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Oriel – your views on the development of the new Moorfields Eye Hospital

Oriel is the  proposal to design, build and operate a new, purpose-built centre of excellence for eye care, research and education for Moorfields Eye Hospital and the UCL Institute of Ophthalm. It is a joint venture between Moorfields Eye Hospital, UCL and Moorfields Eye Charity. It is proposed for services at Moorfields Eye Hospital on …
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Make your mental health a priority this year

Stress, worry, anxiety, depression or other mental health problems affect one in four of us regardless of our age, gender or background. However, due to the fear of being judged or secluded, too many of us do not feel comfortable talking about our emotional state with others, and hesitate to seek support, to the extent …
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Cervical Screening Project in Hammersmith & Fulham

Over 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year and is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under. Cervical screening – or a smear test – can help find cervical irregularities before they develop into cervical cancer and saves lives. Cancer of the cervix often has no symptoms in its early …
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Join Carers Network As Volunteer Development Officer

Volunteer Development Officer Salary £16,200 (27,000 FTE) Hours: 22.5 per week, to include some unsocial hours Contract: 12-months contract with possible extension Benefits: Pension: 7% employer contribution Join Carers Network on their new venture in supporting unpaid carers and enhancing their lives. They are looking for an ambitious and creative expert in working with volunteers.  You will  help them …
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Join Carers Network As Carers Service Manager

Careers Service Manager £31,000 per annum (37.5 hours per week) 7% pension, interest free travel loan available Careers Network  are seeking an exceptional candidate to oversee and develop services to support carers in diverse boroughs in Central London. The post holder will provide leadership and day-to-day guidance to the Carers Hub teams, including line managing …
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How Are Palliative Care Services Working in North West London?

Resident and organisations in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea & Westminster are being asked for their views on how well adult palliative care services are working across the three boroughs as part of an independent review launched in December.  The review aims to make improvements for patients, to make sure services are joined up …
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What Are You Doing This Month to Get Back to a Healthier You?

The NHS  across North West London has launched a campaign to encourage everyone to feel happier and healthier by making #MyJanuary pledge. Small steps can really help improve your physical and mental wellbeing.  The start of the year tends to be the time that most of us start thinking about how we can better look …
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London Vision Expands Across The Capital

London Vision’s 2019 strategy to strengthen the service provision for blind and partially sighted people across London. 2019 will see London Vision establish itself as the first sight loss organisation dedicated to serving blind and partially sighted people across all of London’s 32 boroughs. London Vision is focused on strengthening the capital’s sight loss community …
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The Adovcacy Project Mental Health Magazine

Do live or work in London and have lived experience of mental health, either personally or as a carer? Speakeasy was a magazine which ran from 2010 to 2018, in mental health hospitals in Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster. Written by service users and for service users, it provided a creative means for people in …
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Nominations open for the Westminster Care Awards

The Care Awards are open for people to nominate carers across Westminster. Please help Westminster recognise and celebrate unpaid carers by letting your colleagues and networks know about the awards and send your nominations in now. The deadline for this year’s nominations in 8th February 2019. Nominate Today To see categories and to nominate please …
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