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2017

Don’t put off getting the flu vaccination

Published: 20 November 2017

Flu is an unpleasant illness for most people, but for certain vulnerable groups the effects can be severe. People with a long term medical condition, pregnant women, those aged 65 or over and carers can get a flu vaccine free of charge on the NHS .. (read more)

Prescribing wisely

Published: 30 October 2017

NHS North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is launching two programmes to change the way we prescribe medicines across our eight boroughs*. Earlier this year, NW London CCGs engaged with public and stakehold .. (read more)

Ealing Hospital Update

Published: 25 July 2017

What you need to know about Ealing Hospital Over the last few months there has been some conflicting information published about the future of Ealing Hospital. The NHS in Ealing has produced some information to info .. (read more)

Hot Weather Warning

Published: 19 June 2017

A Level Three Heatwave Warning has been issued as there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 0900 on Monday and 0900 on Thursday in parts of England. An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. .. (read more)

Get involved in our NHS diabetes video!

Published: 16 June 2017

The NHS in North West London is looking for people to help design and make a video to support people living with diabetes. This exciting opportunity comes during national Diabetes Week (11 – 17 June), as we join the rest .. (read more)

Fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington

Published: 14 June 2017

The NHS strongly urges people not to attend A&E unless it really is an emergency, as hospitals are extremely busy. If you need medical advice please contact your local GP as usual or call 111 for more urgent advice. .. (read more)

The future of Ealing Hospital

Published: 31 May 2017

It has come to our attention that campaign material is being published both online and in printed leaflets with incorrect and untrue claims about the future of Ealing Hospital. Although we have stated this previously we want to make it clear again to our staff, patients and local residents that there have never been any plans to close Ealing Hospital. Ealing Hospital will change, NOT close. .. (read more)

Improving patient transport

Published: 24 May 2017

Patients and service users are invited to join us for a discussion on how we will assess people for patient transport across North West London. Join us on  .. (read more)

Which health services will be open over Easter?

Published: 11 April 2017

Ahead of the Easter holiday this weekend, patients in North West London are asked to make sure their medicine cabinets are fully stocked and they have their prescription medications. Many minor illnesses and injuries can be treated easily at .. (read more)

Improving patient transport

Published: 04 April 2017

Join us for a discussion on how patients will access patient transport services across North West London in the future. .. (read more)

Featherstone Road Walk-in Centre to close

Published: 14 March 2017

Featherstone Walk-in Centre is to close on 20 April 2017. In September 2014, Ealing Governing Body agreed to decommission the walk-in centre element of the Featherstone Road Practice.  We have waited to implement the decision until a number .. (read more)

HeadsUp Primary Care Forum

Published: 14 March 2017

HeadsUp (the Mental Health Network), are hosting a Primary Care Forum. The forum is for people with experience of mental health problems. Guest speakers from West London Mental Health Trust (WLMHT) will be present. This is an opportunity to gain s .. (read more)

GP Online Services

Published: 01 March 2017

Online booking and prescriptions for Ealing GP surgeries People registered with a GP surgery can now book appointments and request repeat prescriptions at a time convenient to them, thanks to GP online services. Thes .. (read more)

NWL Wide Review of NICE Guidance of Lower Back Pain Management

Published: 14 February 2017

North West London (NWL) Clinical Commissioning Groups(CCG) are currently undertaking a NWL Wide review of the NICE guidance on the management of Lower Back Pain, a key part of this includes stakeholder engagement, including patients.  A patient en .. (read more)

Diagnostic Radiographer Education Day

Published: 02 February 2017

The NHS in NW London took a day out to support and encourage radiographers to reach their career goals and aspirations, at our Diagnostic Radiographer Education Day on Saturday 28 January. .. (read more)

Running to better health

Published: 31 January 2017

Ealing IAPT has organised a ‘Running to Better Health’ 8 week structured programme to encourage physical activity and improve wellbeing. All standards are welcome, either running, jogging or walking in a fun, social environment. There will also be .. (read more)

Smokefree Campaign Launched

Published: 05 January 2017

Public Health England are pleased to announce that the Tobacco Health Harms campaign has officially launched.  The Smokefree campaign provides free, proven support for you! Millions have used Smokefree support to help t .. (read more)

Game-changing new NHS kit saves up to 8 hours per week

Published: 04 January 2017

At a special event in December, the NHS North West London Critical Care Network celebrated the successful rollout of its new kit bag for smoothly transferring patients between wards, when patients go for scans and from one hospital to another for .. (read more)