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04.11.2015

Health & Wellbeing Case Studies Wanted

Residents are invited to write, audio record or film a case study and send it in to Healthwatch Waltham Forest. All people that submit a case study will be entered into a prize draw; 1st…

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12.10.2015

An Alternative Guide to Mental Health Care In England

The King’s Fund recently launched ‘An alternative guide to mental health care in England’. This short animated video below is designed to help people understand mental health services in England and how they integrate with…

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06.10.2015

Job Vacancy at Waltham Forest Carers Association

Waltham Forest Carers Association (WFCA) are recruiting for an Information and Communications Officer, to implement and develop WFCA’s print, online and face-to-face communications strategy. The closing date for applications is 9am, Thursday 15 October 2015…

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04.10.2015

What you need to know about seasonal influenza (flu)

What is flu? Flu is caused by a virus and occurs every year, usually in the winter months, which is why it is sometimes called seasonal flu. It is highly infectious with symptoms that come…

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25.09.2015

Dementia Friendly Signage & Environment Guidance

Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia friendly signage (DFS) has been developed as part of the Society’s commitment to promoting dementia friendly environments and communities. Initially developed by the Legacy & Recognition Giving Team to be used at…

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25.09.2015

Healthwatch Waltham Forest Small Grant – Apply now!

Would you like to get to know your service users better? Do you need to review what health and social care priority areas and services are important to your community? Do you need to reinvigorate…

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16.09.2015

Interested in getting involved in health and social care?

Healthwatch Waltham Forest and Patient and Public Involvement Solutions are holding a series of interactive training workshops for patient/service user representatives. The purpose of the training is to support the learning and development of NEW patient representatives, and those…

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07.09.2015

Waltham Forest GPs urge people over 70s to get free shingles vaccine

GPs from NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people who are 70, 78 and 79 years of age to take up the offer of a free shingles vaccine. New data released by…

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24.08.2015

Waltham Forest Vision, Bi-monthly Newsletter, July 2015

Waltham Forest Vision is a user led peer support group for Visually Impaired people living and working in Waltham Forest. They have a range of different social activities such bi monthly meetings, monthly culture club,…

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