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The NHS in London has reduced the number of people waiting over a year for routine treatment by nearly 40% over the last 12 months

Monthly performance data, published today, show despite ongoing pressures, hardworking teams across London’s NHS continue to recover routine care. While continuing to work through Covid-19 backlogs, the number of patients waiting 52 weeks has reduced by 38% since this time last year. From Super Saturdays, to high intensity theatre lists where surgeons focus on one […]

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London Doctor Urges Eligible Muslims To Have Spring Booster Jab This Ramadan

London NHS doctor Farzana Hussain is today stressing that having a life-saving covid vaccine during Ramadan does not break the daylight hours fast with the NHS spring booster campaign now underway. Farzana Hussain, a senior GP in East London and 2019 GP of the year, is among the many doctors across the capital urging Londoners […]

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Poetry competition launched for young Londoners

On world poetry day, NHS London have partnered up with Transport for London (TfL) to launch a poetry competition for young Londoners, aged 12-15, to reflect on how their lives have changed since vaccinations were rolled out in the capital over a year ago. The competition seeks to give young Londoners the opportunity to talk […]

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Almost two thirds of Londoners would now consider a career in the NHS

To celebrate the start of National Careers Week (7 March – 12 March), brand new survey results released by the NHS reveal that 66% of Londoners would consider a career in the NHS. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the outstanding efforts of the NHS have come down to the commitment and dedication of its workforce and […]

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NHS London joins campaign to combat the fear of cancer

The NHS in London is taking part in a cancer awareness campaign that is the first to focus on tackling the fear of cancer, rather than specific symptoms. New research shows that nearly six in 10 people (56%) nationally, say a cancer diagnosis is their biggest health fear, above other illnesses including heart disease and […]

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NHS Launches Lifesaving Campaign To Tackle Heart Attack Myths in London

The NHS is launching a lifesaving campaign to encourage Londoners to dial 999 when they are having early signs of a heart attack – following a poll showing less than half of people in London would call 999 if they or a loved one had one of the lesser known symptoms. Backed by celebrities including […]

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