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The NHS is open in London over the August Bank Holiday weekend

On this Bank Holiday, Londoners will have access to a range of healthcare services through extended access GP appointments or urgent treatment centres. Those with more urgent medical issues can also call NHS 111 to speak with a fully trained adviser, 24 hours a day, who can connect them to a nurse, emergency dentist or […]

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70 new London nurses to join Florence Nightingale Foundation

NHS England and NHS Improvement will join forces with the Florence Nightingale Foundation to celebrate NHS70, and ensure the very best talents in nursing and midwifery are given the chance to shape the future of the service. As part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations, NHS England has committed funding for 70 London nurses to […]

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Learning and outcomes from the implementation of Child Sexual Abuse services in London 2015-2018

This report details the learning during the implementation of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) services in London as part of the CSA Transformation Programme 2015-2018. The CSA Transformation Programme set out to pilot three approaches to supporting children and young people after experiencing CSA. These three models were the Children and Young People’s Haven Service (CYP […]

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New local health and care partnership for London could save lives

Doctors and nurses will be able to reduce unnecessary patient tests and improve safety through better working between hospitals and GPs and social care in London. New partnerships will be introduced giving health and care staff better and faster access to vital information about the person in their care, so they can determine the right […]

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Health and Care Heroes to represent London in NHS Birthday Awards

The NHS in London has today (Friday 18th May) revealed the ten individuals and teams it has chosen as regional champions in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.  The champions – including a paediatrician who has transformed A&E care for children and a ‘virtual surgeon’ pioneering technology use in the operating theatre – will […]

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NHS mental health support for people affected by the London terror attacks

The NHS is promoting a free, confidential mental health service to help people affected by the 2017 London terrorist attacks in Westminster, Finsbury Park, London Bridge and Parsons Green. It is focused on helping people directly affected by the four incidents such as survivors, witnesses, the bereaved, immediate family members and emergency responders, who may […]

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Stay ‘elfy this Christmas

As we prepare for the Christmas and New Year period, NHS England (London) is sharing important information about how Londoners can access health services if they need them. Although not every GP practice will be open over the holidays, Londoners will be able to book routine GP appointments in the evenings, weekends and over the […]

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Extra GP appointments available in the evening and at the weekend for Londoners

Over 9 million Londoners will now be able to book routine GP appointments in the evening, at the weekend and over bank holidays as London becomes the first area to offer everyone improved access to GP services. The scheme, which is funded by NHS England’s GP Forward View, will provide an additional 75,000 appointments each […]

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