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17.12.2020

New Patient Experience Report

We have published our Quarter 2 (July to September 2020) Patient Experience Report covering GPs, Whipps Cross Hospital, dentists, pharmacies, opticians and social care. The report can be accessed here.

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17.12.2020

How has Coronavirus affected you? – a Healthwatch Waltham Forest report.

We have published a report called How has Coronavirus affected you?.  It can be accessed from the Research Reports section of our website here. We sought to capture the patient voice on health and care…

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15.12.2020

New COVID restrictions for Waltham Forest – Tier 3: Very High Alert

From Wednesday, 16 December, the Government have announced that Waltham Forest (and the whole of London plus parts of Essex and Hertfordshire) will be in Tier 3: Very High Alert as urgent action is needed…

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15.12.2020

Cancer diagnosis – Early Diagnosis Centre at Mile End Hospital

Work is progressing well with the new, innovative Early Diagnosis Centre at Mile End Hospital, which is a collaboration between Barts Health, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals and Homerton University Hospital and a resource…

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14.12.2020

COVID-19 update from NHS North East London Commissioning Alliance

Covid-19 cases in north east London continue to rise and our hospitals are feeling the pressure as Covid-19-related patient admissions increase.  Covid-19 is a devastating disease. Please, for your family, friends, for yourself and for…

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28.11.2020

New lockdown rules for Waltham Forest from December 2

The Government have announced that from Wednesday, December 2, Waltham Forest (and the whole of London) will be in Tier 2: High Alert.  For more information, on restrictions in tiers 1 and 3, which areas…

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02.11.2020

New lockdown

Due to the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Government announced that, from Thursday 5 November 2020 to Wednesday 2 December 2020, there will be the following new national restrictions: Requiring people to stay…

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21.10.2020

Getting a flu vaccination is vital

Your GP advice is that flu is not the same as getting a cold. It can seriously affect your health and the potential complications are greater for people in ‘at-risk’ groups. Healthy people usually recover…

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15.10.2020

New COVID Alert Level for Waltham Forest

The Government have announced that from Saturday October 17, Waltham Forest (and the rest of London as well as Essex and some other areas in England) will face tougher COVID measures as these areas have…

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12.10.2020

Draft Local Plan Consultation

The London Borough of Waltham Forest are hosting a face-to-face event in North Chingford where residents can share their views on  the sites which may be regenerated as part of the Local Plan. There’s a…

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