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Incident at Parsons Green

Issued Sunday 17 September 10:45AM The receiving hospitals for the incident at Parsons Green are Imperial, Chelsea and Westminster, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and St George’s. There were 30 patients received by London hospitals. London Ambulance took 19 patients to hospitals, and the others self-presented (London Ambulance’s full statement). Receiving Trust Number of patients received Number […]

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Response to the Mayor’s King’s Fund STP Report

A spokesperson for NHS England (London) said: “NHS reforms are clearly working in London, because despite continued population growth, emergency hospital admissions last year rose by only 0.4% – much less than across the rest of the country. There is wide agreement about the need for expanded prevention and out-of-hospital care, but new safeguards are […]

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London comes together to tackle nurse shortages

The NHS in London is collaborating with partners across the capital to combat shortages in nursing. The CapitalNurse Programme is a project of collective action between directors of nursing and HR directors from service providers, NHS England, Health Education England, NHS Improvement, education providers, Sustainability and Transformation Plans, trade unions and professional organisations who have […]

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Bank Holiday health information for Londoners

As we prepare for the August bank holiday, NHS England (London) is sharing important information ahead of the three day weekend, including how Londoners can access health services if they need them. Although not every GP practice will be open on the bank holiday, Londoners have access to a range of services through out of […]

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Clinical Pharmacists Programme – second wave announcement

Below are the second wave supported London sites of Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice. Please note that this list is subject to change. The deadline for the third wave of applications is 29th September 2017.   Supported site CCG King’s Health Partners and Hurley Clinical Partnership NHS Lambeth CCG, NHS Southwark CCG, NHS Lewisham CCG, […]

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New Medical Director for Primary Care & Digital Transformation in London

NHS England (London) has announced its new Medical Director for Primary Care and Digital Transformation – Dr Jonty Heaversedge. Dr Heaversedge is a well-known and respected GP with nearly two decades of experience, including teaching and training GPs and medical students, working for many years as a GP Partner in an inner city practice in […]

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Statement on attack at Finsbury Park mosque

Issued at Monday 19 June 13:00PM A spokesperson for NHS England (London) said: “Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the appalling incident at Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park earlier this morning. We are working closely with emergency services and all organisations involved. While there are robust measures in place to manage major incidents, […]

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Statement on fire at Grenfell Tower

Updated Thursday 15 June at 5.05pm Dr Vinod Diwakar Medical Director for NHS England (London) said: “Across London, we are continuing to respond to the tragic incident at the Grenfell tower block in Kensington. We would like to thank staff across the NHS who have been pulling out all the stops in caring for the […]

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Bank Holiday health information for Londoners

As we get ready for the bank holiday weekend, NHS England (London) is sharing important information to prepare for the four day weekend, including how Londoners can access health services. Not every GP practice will be open on the bank holidays but Londoners can still access services through out of hours GP access hubs, walk–in […]

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Welcome to #GPLondon

Liz Wise is Director of Primary Care Commissioning – NHS England (London) & Programme Director – Transforming Primary Care, Healthy London Partnership. Here, Liz introduces #GPLondon – a campaign to celebrate general practice in the capital, shine a spotlight on its challenges, and explain what NHS England is doing to deliver the improvements set out […]

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