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Commissioning Child Sexual Abuse Hubs in London

A Child Sexual Abuse Hub Toolkit has been created as a guide for commissioners and practitioners who want to establish a Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) hub in their local area. Following a two year programme funded by NHS England (London) and hosted by King’s College University Hospital NHS Trust, the toolkit was created to improve […]

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New services for patients in London as part of national NHS plan

The NHS in England has today (Friday 31 March) set out how it will meet the priorities of patients and the public across the region over the next two years by better integrating health and care services. Patients in London will see services increasingly delivered in a joined-up way, helping to deliver greater access to […]

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New parents in London to benefit from online redbook

From April, parents of the 136,000 babies born across London each year will be able to record and manage information about their child’s health and development online. The NHS in England has today announced a digital version of the Redbook will be rolled out across London, answering calls from parents who often lose information when […]

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Support for those affected by the Westminster Incident

Information about support services for victims, witnesses, family members and all those affected by the attack at Westminster can be found below: A Home Office web page that contains advice on where to seek urgent assistance and information, including the official helplines for this incident. A psychological care leaflet (Psychosocial Care after the London Attack) […]

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Statement on incident at Westminster

“We are aware of the incident taking place in the Westminster area and the London Ambulance Service is in attendance.  Our priority for now is to work closely with colleagues in nearby hospitals and other emergency services to respond to the situation.”

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Barnet and Enfield residents to benefit from pioneering diabetes prevention programme

More people at risk of Type 2 diabetes in Barnet and Enfield will now receive tailored support to avoid the potentially life-threatening condition. A North London partnership, part of an expanding NHS programme, has been successful in securing national funding to help thousands of people receive education and lifestyle coaching to reduce their risk of […]

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Ho-ho-holiday health tips for Londoners this festive season

As the capital gets ready for the festive holidays, here are a few health tips from NHS England (London) to help you stay well. Well before the presents are opened and the crackers are pulled, collect repeat prescriptions so no-one runs out of medication.  It’s also a good idea to ensure medicine cabinets are well-stocked […]

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Over one million GP appointments now booked online by Londoners

Increasing numbers of Londoners are going online to book their GP appointments – with over one million GP appointments now made via GP online services. GP online services allows people to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions, and access parts of their GP record online. It’s quick, easy and all information is secure. Many […]

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NHS England (London) appoints new regional medical director

NHS England (London) has announced the appointment of its new Regional Medical Director, Dr Vin Diwakar. Dr Diwakar is a respected paediatrician and highly experienced clinical leader who has shaped the care of children and young people with rare and complex conditions in different organisations in Birmingham, the West Midlands and nationally. He brings many years of […]

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