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Healthwatch Central West London publishes ‘Healthcare in the Digital Era’ report

Healthwatch Central West London (HWCWL) has published its latest report: Healthcare in the Digital Era: an exploration of young people’s health needs and aspirations in Hammersmith & Fulham. The report tests the assumption that young people want to access healthcare and health information online. We spoke to young people[1] (16-21 years old) in Hammersmith & …
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Primary Care Awards 2020!

RCGP North & West London Faculty want you to put forward your favourite GP, nurse, receptionist or member of a Practice Team for a richly deserved Primary Care Award. Can you think of a star you have come across who should be recognised for all their hard work? Well, let’s honour them together. If you …
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London Clinical Senate Opportunity: Join their Patient & Public Voice Group

London Clinical Senate provides independent, strategic advice and leadership to support commissioners to arrive at the best possible healthcare decisions for their populations. The role Would you like to make a positive difference to health and care services at a London level? If you have strong knowledge of the healthcare needs of your local community …
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Fitness, fashion and more fun at Open Age H&F 2020

Open Age has presented its winter programme, filled with exciting activities, including: A 10-week Healthy Hearts cardiovascular health programme A visit to the V&A for a stunning exhibition on Japanese Kimonos and their influence on fashion. Creative Writing workshops Ballroom Dancing Zumba Tech tutorialsand many more! The new term begins on Monday 6th January and …
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Freedom Programme: support group for women from Total Family Coaching

The Freedom Program assists women to identify and understand the tactics, behaviours and beliefs of abusive partners and which beliefs they may have shared.  A common belief held is that “It’s all my fault.” The group sessions available in English, Arabic, Albanian, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi and Serbo-Croat languages provide an opportunity for women to: develop …
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Adult Mental Health First Aid courses for Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea Mind ore offering FREE Adult Mental Health First Aid courses, for anyone working with the local community, as part of their commitment to raise awareness and promote a better understanding of mental health problems. ADULT Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for organisations who work with people over the age of …
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North West London Activities For The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Today is the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence – an international campaign that encourages action to be taken to end violence against women and girls (VAWG). It’s also International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which marks the start of the campaign which runs until 10 December which is Human Rights Day. Over the …
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Keep Antibiotics Working – They May Not Be Needed For Your Health Condition

Last week was World Antibiotic Awareness Week and North West London CCGs are encouraging all residents to only take antibiotics when absolutely necessary. Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent some types of bacterial infection, and work by killing bacteria or preventing them from spreading. They may be used to treat bacterial infections that could …
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North West London NHS Asks: Do You #Knowalcohol?

“Alcohol Awareness Week is a good opportunity to assess your levels of drinking and the effect that alcohol has on your life. There is no shame in asking for help if you struggle to control your drinking. If you think you may have a problem with alcohol, there is lots of support out there to …
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New Cafe Table Scheme For Carers Visiting Hospitals

This new project aims to bring together unpaid carers who are visiting or looking after their loved ones in hospital. Charing Cross Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital are the first hospitals to participate. The project was founded by one of our service users, Caroline Aldiss. Those sitting at these Carers Cuppa tables will know that they are …
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