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Statement responding to LMC evidence to Health Select Committee

Commenting on reports about evidence from Londonwide LMCs to the Health Select Committee as part of their enquiry into GP pressures, a spokesperson for NHS England (London) said: “General practice is the foundation of the NHS and we understand the pressure on GPs. We are working hard with our partners, including the RCGP, on a […]

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London pharmacists supporting children and young people with asthma to breathe easy

Throughout summer, pharmacists across London have been helping children and young people to manage their asthma more effectively as part of a NHS England (London) public health campaign. Since the campaign began in late July, over 1,880 children and young people, their carers or parents have spoken with over 450 pharmacists about effective asthma management. […]

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New providers chosen to deliver diabetic eye screening for Londoners

Five organisations have today been announced as the new providers of diabetic eye screening across London from 1 November 2015. Eye screening is a key part of diabetes care to check for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to sight loss if it’s not detected early and treated. Everyone aged 12 and over with […]

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Film launched to improve maternity care in London

An innovative approach to help improve maternity care has been launched in London. Evidence shows that in the capital, maternity outcomes are worse than in some other parts of the country and many women report poor experience of care particularly around communication and consistency of caring attitudes. To tackle this, London’s Maternity Strategic Clinical Network […]

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London to become world’s healthiest major global city by 2020

London’s 32 GP-led Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England (London) have today set out their plans to make London the world’s healthiest global city in a joint report, Transforming London’s Health and Care Together. This includes the launch of 13 transformation programmes that will help achieve the vision set out in the NHS Five Year […]

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Better Health for London: Next Steps

The Mayor of London, NHS England (London), Public Health England, London Councils and the 32 GP-led clinical commissioning groups have come together to outline how, individually and collaboratively, they will work towards London becoming the world’s healthiest major city. The new partnership has been established in response to the challenges set out in the London […]

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