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The biggest reform to General Practice in a generation brings new services for patients across the capital

The biggest reform to General Practice in a generation brings new services for patients across the capital Shake up will see physiotherapists, pharmacists, paramedics and other professionals working with London’s GP surgeries to provide better out of hospital care  A major transformation in the way London’s family doctors work launches today (Monday 1 July 2019). […]

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No need to be caught on the hop this Easter: The NHS in London is open

With the four-day weekend fast approaching, one of the capital’s top doctors, Dr Vin Diwakar, is reminding Londoners that there are a number of ways to get medical care if they become unwell this Easter. As the first Bank Holiday of the year, Accident and Emergency departments and ambulance services are expected to be busier […]

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NHS to celebrate health and care heroes as it launches parliamentary awards

The NHS has today launched its parliamentary awards to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call of duty. The awards were created to celebrate NHS staff, carers and volunteers – their hard work, innovative ideas and unwavering efforts to put patients first. Individuals and teams will be key […]

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Doctors and patients – who are growing vegetables for Lambeth residents – welcomed The Duchess of Cornwall

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Lambeth’s GP Food Co-op Garden yesterday (7 February) to celebrate its 6th birthday and successes in supporting local patients through gardening. The group of clinicians and patients are growing food for the community at hospital sites and GP practices across the borough, to support patients with long […]

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Peter Boorman receives OBE for emergency response leadership in London

Peter Boorman, NHS England (London) Lead for Emergency Preparedness, Resilience & Response (EPRR), has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list. The award is in recognition of Peter’s 16-year career in EPRR, during which he led the NHS in London’s preparations and responses to some of the most difficult challenges and tragedies […]

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Over 65s Urged To Take Advantage Of Record Flu Vaccination Programme

The Chief Nursing Officer for England and the London Regional Medical Director Dr Vin Diwakar urged the over 65s to take advantage of NHS England’s biggest ever flu vaccination programme. Older people across London are being offered the most effective vaccine in the world as part of the programme which is providing a record 8.5million […]

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