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14.09.2020

Safeguarding Training

  FREE TRAINING There are still spaces on these upcoming training sessions MANAGING ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THOSE WORKING / VOLUNTEERING This training is crucial to anyone working with children and families in any agency. It will…

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14.09.2020

Right to Healthcare Card

As a result of unprecedented measures being put in place to deal with Covid-19 research has found that many people experiencing homelessness have found it difficult to register with a GP and access primary care services. …

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14.09.2020

What is Fibromyalgia and how can we support each other?

LBWF Social Prescribing service in partnership with Waltham Forest Women’s Network are hosting an online session via Microsoft Teams  on Thursday 17 September 2020 from 12 noon -1.30pm (WFWN). Over the past few months, there…

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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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