessions are open to all residents living and or working in Waltham Forest. Zoom at 2 pm is an opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences of health and…

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19.11.2021

Healthwatch Waltham Forest wins prestigious national award

Local health champion wins ‘Working with your integrated care system’ category in major national awards scheme Award recognises Healthwatch Waltham Forest for collaborating to provide fast, regular and comprehensive insight about people’s experiences of care…

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19.11.2021

Care Quality Commission: help to improve accessibility

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) understands how important it is to improve the accessibility of its work so that everyone can take part. It is looking to set up a panel to focus on this…

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19.11.2021

Volunteering Opportunities with Carers First

Are you a good listener and interested in volunteering? The charity Carers First is recruiting volunteers to support its Check In & Chat Service. All you need is a couple of hours to spare each…

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