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The NHS in London celebrates Car Free Day

Sunday 22 September 2019 is Car Free Day in London and the NHS is encouraging staff, and patients, who are able to, to join in the celebrations happening all over traffic-free streets in the city. Air pollution is one of the biggest health emergencies of our generation and 3 out of 4 Londoners are worried […]

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NHS ramps up support for survivors of FGM

Hundreds of survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) in London will be able to access expert care, support and treatment earlier thanks to a new network of NHS ‘one stop shop’ clinics being launched today. More than 1,300 women over 18 across the country are expected to benefit from the highly specialised FGM support being […]

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Reach out and talk – World Suicide Prevention Day

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September), the NHS in London is encouraging everyone to talk more and share how they feel. Although talking isn’t always easy, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way in Channel 5 TV tonight at 9pm in ‘Suicidal: In Our Own Words’. The powerful […]

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High street heart checks on the NHS in London

Pharmacists in London are set to offer rapid detection and help for killer conditions like heart disease as part of a major revamp of the country’s high street pharmacy services. The high street heart checks are part of an ambitious target the NHS in England has set itself as part of its Long Term Plan […]

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Need health advice this bank holiday? The NHS in London is here to help.

On the August bank holiday weekend (24 – 26 August 2019), Londoners will have access to a range of healthcare services, although some GP surgeries and pharmacies may have slightly different opening hours. Those with urgent medical issues can dial 111 to speak to a fully trained advisor, 24 hours a day. Advisors can connect […]

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London’s NHS lands almost £30m to improve health facilities for patients

Patients in two areas of London are set to benefit from significant improvements to their local NHS services, thanks to a Government capital cash boost. The announcement, made by the Prime Minister today, pledged almost £30m in additional funding for London – funding much needed for additional intensive care beds and a brand new health […]

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London GP procurements – patient engagement reports

The contracts to provide GP services at a number of practices in London are due to end between January and April 2020, so new contracts need to be put in place. As part of the process which will lead to the new contracts, patients of those practices were asked for their views via a patient […]

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Health secretary honours London’s NHS staff in prestigious Parliamentary Awards

The NHS and MPs have joined forces to celebrate some of the biggest achievements in health and social care from across the country, honouring individuals and teams in the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards supported by FUJIFILM. We are proud to have two London based projects scooping awards at the ceremony which took place at the […]

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South East London leads the way in bringing health and care services together

South East London is leading the way in bringing together health and care services, breaking down the traditional barriers between organisations which provide different types of care to patients. The aim is to help the area’s 1.9 million residents to receive seamless care between the NHS and social care services they receive, enabling them to […]

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