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Parents urged to continue vital childhood vaccinations

The NHS in London is urging parents in London to take young children for immunisation appointments to prevent outbreaks of serious diseases and reduce pressure on the health service. Data from GP practices across the capital points to a 25% drop in the numbers of children having received vital immunisations compared to this time last […]

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Pharmacies offer convenient check-ups across the Capital

A new NHS scheme has seen almost 40,000 Londoners get a quick, safe, face-to-face appointment with a local pharmacist, helping them to get care safely and faster during the coronavirus pandemic. The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) has helped 37,200 people across the Capital since being set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, […]

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Tools and resources to help Londoners’ mental health and wellbeing

It is normal and okay to feel upset, anxious or confused at times. It is understandable that you might be feeling anxious and worried about coronavirus and that it could be affecting your mental health. You might be struggling with boredom or loneliness or you might be stressed about your job and finances. For those […]

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NHS London statement on racism

A statement from Sir David Sloman, Regional Director of NHS London: We are the NHS in London. Our people are as diverse as this great city and we stand together in solidarity today and always. We do not, and must never, accept racism in any part of London’s NHS. We must – and will – […]

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Personalised Helpline For Filipino NHS Staff Launched

A new, dedicated NHS bereavement and trauma telephone support line for Filipino staff impacted by the coronavirus pandemic launched today, run by qualified and trained Tagalog speakers. The new care line follows wide engagement on support needs with Filipino colleagues across the NHS. The confidential, free to access line is available seven days a week […]

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Londoners Told ‘Act FAST’ As NHS Uses AI To Speed Up Stroke Care

The NHS in London is today urging anyone who thinks they or a loved one have symptoms of the killer condition not be put off seeking help because of coronavirus but to ‘act FAST’. NHS staff have worked hard to ensure anyone who needs stroke care can safely get it despite the biggest public health […]

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Information on NHS services in London over the May Bank Holidays

This Bank Holiday weekend, Londoners should follow Government guidance on staying safe. If you do need medical help, the NHS will help you get the care you need. If you or someone you live with has coronavirus symptoms (high temperature and/or a new continuous cough) Stay at home and visit uk/coronavirus for health advice and guidance on […]

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